The 36th annual Umpqua River Clean-Up Day will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 28.

The Umpqua Watersheds Restoration Committee is seeking volunteers to help clean up the shores of the Umpqua River from its headwaters to the ocean.

Participants are asked to bring water, rain gear and sturdy shoes. Umpqua Watersheds will supply gloves, trash bags and trash grabbers.

Participants can begin by contacting a coordinator in the area where they want to clean up. Downtown Roseburg's coordinator Barbara Lynch can be reached at 541-670-1099; Sutherlin's Kris Reed at 541-580-8987; Upper Cow Creek's Marguerite Garrison at 541-837-3429; Tiller/Upper Cow Creek's Stanley Petrowski at 541-825-3070; Main Umpqua's coordinator Bob Allen at 541-580-5269; Little River's Geoff Niles at 541-496-3886; Winston-Dillard's Bob Hoehne at 541-679-7077; North Umpqua's Brian Peters at 541-530-6782 and Tyee/Elkton's Alan Bunce at 541-580-4208.

For more information about the event, contact Brian Peters at 541-530-6782 or Umpqua Watersheds at 541-672-7065.

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Carisa Cegavske is the senior reporter for The News-Review. She can be reached at or 541-957-4213. Follow her on Twitter @carisa_cegavske

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7th Annual South Umpqua River Cleanup is this Saturday at 10am

Micelli Park to Mill St - this yea cleanup lea day Eagle Scouts of America

Signup sheet and information station at Micelli Park, Dumpster located on Mill St.

Cheers to all cleanup volunteers!! Thank you for your time and your efforts -

bless you

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