East Windsor Township and The Watershed Institute To Hold Stream Cleanup at Etra Lake Park On Saturday, April 24

East Windsor Township and The Watershed Institute, in cooperation with the Americorps Watershed Ambassador Program, are co-sponsoring a stream cleanup on Saturday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Etra Lake Park, located on Disbrow Hill Road.  Residents are encouraged to join in the stream clean-up to help collect trash and recyclables in the area.

Mayor Mironov stated, “We encourage residents to participate in this worthwhile community cleanup effort at Etra Lake Park, as a terrific way to help protect our natural resources.  The purpose of this cleanup is to remove litter from our local watershed streams, to assist in keeping our water sources clean and providing for a cleaner and more environmentally healthy stream.”

Residents who want to participate MUST PRE-REGISTER BY FRIDAY, APRIL 16.  To ensure compliance with current health guidelines, pre-registration is required and a maximum of 25 people per available time slot will be permitted, masks covering the mouth and nose are mandatory, and temperature checks will be performed upon arrival. Hand sanitizer will be available, but it is recommended that participants bring their own in order to best maintain a safe distance between groups and staff. Volunteers should wear closed-toed shoes and long pants and bring work gloves and a reusable water bottle. Trash bags will be provided. Adults must accompany minors.  For further information or to register, visit The Watershed Institute website at www.thewatershed.org or contact Erin Stretz at estretz@thewatershed.org or (609) 737-3735, ext. 17.


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