Celebrate Earth Month and Join Us for Our First Riverbank Cleanup of the Year!

8th Annual Kansas River Cleanup
Saturday, April 23, 2022
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
North 2nd St. and Locust Ave.
Lawrence, KS

Friends of the Kaw, the City of Lawrence, The Merc Co+op, the Lawrence Community Shelter, and The Nature Conservancy in Kansas invite you to help us pick up litter along the river in Lawrence. We’ll meet in the city parking lot on the southeast corner of N. 2nd and Locust St. From there, we’ll divide into teams and clean the north bank of the river.

Sign up at so we know you’re coming! Email questions to Kim Bellemere at

Wear sturdy shoes and clothes that can get dirty. Bring gloves and water to drink. We’ll have extra water available and snacks provided by The Merc!