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Allegheny Wild & Scenic Clean-Up August 2019

A storm on July 19, 2019, in Venango County, flooded Deep Hollow Road and washed campers, automobiles, metal, aluminum, wood, axels, and other debris into the river. The Allegheny River Rats, Allegheny Valley Conservancy, Oil Region Alliance,  and other community organizations need your help to clean up the river, banks, islands, launches, and surrounding areas from the confluence of Lower Two Mile Run and the river south to Emlenton.

Allegheny Wild & Scenic River Clean-Up:
When: Sunday August 25, 2019 @ 10:00am

Where: Franklin Boat Launch (Elk Street, just up the street from OARS) 

What To Bring: Gloves and a Camera

What Will Be Provided: Trash bags. Dumpsters at Fisherman's Cove will be provided by Landscaping Connections. Lunch will be provided by the Butcher Block & the Allegheny River Rats.

For more information about this clean up, contact Jessica at 814-516-7478.


More clean up dates will be scheduled soon. Follow the Allegheny River Rats and the Allegheny River on Facebook for updates. 

If would like to make a financial contribution to help cover the costs of the fuel for the boats and disposal of the trash that will go to the landfill, please contact

Volunteers, there are some things you should know about safety before you participate in the clean up. Click on the PDF below to read special instructions from our team. Thank you for your attention to this matter. 

It is very important that volunteer hours and items pulled from the water are properly documented. Volunteers, please open and print the PDF below. You will fill out these forms during the clean up: 

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