Great Sierra River Cleanup

Higher Foresthill Bridge railings decrease trash dumping, allow expanded cleanup

An illegal dumpers’ magnet for more than 40 years, the 730-foot-high Foresthill Bridge has recently installed higher railings - and that has resulted in a significant decreas ...

Reader Input: Gratitude to Sierra cleanup

Last week, the Sierra Nevada Conservancy held a training session in Auburn for community organizations interested in coordinating a cleanup site for the 2014 Great Sierra River Cle ...

Thousands volunteer to clean Sierra rivers

About 4,500 volunteers participated in the Great Sierra River Cleanup Saturday in various parts of Placer County and Northern California. Volunteers collected 151 tons of trash, ap ...

Volunteers scour 151 tons of trash in Great Sierra River Cleanup

An estimated 4,500 volunteers collected approximately 151 tons of trash, appliances, car parts and other debris during the second annual Great Sierra River Cleanup Saturday. The ...

Event keeping local waters clean

On Saturday morning local residents can help get trash out of waterways and surrounding areas. The Sierra Nevada Conservancy is hosting its second annual Great Sierra River Cleanu ...

Community made a day of sprucing up the confluence

The inaugural Great Sierra River Cleanup took out the trash in 22 counties, including Placer. Sponsored by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, Saturday’s garbage pickup drew an estim ...