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StreamSweepers and NCCC meet with District 9 Congressman, Morgan Griffith

This past Thursday, September 3, StreamSweepers and the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) Team in SWVA had a virtual meeting with Virginia’s 9th District Congressman, Morgan Griffith. District 9 encompasses the Southwest tip of Virginia to Martinsville on the East, and North to Clifton Forge, Virginia. After a brief introduction of the history of […]

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StreamSweepers Working with AmeriCorps NCCC

For the first time in StreamSweepers history, we applied for and were accepted to receive a National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) team to help us finish our season on the Clinch River in Southwest VA. The team is comprised of ten young people, ages 18-24, from all over the country who are dedicated to making […]

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2020 Sweeper Crew Hiring is OPEN!

See our indeed post to apply. We’re also still accepting applications for our 2020 On-Water Manager. This blog provides information and commentary that may not represent the views of the Center’s Directors and Advisors

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Update from our River Maintenance Steward on the Clinch

Bryona Ward, a 2019 Clinch River StreamSweeper has been hard at work since the close of our summer season as our first ever River Maintenance Steward. Additional year-end support from TVA allowed us to fund this position for the first time on the Clinch River. Bryona visits – weekly or bi-weekly as weather permits – […]

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2020 Clinch Crew Assembling Soon

StreamSweepers will be hiring our 2020 on-water manager and Sweeper crew over the next few months. Check out our Facebook page @ClinchRiverCleanup for up-to-date hiring information or email our Project Manager, Maddie Gordon, at maddie@naturalcapital.us. This blog provides information and commentary that may not represent the views of the Center’s Directors and Advisors

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Clinch River StreamSweepers Set Records for Comprehensive Industrial Trash Removal

Every few days, this is what the Clinch StreamSweepers are pulling out of one the most beautiful and biologically diverse rivers in North America.

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StreamSweepers Train Friends of the Middle River on GPS-based Trash and Resilience Assessment

Earlier this week, StreamSweepers Senior Staff trained one of Virginia’s best watershed groups – Friends of the Middle River on their digital resilience assessment, including the locations of trash and junk in the river. A great group of volunteers is going to begin work in the next few weeks using the same protocol that has […]

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Clinch River StreamSweepers Hired, Trained, and Hitting the Ground Running for 2019

Clinch River Program Manager Maddie Gordon and OnWater Manager Kira Lander have hired an incredible crew for this summer: Shiloh Lyttle, Dalton Mullins, Della Cole, Bryona Ward, Erin Stanley, Will Sowards, Wilder Meade, Dylan Hall

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Friends of Hazel River Trained for Summer 2019 Ecological Assessment

Thanks to Natural Capital Board Member Superstar Harriet Giles for organizing a Friends of the Hazel River volunteer group to tackle Hazel River Assessment beginning the Summer of 2019. With a rapid mini-fundraising campaign for new Garmin GPS units successfully under their belts and training on StreamSweepers ecological assessment protocol used on hundreds of miles […]

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StreamSweepers is Now Hiring in Southwest Virginia for the Clinch River Cleanup

Call Maddie Gordon at 276-608-7899 for more information.