GREAT Annual Clean-up

To Participate:

Saturday, September 8th, 2018, 9 AM- 2 PM. Staging area is the CMS Energy Band shell off Cooper St. in Downtown Jackson. (Map) Parking is available at the adjacent CMS Energy parking garage. Contact us if you bring a canoe (no kayaks). No need to reserve a boat as GREAT and other canoes will be available. Dress for the weather and to be in or near the water. Gloves, tools, and other equipment will be provided. At conclusion, lunch food provided from various local restaurant vendors. (Flyer). To bring a signed waiver: Adult Minor

The 2018 Results:

The morning of September 8, 2018 was near perfect weather with mid 70's, no wind and rain. There were 79 volunteers, including Junior ROTC Program high school students and a gorup from CMS Energy. About 6 miles of the Grand River was cleaned from East High Street to past Parnell Rd. The 10 cubic yards of trash collected from the Grand River comprising mainly bottles, cans, and styrofoam, but some other items included automobile parts, clothes, furniture, glass, highway barrels, bicycle, and a few tires. The tires were picked up and recycled.

View Pictures 2017

2018 Clean-up Sponsors

Camp Storer City of Jackson Buffalo Wild Wings
Emmons Service Fazolis Granger ( Trash) Hinkley Bakery
Golden Knights Cadets (JrROTC) Jackson Coffee Co.
Jackson County Conservation District Jackson Area Transit Authority

Lester Brothers Construction Libra Industries Little Caesars Pizza
Granger Marino's Pizza McDonalds Modern Waste Systems Inc.
Papa John Pizza
Upper Grand River Watershed Alliance
Jackson Coney Island

Previous Clean-up Slideshows