On Saturday, March 2, folks from all over Texas will be participating in the world's longest river clean up. We will be picking up trash along the entire length of the San Marcos River (approximately 90 miles).
We will meet at Spencer Canoes at 9:00 a.m., across the river in Martindale. A group meeting will be held for everyone paddling the sections of river between The San Marcos River Retreat and Luling at 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning at Spencer Canoes.
ACA and Red Cross certified kayak and canoe instructor Susan Eda has invited the Austin Area Paddlers to join her and her group from Houston in cleaning a section between Fentress and Prairie Lea. Along with leading this part of the clean up, Susan has offered to provide informal paddling instruction during the event on an as-asked basis.
Everyone participating in this event is invited to camp free at either Shady Grove Campground/ Spencer Canoes or at the San Marcos River Retreat for the weekend.
Starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday evening there will be a meal provided by the San Marcos River Foundation at Shady Grove/Spencer Canoes.
On Sunday morning at 8 a.m., there will be a non-denominational Christian worship service at the San Marcos River Retreat (Tom Goynes’ campground, next to TG Canoe.)
San Marcos River Foundation: http://www.sanmarcosriver.org
River Cleanup press release: http://www.txrivers.org/archive/smrivercleanup.pdf
Shady Grove Campground/ Spencer Canoes: http://www.spencercanoes.net
San Marcos River Retreat: http://www.sanmarcosriverretreat.com