Pearl Riverkeeper presents the Pearl River Clean Sweep and Wildlife Festival on Sept. 22, 2018. The river clean-up and post-party take place at Honey Island Fish House, 6583 Pump Slough Rd., Pearl River.
The "clean sweep" part of the day will be from 9am to 1pm. Bring your own kayak/canoe, or reserve one with Honey Island Kayak Tours by phone at (985) 290-0002 and online, here: https://fareharbor.com/embeds/book/honeyislandkayaktours/items/66113/availability/144023348/book/?flow=4289.
Volunteers can begin signing in at 8 am; the group will hit the water by 9am.
The Clean Sweep After-party and Wildlife Festival start at 1 pm and include free food and live music for all volunteers. Enjoy horse rides, a bounce house, water slide, hands-on wildlife games and face painting, and booths by the Gulf Restoration Network, Louisiana Amphibian and Reptile Enthusiasts, Nature to Geaux, Sierra Club - Delta Chapter (Louisiana), Help Search & Rescue Dog Team, and Wings of Hope Wildlife Sanctuary.
Pearl Riverkeeper's mission is to protect, defend and restore the Pearl River watershed. Pearl Riverkeeper is a citizen-based, 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to advocating for improved water quality, educating the public and promoting recreational opportunities in the Pearl River watershed.