Great St. Johns River Cleanup

Great St. Johns River Cleanup

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St. Johns Riverkeeper is partnering with counties, businesses, and nonprofits throughout the watershed to clean up the St. Johns River and its tributaries. Over 50 cleanups in Duval, St. Johns, Putnam, Volusia and Seminole are planned during the month-long Great St. Johns River Cleanup! Beginning on March 18 and continuing through April 22, join an official cleanup in your county or organize a cleanup of your own. By participating and sharing your efforts on social media, you will also have a chance to win $1,000 (see below)!

Great St. Johns River Cleanup

St. Johns Riverkeeper is excited to collaborate with local governments and other organizations to expand our collective cleanup efforts across the St. Johns River watershed this spring. Together, we can make a difference! If you’re cleaning up on your own, let us know how many bags you collected!

Additional support for the Great St. Johns River Cleanup provided by First Horizon Bank

St. Johns River Cleanup

Find a Cleanup in Your County

March 18, 2023

St. Johns RIVERKEEPER staff and partners will be leading cleanups at Charles Reese Memorial Park, Harborview Boat Ramp, Hollybrook Park and Ribault River Preserve Park.

April 8, 2023

Putnam County: Friends of Welaka will be hosting their quarterly town wide cleanup in Welaka on Saturday, April 8. For the first time, volunteers will be cleaning up the riverfront in Welaka. Volunteers will meet at the town hall pavilion located at 400 4th Avenue in Welaka. Coffee and snacks will be available beginning at 8 a.m., supplies will be distributed, and volunteers will break into groups so that everyone can be in their assigned neighborhood at 9 a.m. Volunteers interested in cleaning the riverfront should meet at Bryant’s Wharf at 9 a.m.

If you would like to volunteer for the event in Welaka or assist in the cleanup of additional areas in Putnam County, please contact Jessica Finch, Putnam County Community Engagement Coordinator, at for more information.

April 16, 2023

Duval County: Rising Tides, St. Johns RIVERKEEPER’s young professionals group, will lead a cleanup in Powers Park in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Jacksonville from 10 a.m. – noon.

April 22, 2023

Downtown Jacksonville – coming soon! Sponsored by First Horizon Bank

cleanup photo

Win $1,000 from your Local Ford Dealers

Post a photo on social media with #StJohnsRiverCleanUp and tag @sjriverkeeper and @yoursfd for a chance to win a $1,000 Visa Gift Card from your Local Ford Dealers!

View the official contest rules here.