Great St. Johns River Cleanup

Great St. Johns River Cleanup

St. Johns Riverkeeper is partnering with counties, businesses, and nonprofits throughout the watershed to clean up the St. Johns River and its tributaries. Over 60 cleanups in Duval, St. Johns, Brevard, Clay, Orange, Volusia, Putnam and Seminole are planned during the month-long Great St. Johns River Cleanup! Beginning on March 16 and continuing through April 25, join an official cleanup in your county or organize a cleanup of your own. 

Current Sites Cleaned 2024

Current Volunteers 2024

Current Bags of Trash 2024

Current Hours Worked 2024

Current Pounds of Trash 2024

Great St. Johns River Cleanup

Downtown Jacksonville

Seminole County

Rising Tides in Murray Hill

Goodby's Creek

Jacksonville Riverwalk

Seminole Kayak Cleanup


Jacksonville St. Johns River Celebration

Orange County

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!

Find a Cleanup in Your County

April 25, 2024

Thursday, April 25 | St. Johns County | Deep Creek Soft Launch | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

St. Johns County Parks and Recreation has partnered with Hagan Coastal Outfitters to help keep our amazing waterways clean. 

Saturday, April 27 | Goodbys Creek Paddleboard Cleanup | Wicked Barley | 9 a.m.

Try something new, support a local business, AND do your part for the Great St. Johns River Cleanup! Join Florida Yoga and Paddle (FYP) for a paddle cleanup and SUP yoga session on Goodbys Creek. FYP is offering an opportunity to clean Goodbys Creek before enjoying a relaxing yoga session surrounded by water and nature right from your paddleboard in honor of Earth Day.

The cleanup will begin at 9 a.m. and yoga will begin around 9:45 a.m. Please arrive 15 minutes early and watch this instructional video prior to the event. The cost is $50 if you’re renting a board, and $25 if you’re bringing your own. Reach out directly to Kate Vallas at Florida Yoga and Paddle on Instagram (@flyp.yogapaddleco) or Facebook to reserve your spot and pay via Venmo or Paypal. Registration includes yoga, and a free beer from Wicked Barley.

Saturday, April 27 | Ribault River Community Cleanup | Ribault River Preserve Park | 9-11 a.m.

Join St. Johns Riverkeeper for a cleanup in partnership with Gullah Geechee Community Cultural Trust, JaxParks, Sol Margin Fishing and Conservation Foundation, Ribault Sportsmen Association, and LISC Jacksonville. Sol Margin will be available to share information about how to have a positive fishing experience at the pier.

cleanup photo

Win $100 from SJRK

We are giving away THREE $100 gift cards! All you have to do is post a photo on social media with #StJohnsRiverCleanUp, tag @sjriverkeeper and complete the reporting form for a chance to win a $100 Visa Gift Card! View the official contest rules here.