Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Help Clean Up Burlco Parks

Burlco officials are scheduling spring clean-ups at two county parks near the Delaware River. Registration is required.

Help Clean Up Burlco Parks

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Burlco officials are now scheduling spring clean-ups at two county parks.  Registration is required.

Amico Island, which sits at the confluence of the Delaware River and Rancocas Creek, will be first, on Sat. March 10, from 9 to 12.  The 55-acre park in Delanco has upland forests, 2 miles of trails, and freshwater ponds. 

Volunteers should bring drinking water and should wear long pants and long sleeved-shirts.  Gloves and trash bags will be provided.  Litter will be removed from along the shoreline.

Folks should register with the county's Clean Communities office at cleancomm@co.burlington.nj.us, or (609) 499-1001, ext. 266.

The other cleanups are March 24, 9-12, at Pennington Park and Newton's Landing Trail in Delanco, and then on April 22 (Earth Day) at Amico Island, 10-1.  For the Earth Day cleanup, register at parks@co.burlington.nj.us  or 609-265-5858. 


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Written by Inquirer staff writer Jan Hefler, the Burlco Buzz blog covers breaking news in the the county, as well as its quirky characters, crime cases, politics, outdoor recreation and environment. Contact Jan at jhefler@phillynews.com.

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