** Follow Up Note ** Thank you to the many volunteers who showed up to keep 2,040 lbs. of trash out of our watersheds! And a special “Thank You” to Mad Co Brew House for brewing a delicious small batch “Ivy River Pale” and donating $1 of every pint to our organization. Also, a big “Thank You” to The Sweet Monkey Bakery & Cafe for feeding our hungry volunteers excellent pizza. Check out our Facebook page for pictures of the event.

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 River Clean-up 1-4 pm  Mad Co Brew House Beer Release/Sweet Monkey pizza 4-7 pm  Live music by “The Appalucians” 6 pm   Clean-up participants (21 years & up) will receive one free Ivy River Pale for their efforts!   Join Ivy River Partners for a community river clean-up at Redmon Dam near downtown Marshall and celebrate with us after at Mad Co Brew House for a beer release celebration featuring the “Ivy River Pale,” plus made-from-scratch Sweet Monkey Pizza ($2/slice). Stay for live music by Black Mountain folk band “The Appalucians.”  All clean-up equipment provided (gloves, trash grabbers, bags, waders)   Directions to Redmon Dam Clean-up   From downtown Marshall:  Head North on Main Street to HWY 25/70. Turn left onto 25/70 and drive .7 mile. Turn left onto Little Pine Road and drive 1 mile. Turn left onto Sweet Water Rd. (there is no “Sweet Water” street sign on this side of Little Pine Rd., but there is on the right side for reference). Follow this road, keeping right at the fork and pass under railroad bridge to river parking lot that is located next to dam on French Broad River. Park Here.   We hope to see you November 10th!

River Clean-up 1-4 pm

Mad Co Brew House Beer Release/Sweet Monkey pizza 4-7 pm

Live music by “The Appalucians” 6 pm

Clean-up participants (21 years & up) will receive one free Ivy River Pale for their efforts!

Join Ivy River Partners for a community river clean-up at Redmon Dam near downtown Marshall and celebrate with us after at Mad Co Brew House for a beer release celebration featuring the “Ivy River Pale,” plus made-from-scratch Sweet Monkey Pizza ($2/slice). Stay for live music by Black Mountain folk band “The Appalucians.”

All clean-up equipment provided (gloves, trash grabbers, bags, waders)

Directions to Redmon Dam Clean-up

From downtown Marshall:

Head North on Main Street to HWY 25/70. Turn left onto 25/70 and drive .7 mile. Turn left onto Little Pine Road and drive 1 mile. Turn left onto Sweet Water Rd. (there is no “Sweet Water” street sign on this side of Little Pine Rd., but there is on the right side for reference). Follow this road, keeping right at the fork and pass under railroad bridge to river parking lot that is located next to dam on French Broad River. Park Here.

We hope to see you November 10th!


Want to join in our efforts?

We are always looking for more volunteers to help us with river cleanups and adopt-a-stream. If you live along the Ivy or one of its tributaries, please consider providing access for a cleanup or even supporting a monitoring station or project on your section of creek. If you have certain expertise and would be interested in volunteering on other projects, please comment in the form below.

Use the form below, or call (828) 206-6159.

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