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Clean up the Pigeon River

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Come clean up the Pigeon River in Haywood County.

On Saturday, May 18, volunteers will gather at Pigeon River Outfitters in Canton from 9-10 a.m. The cleanup is expected to finish by noon. 

The cleanup will take place along the Pigeon River, greenway and around town. Pigeon River Outfitters will provide free shuttles around town or upstream to get you started on your cleanup float. Tubes, kayaks and canoes will be provided free of charge on a first come basis. You are also welcome to bring your own boat. Gloves, trash bags, trash grabbers and safety vests will be provided.

RSVP by May 17 to Christine O’Brien at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 828.476.4667, ext. 1.

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