Since 1998, we’ve worked on 23 rivers, in 20 states, and with the help of over 98,000 volunteers we’ve removed 9.2 million pounds of debris from U.S. Waterways. Click here to see our 2016 End of Year Letter for the most up to date statistics.
Educational Workshops – Since 2011, we hosted 259 educational events, and hosted almost 8,000 educators and students aboard our barge.
MillionTrees Project – We are excited to announce this May we will be giving away our 1 millionth tree!
Adopt-A-River Mile – This year the project expanded to cover all U.S. Waterways, but we currently have over 244 adopted along the 12 different U.S. Rivers.
Invasive Species Removal – Although ISR has been a frequent project for LL&W in the past, the first “official” year of the Invasive Species Removal project kicked off in May of 2014. We’ve worked with 745 volunteers to remove almost 67 acres of invasive species.
Great Mississippi River Cleanup – Since the GMRC officially started in 2010, we’ve hosted 105 sites, and with the help of 8, 220 volunteers to remove 513, 782 lbs of debris.
Alternative Spring Break – We’ve worked with over 1,000 students at ASB events through the years to remove 1 million lbs of trash.
Community Cleanups – We’ve hosted 909 cleanups in 20 different states.
If you have any questions please contact Kate@livinglandsandwaters.org.