Our Stats

PicSince 1998, we’ve worked on 23 rivers, in 20 states and, with the help of more than 100,000 volunteers, we’ve removed 9.2 million pounds of debris from U.S. waterways. Check out our 2017 End of Year letter and stats for the most up to date information.

Program Statistics

Educational Workshops | Since 2011,  we’ve hosted 259 educational events and almost 8,000 educators and students aboard our barge.

MillionTrees Project | We are excited to announce that we gave away our 1 millionth tree in May of 2016 and are still going strong!

Adopt-A-River Mile | Last year, the project expanded to cover all U.S. waterways and we currently have over 244 adopted rivers along the 12 U.S. river options.

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 more than 1,000 students at ASB events through the years to remove 1 million pounds of trash.

Community Cleanups | We’ve hosted 909 cleanups in 20 different states.

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If you have any questions please contact mike@livinglandsandwaters.org.