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Join Leon County to Raise Your Paddle Against Litter
Leon County Hosts Lake Jackson Clean Up

WHO:         Leon County
WHAT:       Lake Jackson Clean Up
WHEN:      Saturday, September 30, 2017, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE:    Beginner paddler: Rhoden Cove, 801 Rhoden Cove Road
                  Experienced paddler: Crowder Landing, 1053 Crowder Road
                  Experienced paddler: Fuller Road Landing, 1294 Fuller Road

Leon County Government invites the community to participate in an on the water cleanup of Lake Jackson on Saturday, September 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

In partnership with, Tall Timbers, Friends of Lake Jackson, Florida Department of Environmental Protection Office of Greenways and Trails, and Sustainable Tallahassee, Leon County citizens will spend the morning in canoes and kayaks to clean up litter on Lake Jackson. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own canoe or kayak, however, limited canoes and kayaks will be provided for those that don’t have their own.

Not only will the clean up help foster the love that citizens have for the County’s water bodies, it will help ensure that these resources are conserved, protected, and enjoyed by future generations.

Canoes and kayaks will only be provided at Rhoden Cove. If you need to borrow a free canoe or kayak, or if you are a beginner bringing your own, please register for Rhoden Cove.

If you are a bringing your own canoe or kayak and are comfortable on the water, please select Crowder Landing or Fuller Road Landing.

To register, visit www.GrowingGreen.org/CleanUp. Paddlers of all skill levels are welcome.

Outdoor recreating is one of the most sustainable things anyone can do. It consumes minimal to no energy and connects citizens to the community. Spending more time in nature has been known to make people happier, less stressed, and better stewards of our natural resources.

For more information, please contact Tessa Schreiner, Leon County Office of Resource Stewardship, at (850) 606-5000 / Sustainability@LeonCountyFL.gov or Mathieu Cavell, Leon County Community and Media Relations, at (850) 606-5300 / CMR@LeonCountyFL.gov.

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