Saturday September 12th the FOMR put on a Tire cleanup for the portion of the river river from Hillsville put in to covert road. Thanks all go out to the volunteers that came out to take tires out to clean the river. Plans are being made for next year possibly for late summer when the … Continue reading Successful Tire Cleanup
On September 12th 2020 at 10:00 am we will be having a cleanup focusing on removing tires. Volunteers for the cleanup would be appreciated. It will rely on weather as we do not want to be in the rain and we no not want murky water as we need to see the bottom. Below is … Continue reading Mahoning River (Tire) Cleanup
Friends of the Mahoning River teamed up with Sierra Club Clean Water Campaign Ohio to clean the shores of our river behind Vallourec Steel in April 2013. Volunteers cleared tires, chairs, hoses of great length stuck in the ground, and lots of steel parts. FOMR installed treated lumber benches in three areas along the shore … Continue reading Spring Clean in 2013!
Friends of the Mahoning River cleaned the riverside at the site of the proposed Canoe and Kayak Launch Site in Girard this May. With the help of April May and Dan Janosik and their “toys”, we were able to clean up a large pile of debris that included wood siding, shingles, plastic, and trash. We received … Continue reading Girard Cleanup Success!
The Friends of the Mahoning River enjoys gathering for “River Cleanups” throughout the year. Together, we've picked up truckloads of trash, piles of steel, and helped clear out areas prime for kayak and canoe launches. All members receive regular e-mails inviting them to participate in our clean-up activities. Come join us – it’s been a … Continue reading Mahoning River Cleanups!