Pequabuck River Cleanup

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Plainville Conservation Commission

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The Plainville Conservation Commission is hosting its annual Pequabuck River cleanup on Saturday, September 28th from 9 a.m. to noon. We will conduct the cleanup behind West Cemetery in Plainville. Volunteers may park on the gravel road that runs along the right side of the cemetery. Signs will designate the spot. Gloves, pickers, safety vests, water, and snacks will be provided. Volunteers are encouraged to wear appropriate footwear and clothing to protect from mud and other debris. We have been at this location for several years and have made really nice progress, but more works needs to be done. Volunteers of all ages are encouraged to attend. Students looking to satisfy school volunteer hours should bring any necessary paperwork with them. This will be a great opportunity to help clean up our community and have fun in the process.

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About Plainville Conservation Commission


1 Central Square, Plainville, CT 06062, US

Mission Statement

The Plainville Conservation Commission is a non-regulatory commission consisting of 11 members appointed by the Town Manager, with the approval of the Town Council. The Commission concerns itself with the development, conservation, supervision and regulation of natural resources. Its functions are investigative in nature, and include, but are not limited to, the following: *Water *Soil and Land *Recreation *Wildlife *Information and Education *Grants


The Plainville Conservation Commission meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month to discuss local conservation issues. Commission members and friends conduct cleanups of both the Quinnipiac and Pequaubuck rivers each year as well as distribute wildflower and milkweed seeds for pollinators. A Trails Day hike is conducted in town each year as well. The Commission is always looking for help with these endeavors as well as looking for new ideas on how it can help conserve vital resources.


Sat Sep 28, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM  


154 North Washington StreetPlainville, CT 06062



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  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Come for as long as you can between 9 a.m. and noon.
  • Dress appropriately

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