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2023 Watershed

Cleanup Day

Saturday, April 22 - 8 am - noon


Volunteer for four hours on Earth Day to make

a long-lasting difference in your community!


Thank you for your interest in joining us on April 22, 2023 for the 27th Annual Watershed Cleanup Day. Registration for the event will open soon. 


This year's event will take place on April 22, 2023  from 8 am - noon. Please contact us with any questions via email or phone at: / 814-237-0400.

Since 1997, volunteers have prevented more than 6 million pounds of trash from entering our local waterways! Thank you for keeping Central Pennsylvania clean and beautiful!


View and download the event flyer here.

Watershed Cleanup Day Safety Tips:

Recommended Attire:

  • Long pants

  • Long sleeves

  • Sturdy footwear

  • Water bottle

You may also want to bring a...

  • Hat

  • Rain jacket

  • Sunscreen

  • Insect repellant

  • Hand sanitizer

  • Change of clothes 


  • If it looks like it could hurt, don’t pick it up.

  • If it looks heavy, leave it be. 

  • Don't pick up anything that is sharp or looks suspicious or dangerous.

  • If you’re on or near a road, wear an orange vest or brightly colored clothing.

  • Keep an eye on each other and especially on children.

  • Most importantly, have fun!

Take photos!

Please snap some pictures of you and your cleanup crew during the event and tag photos with #WCD2023 to be in the running for some fun prizes. Show us what makes this day fun for you, or the wackiest piece of litter you find. We’ll be picking three winners as our way of saying thanks. 


What to expect as a volunteer for Watershed Cleanup Day

Learn more about volunteering for Watershed Cleanup Day and the importance of cleaning up litter and debris from streams, stream banks, and open spaces throughout Centre County!

Special Thanks to the MS4 Partners:

State College Borough, College Township, Ferguson Township, Harris Township, Patton Township, Spring Township and Penn State University

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