Solano County

Delta cleanup set for Saturday

By From page A3 | April 09, 2014

RIO VISTA — Volunteers are being sought for the Delta Waterways Cleanup on Saturday.

The event is from 9 a.m. to noon on Sherman Island. It is co-sponsored by the Delta Conservancy, the Delta Protection Commission and the Sacramento Area Creeks Council.

Volunteers will help clean a 1.6-mile stretch of the Sacramento River along the north side of Sherman Island, according to a press release about the volunteer work. Team leaders will provide instructions, garbage bags and advice.

Volunteers should bring:

  • Drinking water.
  • A bucket or reusable shopping bag to collect trash.
  • Comfortable, washable clothes.
  • Long pants and long sleeves.
  • Hat and sunscreen.
  • Gloves.
  • Shoes that can get wet and muddy.

Sherman Island is located along Highway 160 south of the Rio Vista Bridge. Volunteers will take West Sherman Island Road to the work area south of Rio Viento RV Park.

Go to www.creekweek.net/vdelta.html to register. For more information, call Susan Roberts at 916 375-2088.

Reach Barry Eberling at 427-6929 or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/beberlingdr.


Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling has been a reporter with the Daily Republic since 1987. He covers Solano County government, transportation, growth and the environment. He received his bachelors of art degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his masters degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.

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