City of Auburn, NY

04/13/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/13/2024 13:15

Celebrate Earth Day 2024 at the Owasco River Clean-up Day

Residents of Auburn are invited to celebrate Earth Day 2024 and help provide some spring cleaning for the Owasco River from the area of the Mill Street Dam through Market Street Park in downtown Auburn. The Owasco River Earth Day Clean-up event will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2024 beginning at 9:30 a.m. through 12 p.m. noon.

  • 9:30 am: the City of Auburn Department of Municipal Utilities will be on hand at the Mill Street Hydroelectric Facility to provide a 9:30 am Earth Day tour of the facility. At this tour interested participants can learn more about how the Owasco River flow is turned in to energy.
  • 10 am clean-up: for the 10 am clean-up event volunteers are asked to meet by the Mill Street Dam where Canal Street intersects with Osborne Street in Auburn. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own gloves and rakes. Supplies such as garbage bags and leaf bags will be provided. There will also be some tools available for those that do not have tools to bring.

This event is sponsored by the Auburn Beautification Commission and the City of Auburn.

For more information contact:

Sarah Dibble, Chairperson, Auburn Beautification Commission

Phone: 585-414-4907 Email: [email protected]