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2nd Annual Loco Trash Bash Details:

  • Saturday, June 22, 7 AM to 3 PM;  come for the whole day, or just for a few hours!

  • Cleanup along banks on foot, or float in your raft, kayak or canoe, or get a ride upriver in a jet boat to islands and sand bars along the river 

  • Five (5) meeting points; choose the best for you:

    • Montopolis/HWY 183

      • Float from Motopolis/HWY 183 to Texas River School (4.4 miles)

      • Or, cleanup on the banks

      • This location will close at 10 AM

      • Trash will be picked up by truck at the end of the day

      • Contact John Erskine (JErskine@gmail.com) for more info!

    • Texas River School

      • Float from Texas River School to the FM 973 bridge (5.25 miles)

      • Borrow a canoe from Texas River School!!!

      • Last launch at 8 AM

      • Contact Graham Daly (graham@texasriverschool.org) for more info!

    • FM 973 Bridge

      • LoCo Trash Bash Headquarters!!!

      • Easy to pick up trash on foot along banks, great for kids

      • LCRA hoverball activity with Bill Neve

      • Texas Disposal Systems dumpster for trash

      • Float from FM 973 to Austin’s Colony (3.75 miles; HOA is opening the gate for the day)

      • Contact Ben Thompson (benothompson@yahoo.com) for more info!

    • Austin’s Colony

      • Pickup on banks or be shuttled across/up/down the river by a jet boat to a sand bar

      • More physically demanding to access river (not kid friendly), but lots of trash

      • A TPWD utility trailer for trash collection

      • Suggest wearing long sleeves and pants, closed toe shoes, and hat

      • Contact Caleb Hearn (c.ian.hearn@gmail.com) for more info!

    • Little Webberville Park

      • Put in here if you have jet boat

      • Big Webberville is closed so not good for floats downriver

      • Get a ride in a jet boat up the river

      • TDS dumpster for trash

      • Contact Adam Metzger (Adam.Metzger@patagonia.com ) for more info!

  • Arrive whenever you can, meet section leaders at the table to sign waiver, get bracelet. Section leader will provide trash grabbers, trash bags, and directions

  • There will be plenty of trash bags and trash grabbers, or bring your own trash grabber to make sure you have one

  • Recommended:Gloves, hat, long sleeves and pants, sunscreen, bug spray, shoes that have toes, and your reusable water bottle