Please Join Us Sat. May 2
OR
Su. May 3
For BRCU'15!

Saturday, May 2nd   9am-2pm

@ Black River Wharf Boat Launch

1355 Black River Parkway, Lorain


Come for an hour or stay all day! We'll have almost everything you need - just bring your reusable H2O bottle & wear protective shoes that CAN get dirty :)


...ANNND...


Join us for the AFTER-PARTY at Lakeside Landing!! 


Food provided by Jackalope Lakeside with refreshing Leinenkugel's adult beverages. 


After a hard day of cleaning our beautiful waterfront, pickup your free lunch ticket & enjoy a little relaxation at the beach.


Bring a camp chair or a lawn game or just your sweet self! 


It'll be a beautiful afternoon!!

Sunday, May 3rd   9am-2pm

@ Black River Wharf Boat Launch

1355 Black River Parkway, Lorain


This is Cleanup the Clean-Up day -- moving large, heavy, hard-to-get-to items


Come for an hour or stay all day! We'll have almost everything you need - just bring your reusable H2O bottle & wear protective shoes that CAN get dirty :)


...ANNND...


Join us afterwards for lunch at Jackalope Lakeside!! With refreshing Leinenkugel's adult beverages. 


After a hard day of cleaning our beautiful waterfront, pickup your free lunch ticket and spend some time enjoying the view. 


It'll be a great afternoon!!

2014 had 283 volunteers 

Taking Back The Black.


Families, friends, youth groups & strangers, 

even a displaced city resident,

joined forces and worked together. 


Along with very generous donations, 

including a backhoe & bobcat, they managed to gather ...

 

19.29 Tons trash

 + 660#s Scrap Metal

 

+ 125 Tires 


+ one 7.5' heavy equip. tire


for a Grand Total of:

 

21.995 TONS debris removed.


All in  less than 10 hours over 2 days.


AmaZinG what happens when great people come together for great things!


We are unstoppable!! 


....... for anyone keeping track -- 

that's 28.5 TONS in 2 years.


Thank you to everyone who helped in even the smallest way - every penny, pair of gloves or trash bag adds up and helps! 


We appreciate all of you!!!

Want to help NOW?
Donate HERE!!

We are a tax deductible 501(c)3.

BRCU'15 is brought to you by LoCo 'Yaks, in coordination with these generous sponsors:

Lorain Port Authority

Ohio EPA

City of Lorain

American Canoe Association

AmericanRivers.Org

Jackalope Lakeside

Firestone/Bridgestone Corporation

Great Lakes Kayaking

West River Paddlesports

Chemtron Corp.

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

Coldwater Consulting

Follow the Fish