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Groups partnering up to clean Vermilion for Coastal Clean-Up Day

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Posted at 9:15 PM, Sep 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-18 22:15:12-04

Several community organizations are partnering up for International Coastal Clean-up Day on Saturday.

Volunteers from New Orleans to Lafayette will participate in cleaning up the Louisiana coast.

Parish Proud, United Way of Acadiana, the Coastal Wetlands Planning Protection and Restoration Act, TECHE Project, Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, Bayou Vermilion District, Acadiana Native Plant Project, Paddle the Gulf and Gulf of Mexico Alliance, will clean up the Vermilion River in Lafayette.

Volunteers will meet at Lajaunie Road, which follows the river and is a known litter hot-spot in the area and a source of litter for the Vermilion River.

The clean-up will take place from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. There are many volunteer spots still available; if you're interested, click here.

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