Help clean up the Perkiomen this April

Participants in a previous stream cleanup hosted by the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy stand behind the items they pulled from along the banks of the stream. (Submitted photo)

Area residents concerned about the environment can help make it a little better by participating in the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy’s annual stream cleanup on Saturday, April 12.

Register as a volunteer or sponsor of the event at www.perkiomenwatershed.org/stream-clean-up. Sponsorships start at $125.

The cleanup will run from 9 a.m. til noon. Volunteers with trucks and boats are sought and those who can dedicate their time and a truck to the event will be asked to transport trash from the cleanup sites to Dumpsters between 1 and 4 p.m.

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Those with boats are encouraged to participate and get to areas along the stream that are hard to reach by foot.

For more information on the watershed, visit www.perkiomenwatershed.org