For Immediate Release: 04/17/2015
Christina Klepper | email@example.com |
Office of Media Relations and Communications | (518) 471-5300
MEDIA ADVISORY: DIRECTOR STRATTON TO ATTEND CAPITAL REGION CANAL CLEAN SWEEP EVENTS
Volunteer groups and individuals from across New York State are joining together for the 10th annual Canal Clean Sweep, a spring cleaning of the New York State Canals and Canalway Trail, during the weekend of Friday, April 17 to Sunday, April 19. This year, more than 100 Canal Clean Sweep events will be held statewide. New York State Canal Corporation Director Brian U. Stratton will be attending various Canal Clean Sweep events throughout the Capital Region on Saturday, April 18.
Riverside Trail Clearing
Friends of the Mohawk Towpath Byway
90 Riverview Road, Clifton Park
Crescent Park Clean Sweep
Terminal Road, Halfmoon
Old Champlain Canal Clean-Up
Waterford Museum Parking Lot
2 Museum Lane, Waterford
Partners for the Canal Clean Sweep include the New York State Canal Corporation and non-profit Parks & Trails New York. For more information on the 10th annual Canal Clean Sweep, to register for an event or to find an event to participate in, please visit www.ptny.org/canalway/sweep.
The New York State Canal System is comprised of four historic waterways, the Erie, the Champlain, the Oswego and the Cayuga-Seneca Canals. Spanning 524 miles, the waterways link the Hudson River, Lake Champlain, Lake Ontario, the Finger Lakes, Niagara River and Lake Erie with communities rich in history and culture. For more information about the New York State Canal System, vacation opportunities and events call 1-800-4CANAL4 or visit www.canals.ny.gov.
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