Renew our Rivers – making a difference

Alabama Power’s Renew Our Rivers program is one of those environmental service programs that quietly makes a difference in so many communities – it is unimaginable what our state’s waterways, lakes and shorelines would look like without it.

Just check out the numbers.

Renew Our Rivers was established 18 years ago.  Since then….

100,000 volunteers have participated in the program.

14 million pounds of trash has been collected

In 2016 – 3652 volunteers collected 346,700 pounds of trash

This week, Renew our Rivers released their 2017 cleanup schedule. This year make a difference in your community.  Volunteer for the Renew Our Rivers program.

Here is the 2017 schedule.

  • Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.