New River Cleanup as part of NC Big Sweep will take place Saturday, Sept. 8 in Ashe County. Volunteers will be assigned to outfitters and picking up trash by canoe. Meet at designated outfitters at 9 a.m. with any snacks or drinks you might need. Canoes, paddles, life vests, trash bags, and gloves provided. Wear clothes appropriate for the river and closed toe shoes. Learn more and sign up by contacting National Committee for the New River Advocacy Coordinator Courtney Wait at Courtney@ncnr.org or call 846-6267 by Sept. 6.