***** LWRCP *****

est. 2006


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A grassroots effort bringing together volunteers and sponsors to clean the Lower Wapsipinicon River and backwaters in an effort to make the public aware of this precious natural resource.

LWRCP 2022 - Wapsi S.P. to Jungletown
August 26-28, 2022


09:49 08/14/2022:
Central Park info: www.mycountyparks.com/County/Jones/Park/Central-Park
Central Park campground map

10:00 08/11/2022:
You must check in with LWRCP prior to setting up your camp. All meals are on your own, however there will be plenty of chips, snacks and drinks to supplement your lunches! To register, please email coordinator@lwrcp.org to receive details. Join for the weekend or for a single day!

22:43 08/01/2022:
Base camp will be at Jones County Central Park, 12515 Central Park Road, Center Junction, IA 52212-7552. Click "Directions & Maps" above.

12:35 06/27/2022:
SAVE THE DATE! LWRCP 2022 is scheduled for 08/(26-28)/2022, Anamosa to Hale. Arrive Friday 08/26/2022, set-up free tent camping, get settled for campfire and music, or arrive first thing Saturday or Sunday for just the clean-up. Stay tuned for more details.

Also, look for us on Facebook: "Lower Wapsi River Cleanup Project" or by clicking below:

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Email the Event Coordinator with any questions you may by clicking here: coordinator-at-LWRCP.org


Map of sections of Wapsi and sloughs cleaned up since 2006, 2012 restarted the process.

Ways to let people know about the event:
Downloadable/Printable flyers

Click here for volunteer opportunities on land.

Would you like to sponsor us? Click here to learn how!


Click below for info about previous events' recaps, totals, & pictures!

2021-- Massillon Access to Sherman Park
?? tons of trash removed

2020-- Cancelled due to COVID
0 tons of trash removed

2019-- McCausland Landing to Rock Creek Marina
?? tons of trash removed

2018-- McCausland Landing to Rock Creek Marina
?? tons of trash removed

2017-- Allen's Grove to McCausland Access
?? tons of trash removed

2016--Walnut Grove Access to Allen's Grove
2.27 tons of trash removed

2015--Olin to Wheatland
1.39 tons of trash removed

2014--McCausland Landing to Mississippi River
2.47 tons of trash removed

2013--Sherman Park to McCausland Landing
2.175 tons of trash removed

2012--Walnut Grove Access to Allen's Grove
3.17 tons of trash removed

2011--Jungletown Access to Walnut Grove Access
2.47 tons of trash removed

2010--Anamosa Access to Jungletown Access
4.7 tons of trash removed

2009--McCausland Landing to Mississippi River & Backwaters
3.3 tons of trash removed

2008--Allen's Grove Park to McCausland Landing
8 tons of trash removed

2007--Wapsi backwaters/Rock Creek Marina
4 tons of trash removed

2006--Walnut Grove (Toronto) to Allen's Grove
5.8 tons of trash removed

Contact info:
Melisa Jacobsen, Coordinator, coordinator-at-LWRCP.org

Questions or comments regarding the website? Please email admin-at-LWRCP.org.