Trail Cleanups – November 23rd – 9 to Noon

Event Details

The Coastal Trails Coalition is sponsoring trail cleanups this Saturday, November 23 from 9 am to 12 noon of the Riverwalk in Amesbury and the Old Eastern Marsh and Ghost Trails in Salisbury.  The Amesbury event will also include the unveiling of two new Coastal Trail Network signs on the Riverwalk.

Riverwalk in Amesbury

Volunteers will gather in the Lower Millyard at Bartley Machine and Manufacturing’s parking lot (35 Water St, Amesbury, MA), then spread out on the Powwow Riverwalk. Organizers will provide trash bags, and ask volunteers to bring weed whackers, clippers, rakes and gloves, and wear long sleeves and heavy shoes or boots. Volunteers of all ages and abilities are needed and welcome. Stop and Shop will provide refreshments. Contact Deborah Carey, or 978-388-5629.

Old Eastern Marsh and Ghost Trails in Salisbury

All volunteers will meet at Lion’s Park for coffee and coordination at 9 am. Groups will go to the Rabbit Road and Bartlett Street entrances of the Ghost Trail and to the Friedenfels Street entrance of the Marsh Trail. Workers will return to Lion’s Park at 11:45 a.m. to finish by noon. Refreshments will include coffee, fruit, water and snacks. Organizers will provide trash bags, but ask that volunteers bring leaf blowers, gloves and rakes.

Contact Lisa Pearson, Salisbury Director of Planning and Community Development, 978-463-2266, or Jerry Klima, Coastal Trails, 978-465-5325,