Neponset River Cleanup, Sat. April 25 (COVID-19 Update)

Coronavirus impact: as of March 20, 2020, the Neponset River Cleanup is likely to be canceled, but we are still waiting for official notice from MassDCR.  Stay tuned for updates.


We’re planning to remove trash from water and land to help beautify the area and restore fish and wildlife habitats throughout the Neponset Watershed. Any help that you can give with cleaning up or organizing is much appreciated!

Meet:  Multiple, see list of locations on form below
Time:  9am-noon
Ages:  All ages are welcome. Age 12 and under require adult supervision.
Bring:  water, hat, sunblock, work gloves
Wear:  work clothes (no sandals). You may get very dirty!

Registration appreciated for planning purposes. Please use the form below.


Can’t join us this time? Consider donating to help offset the cost at


To save time, please download and print out the appropriate waiver form – fill it out – and bring it to the cleanup.

Photos are taken during the cleanup for publicity purposes. Please email if you DO NOT want your photo used.


Please contact Kelly DiStefano at 781-575-0354 x306 or

Thanks to our sponsors

Supporters and partners (past and present) of the Neponset River Cleanup include:
State Representative Angelo M. Scaccia  |  State Representative Dan Cullinane  |  City Councilor Tim McCarthy | Calvary Cares/Calvary Baptist Church  |  Friends of the Boston Harborwalk  |  Friends of the Hyde Park Library  |  Great Blue Hills Scouting District  |  Keep Hyde Park Beautiful  |  Live Blue Service Corps/New England Aquarium  |  MA Dept. of Conservation & Recreation (DCR)  | James G. Grant Co.  |  Home Depot  | Neponset Greenway Council  | Norwood Trails Committee  |  Paddle Boston  | Progress Norwood  | State Street Asian Professional Alliance  |  TecnuTown of MiltonWegmans


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