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Vital volunteers
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There are plenty of other opportunities to contribute money, time and energy. If you're not already part of a community of active citizens working to make our river systems healthier, try joining one of the many groups working to be better stewards of our natural systems.

Thousands of volunteers lend a hand in cleaning up rivers through the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' Adopt-a-River program. Each year about 4,000 volunteers, including groups such as Boy Scouts and company service organizations, clean up hundreds of thousands of pounds of trash along about 500 miles of shoreline on Minnesota's streams, lakes, and wetlands. For information, go online to www.dnr.state.mn.us/adoptriver/.

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