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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/.