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Alternative Spring Break

ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK

Each year, we hit the water in the spring to engage college students in the spring break experience of a lifetime. To date, we’ve worked with 2,105 college students from all over the country to remove over 1.4 million pounds of trash! 

 


In 2020, we will be working in Memphis, TN where students will traverse the river on foot and in boats while working closely with our crew and fellow students. Living Lands & Waters hosts several week-long cleanups (Monday through Thursday) where students have the opportunity to meet the infamous Chad Pregracke and his boisterous crew of river rats. During our 2019 program, 200 students rocked it and removed 116,855 pounds of garbage from the Mississippi River banks!!

2020 ASB Dates:

Week 1: March 8th – 13th

Week 2: March 15th – 20th

Week 3: March 22nd – 27th

If interested in joining us in 2020 please reach out to leah@livinglandsandwaters.org!

Don’t know what you’re getting yourself into? Check out our What To Expect/Safety Guide one-pager.

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For information on 2020’s ASB in Memphis, TN, call Leah at 309.236.0728 or email her at leah@livinglandsandwaters.org

 

Our Impact

  • Pounds of Trash Removed

    10,399,605

  • Volunteers Involved

    114,923

  • Students Educated

    11,386

  • Trees Planted

    1,312,126

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