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FAQs

Have Questions? Here are the answers to common questions

Q: Where does the event take place? 

A: Birdseye Boat Ramp in Stratford or Sunnyside Boat Ramp Shelton (behind Sunnyside School).


Q: What should we wear?
A: This event is rain or shine so please dress appropriately for the weather. Please also wear proper foot attire (work boots, waterproof boots, waders, etc.). Some of the areas that we access can be dangerous and there can also be dangerous debris in these areas. When you sign in, you will be given an official Housatonic River Clean Up t-shirt to wear.


Q: Can we donate? Where do we send donations to?
A: You may donate goods, services, money or come and help us out. There is a donation form and address of where to send monetary donations. Goods and services can be donated through the donation form as well. If you would like to donate heavy equipment or a boat for our use, please either fill out the form and send it, call us, or send an email so that we can coordinate this donation with you.


Q: What kind of heavy equipment can I donate?
A: Anything that you don't mind getting a little dirty. Boats, trucks, trailers, etc. If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at any time.


Q: I have community service hours, will you sign off on them?
A: Absolutely! Bring your form(s) and mention that you're doing community service. Once you're done for the day, go back to where you signed in and one of the crew members will sign your form(s).

Q: Do we have to pre-register?

A: You can print the registration form at any time and bring it with you the day of the event, especially helpful if you have a large group. Or you can just simply come to either Birdseye Boat Ramp in Stratford or Sunnyside Boat Ramp in Shelton (behind Sunnyside School) to register.