Thames River Clean Up – Site Contacts and Map

The next Thames River Clean Up will be held on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 for all locations listed below.

Coordinators are much needed!
Contact Todd Sleeper -
td.sleeper@hotmail.com

Coordinators are very much needed in these areas. Embro, Tavistock, Innerkip, Fullarton, Avonton, Muncey, Middlemiss, Wardsville and Louisville.

Listed below are the names of the community coordinators for established clean ups in various communities.  For more information on these locations, or if you are interested in participating in one of the clean ups listed, please use the contact information to contact the appropriate community coordinator. 

For general information about the Thames River Clean Up, please contact Todd Sleeper


London...

Surrounding Area...

London - City of London Contact
Contact: London Coordinator - Julie TerVrugt
E-Mail:

julie.tervrugt@gmail.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

TBA

London - Blackfriars Bridge to the Queen Street

Contact:

Angela Goulet

E-Mail:

angeandjoey@rogers.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  
Meet @9am at Blackfriars Park (Napier St. & Cummings Ave.)

London - Blackfriars Bridge to Oxford St. Bridge

Contact:

Tom Cull

E-Mail:

goodaywalter@gmail.com

Phone: 519-432-4067
Notes:  

Meet us at 9:00 am in the large parking on the South side of Oxford Street just East of the bridge (parking available) See link here.

London- CJF Ross Park at UWO

Contact:

James Allen

E-Mail:

jalle8@uwo.ca

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

There is a parking lot just north of Raymond Ave off of Richmond. Please meet  there at 9am.

London - Cedar Hollow (North Thames River and Trail East of Highbury Ave.) - Map

Contact:

Chris Johnston

E-Mail:

cascar28@hotmail.com

Phone:  
Notes:  

Meeting location: Large Pond on Kilarney Road in Cedar Hollow Neighbourhood. Registration starts at 8:30 am Cleanup: 9 am - 11 am. Registration available onsite which includes Canoe Draw Ballot and cleanup supplies.

London - Stoney Creek at Constitution Park
Friends of Stoney Creek

Contact:

Charlotte Bouckley

E-Mail:

cbouckley@sympatico.ca

Phone:

519-679-8973

Notes:  

Bell Telephone Building, 1528 Adelaide Street North. Our clean-up area follows northeast to Fanshawe Park Rd. and beyond and also southwest to Adelaide Street and beyond.

Registration begins April 21, 2018 at 8:00 am and we will be there until 11:00.

London - The Coves

Contact:

Heather Popham (Friends of The Coves)

E-Mail:

contact@thecoves.ca  / www.thecoves.ca

Phone:

519-640-5397

Notes:  

We will meet in the parking log off Greenside Ave. by the West Cove Pond at 9 am.

London Downtown - Carfrae Cres./Richmond
to Ridout St.

Contact:

Margaret Hopkins

E-Mail:

margaret.hopkins@sympatico.ca

Phone:

519-673-4182

Notes:  

Meet at the park bench @9am.

London - Gibbons Park

Contact:

Paul Mansell

E-Mail:

paulmansell@sympatico.ca

Phone:

519-472-4078

Notes:  

Please email [preferred], phone, or just show up at the Gibbons Park parking lot, Grosvenor Street entrance, 9:00am Saturday April 21. We will have a sign saying “Thames Clean Up” at our on site registration table. You will receive a draw ballot for a Nova Craft canoe, gloves, trash bags, hot chocolate and Timbits. Highschool volunteer hours will be certified. All helpers welcome!

London - Greenway Park

Contact:

Nadine Reeves

E-Mail:

corazenia@hotmail.com
/ FaceBook

Phone:

519-691-6221

Notes:  

We will meet in the parking lot by the Saturn playground
at 10 am.

London - Harris Park

Contact:

David Materiuk

E-Mail:

david.materiuk@gmail.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

Everyone is to meet at the gated entrance at 9 AM for registration and supplies. 9 AM to Noon.

London - Ivy Park - Splash Pad

Contact:

Sara Mills

E-Mail:

saram49@hotmail.com

Phone:

519-317-2372

Notes:  

Need Volunteers

London - Kilally Meadows Environmentally Sensitive Area Clean Up

Contact:

Conor Nicell

E-Mail:

niceconor@gmail.com

Phone:

N/A

Notes:  

Meet at 9 am at Adelaide and the east end of Windermere Road.

London - Kiwanis Park (Pottersburg Creek)

Contact:

Sasha Finley

E-Mail:

finleys@gdls.com

Phone:

519-964-5476

Notes:  

Our group is meeting behind the Rexall (on Dundas St. E.) between 8:30 - 9:30 am for supplies and a quick safety briefing occurring on April 21st, 2018.

London - Lambeth

Contact:

Julia Howett

E-Mail:

juliahowett@hotmail.ca

Phone:

519-652-2899 cell: 519-495-3723

Notes:  

9 am to Noon - Lambeth Community Building Parking Lot West End of Beattie Street

London - London Canoe Club

Contact:

Karin Feulgen

E-Mail:

kfeulgen@gmail.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018. Please contact via e-mail if interested in volunteering. 9:00 am to noon; Meet in front of the Joe McManus facility.

London - McNay Drain to the Thames

Contact:

Ross MacKay

E-Mail:

rmackay@bell.net

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

Meet at St. Lawrence Presbyterian Church, 9:00 a.m.

London - Meander Creek / Ridgeview

Contact:

Cynthia Kenwell

E-Mail:

friends_of_ridgeview@live.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

11:30 am. Volunteers can meet at the path entrance at Ridgeview Drive to pick up their supplies

London - Medway Creek at Wonderland Road

Contact:

Bud Greene

E-Mail:

budgreene2@gmail.com

Phone:

519-850-7097

Notes:  

This year we will be conducting our clean-up on the Medway in and around the Fanshawe Park road bridge. We will be meeting at the parking space on the SE corner of the bridge at 9:00am on April 21st, 2018

London - New Oxford Bridge Area

Contact:

Ashley Walters

E-Mail:

TBA

Phone:

519-709-7274

Notes:  

The More, The Merrier!

London - Pond Mills

Contact:

London Pacer's Running Club

E-Mail:

kevin-pacers@rogers.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  
Meet at 9:00 a.m. in the parking lot just off of the east side of Pond Mills Road, north of the intersection with Bradley Avenue.

London - River Bend Area

Contact:

Wendy Harry

E-Mail:

wendy.harry@riverbendgolf.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

TBA

London - Springbank Park

Contact:

Betsy Odegaard

E-Mail:

betsyodegaard@rogers.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

Meet at 9:00 am on April 21st, 2018 in the Springbank Park Parking lot across from the Shoppers Drug Mart.

London - St. Peter's Seminary to Adelaide
Street Bridge

Contact:

Mariam Love

E-Mail:

love.has.miriam@gmail.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

9:30 am to 11:30 am. Saturday April 21st, 2018. Volunteers can meet St. Peter’s Seminary parking lot near the Catholic Marriage Tribunal Office on 1070 Colborne St.

London - Stoney Creek - Windermere to
the Thames River

Contact:

Gloria McGinn - McTeer

E-Mail:

gmcginn-mcteer@rogers.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

Saturday, April 21st, 2018, cleanup time is 10 am - 12 pm; meeting point is 18-683 Windermere.

London - Stoney Creek at Constitution Park

Contact:

Charlotte Bouckley

E-Mail:

cbouckley@sympatico.ca

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

TBA

London - Thames Park 

Contact:

Robin Quinton

E-Mail:

quintrr@hotmail.com

Phone: 519-476-8502
Notes:  

I will be there from 9:30 am - Noon. Volunteers are to meet in the Thames Park parking lot. Saturday April 21st, 2018.

London - Thames River from Adelaide St. to Highbury Ave.

Contact:

Barrie & Marlene Dale

E-Mail:

cadillac3@execulink.com

Phone:

519-679-8329

Notes:  

9:00am to 2:00 pm. - Hamilton Road Community Association. Meet at Chelsea Bridge (east of Adelaide). Registration tables will be at all three locations with registration forms, garbage bags and gloves for participants.

London - Thames River East of Highbury Ave - Meadowlilly Woods Area

Contact:

Kathy Tellier

E-Mail:

jessicatellier3@gmail.com

Phone: 519-453-1343
Notes:  

Environmentally Sensitive Area ESA. 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Volunteers can meet us on the north side of the Meadowlily Bridge (Meadowlily Rd & Norlan Ave) to pick up their supplies and registration forms.

London - Thames River Highbury Avenue North

Contact:

Jim Young

E-Mail:

jy@alpha.meem.on.ca

Phone:

519-872-7033

Notes:  

Clean up date is Saturday April 21st, 2018. Meeting Place for registration and supplies is 172 Greyrock Cres. Registration includes Ballot for the Canoe draw. I will be there 8:30 - 11:00 to Register and hand out supplies, then will be joining in the clean up. If you have any questions don't hesitate to call or e-mail me.

London - Thames Secondary School

Contact:

Kim Alexander

E-Mail:

TBA

Phone:

519-452-2880

Notes:  

No volunteers required. Schools student only. (785 Trafalgar Street, London, Ontario)

London - Richard B. Harrison Park

Contact:

Shelley Curr

E-Mail:

calliope37@hotmail.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

Meet at 9:00 am in the Brokerlink Parking Lot - 69 Wellington Street.

London - Cavendish Park

Contact:

Gabor Sass - Kensington Village Association

E-Mail:

gabor.sass@uwo.ca  

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

We will start at 9:00am at Cavendish park (Cavendish Crescent and Wyatt St.

 

 

Aylmer Wildlife Management 

Contact:

Kevin Howard

E-Mail:

howarde@rogers.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

Saturday, April 21st, 2018, Noon to 2 pm.
Coordinates: N42.48133 W80.56.750

Beachville

Contact:

Ken Ditchfield

E-Mail:

kenditchfield@icloud.com

Phone:

(519)533-8398

Notes:  

TBA

Black Creek and Ellice Swamp

Contact:

Patti Jo Lindner

E-Mail:

pattijolindner@aol.com

Phone:

519-271-8178

Notes:  

Meet at Meadow Run Game Club, 4299 Line 44 Perth East.
Saturday April 21st, 2018, Arrive by 8:30 to 9:00 a.m., sign in to enter into a Draw. Anticipate being done around 12:00 noon.

Chatham

Contact:

Tamara Burton

E-Mail:

Tamara.Burton@pioneer.com

Phone:

519-401-8242

Notes:  

The Clean up will be on Saturday, April 21st, 2018. Looking for people that would like to co-ordinate an area or group.

Dorchester

Contact:

Ruth John

E-Mail:

millpondruth@gmail.com

Phone:

519-200-5173

Notes:  

Volunteers should meet at the Millpond Dam at 8:30 to 10:30am. Corner of Mill Rd/Hamilton Rd. in Dorchester, Ontario

Embro

Contact:

Looking for coordinator

E-Mail:

td.sleeper@hotmail.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  
Need Volunteers

Fullarton - Between St. Marys & Mitchell

Contact:

Looking for Coordinator

E-Mail:

td.sleeper@hotmail.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  
Need Volunteers

Harrington/Wildwood

Contact:

Looking for Coordinator

E-Mail:

td.sleeper@hotmail.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  
Need Volunteers

Ingersoll

Contact:

Looking for Coordinator

E-Mail:

TBA

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  
Need Volunteers

Ingersoll - New Location!

Contact:

Todd Sleeper

E-Mail:

td.sleeper@hotmail.com

Phone:

519-275-1351

Notes:  

Sunday April 22nd. Registration @10am at Unifor Local 88, 364 Victoria Street.

Kilworth

Contact:

Julie TerVrugt

E-Mail:

julie.tervrugt@gmail.com

Phone:  
Notes:  

Clean up date is  Saturday May 5th, 2018.

Komoka - Delaware

Contact:

Julie TerVrugt

E-Mail:

julie.tervrugt@gmail.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

Please meet at 9 a.m. in the parking lot of Komoka Provincial Park located at County Rd #3 (Gideon Dr) and Brigham Rd. Please contact to reserve your supplies . Clean up date is  Saturday May 6th, 2018.

Light House Cove

Contact:

Kris Hooft

E-Mail:

franky21495@gmail.com

Phone:

519-682-0694

Notes:  

Please make contact via phone or email, if you are interested in helping. Saturday April 21st, 2018. Meet at the Lion’s Club 248 Queenneville Dr. Tilbury

London - Fanshawe Dam to Clarke Road

Contact:

Ron Boudreau

E-Mail:

habsfab.rb@gmail.com

Phone:

519-850-7373

Notes:  

Saturday, April 21st, 2018. Meet in the parking lot below the dam on the northside

London - Fanshawe Lake

Contact:

Erich Hering

E-Mail:

ehering9064@hotmail.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

Saturday April 21st, 2018, from 9 am to 12 pm at the Fanshawe Lake Public Boat Ramp.

Mitchell - Poster

Contact:

Patty Kehl

E-Mail:

patty@riverroots.ca

Phone:

(519) 348-9963

Notes:  

April 28th, Please meet at the Lion's Park Pavilion, Mitchell at 9 a.m. with a barbeque lunch to follow. 

Putnam

Contact:

Need Coordinator

E-Mail:

TBA

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

TBA

St. Marys - Poster

Contact:

Todd Sleeper

E-Mail:

td.sleeper@hotmail.com

Phone:

519-275-1351

Notes:  

Meet at Milt Dunnel Park (the Flats) @9am for registration.

Stratford - Poster

Contact:

Bonnie Henderson

E-Mail:

cbeastratford@yahoo.ca

Phone:

519-271-4545

Notes:  

This clean up is on Saturday April 28th, 2018.

Thamesford - Grace Patterson Park

Contact:

Kevin Rye

E-Mail:

evans.rye@rogers.com

Phone:

519-285-5756

Notes:  

The clean up will be on Saturday, April 21st, 2018.
Student Hours Available.

Thorndale - Thames Valley Trail Association

Contact:

Dave Potten

E-Mail:

dave.potten@gmail.com

Phone:

519-640-5785

Notes:  

Thorndale Bridge and Rebecca Road Area. Saturday April 21st, 2017 at 9:15 AM. Meet at Huron St./Highbury Ave behind the Husky @8:45am for clean up supplies, registration and break up into teams. Meet at 21501 Rebecca Rd. @9:30am later arrivals.

Thamesville

Contact:

Need Coordinator

E-Mail:

TBA

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

Looking for coordinator and volunteers.

Woodstock - Flyer - Safety Video

Contact:

Cathy Stewart-Mott (Blog)

E-Mail:

life-in-balance@hotmail.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

Clean Up to Take Place Saturday, April 21st, 2018.

London - City of London Contact
Contact:

Julie TerVrugt

E-Mail:

julie.tervrugt@gmail.com

Phone:

TBA

Notes:  

TBA