It's time for a clean-up of the Kishwaukee River, and you can help on Saturday

According to Wiki, the Kish measures over 63.4 miles and in that length of travel it can get dirty. We'll it's time for a clean-up!

The river provides recreation for Illinois from fishing to canoeing. The DeKalb Park District is sponsoring "Clean the Kish day" on Saturday Sept 26th which is also National Public Lands Day.

The Kishwaukee is an amazing river! It provides recreation for residents of DeKalb from fishing to canoeing.

The DeKalb Park District says  he Kishwaukee River is also home to 28 endangered, threatened, or watch-listed species.

A river this important deserves some love! Join us on National Public Lands Day to help remove trash and debris from this community treasure.

The Park District will partner with students from NIU and the Outdoor Adventure program as volunteers meet at NIU East Lagoon and divide into river cleaning teams.

The event will run from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Saturday Sept 26th

After the cleanup, you  enjoy a free BBQ back at the East Lagoon! Click HERE for more information.