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Thank You Ocmulgee Alive Sponsors!

Oct 19, 2018 by Chris Wood, Ph.D.


Employees from Irving Consumer Products – a first-time sponsor of Ocmulgee Alive! this year – wrap up their portion of a successful cleanup.

Irving Consumer Products joined YKK USA and Graphic Packaging International (GPI) as corporate sponsors of this year’s Ocmulgee Alive! Macon’s 14th Annual River Cleanup was held Saturday Oct. 6.

The theme of this year’s cleanup was: “Clean Streets = Clean Streams = Clean Ocmulgee,” which emphasized the damaging impact of litter on the environment, especially the Ocmulgee River.

Special thanks to those who made Ocmulgee Alive! such a success:

Corporate Sponsors:
Graphic Packaging International
Irving Consumer Products

Event Organizers:
MWA and Macon Water Alliance
Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority
NewTown Macon
Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful
Macon-Bibb Parks & Beautification

Participating Organizations:
Mount de Sales Academy
Stratford Academy
Ocmulgee National Monument
Macon-Bibb County 4-H
Cub Scout Pack 170
Historic Riverside Cemetery Conservancy
Altamaha Riverkeeper
Mercer Environmental Law Society

Ocmulgee Alive! is affiliated with Georgia Rivers Alive, which is a Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Outreach Program. Rivers Alive is intended to raise awareness of and participation in the protection of Georgia’s waterways.

For photos from this year’s event, check out our “Learn More” link below.

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