Officals for the Cherokee National Forest have announced that the 2012 Tellico River Clean Up will occur this Saturday, March 10, 2012, at 8:00 a.m. Registration will be at the Tellico Ranger Station on Tellico River Road. The first 100 participants will receive a fee tee shirt. Participants should wear long pants, sturdy shoes, gloves, and long sleeve shirt. Also bring your lunch and plenty of water.
The event is sponsored by USDA Forest Service-Cherokee National Forest, TVA, Trout Unlimited, Chattanooga Trout Association, Keep Monroe County Beautiful, Atlanta Whitewater Club, Chota Canoe Club, and the Tellico Motorcycle Outfitters.
For more information contact the Tellico Ranger Station at 423-253-8400.