Renew Our Rivers

By Capstone Agency writers    Alabama Power gave students and locals alike the chance to welcome the fall weather and learn more about protecting local waterways by hosting Renew Our Rivers at the Tuscaloosa Riverwalk alongside the Black Warrior River on Sept. 28. Nearly 100 student volunteers met...

By Sarah Reid Harris   Renew Our Rivers is gearing up for its 17th year, with over 30 cleanups scheduled in 2016. (Alabama NewsCenter graphic/Jay Parker)Since the program’s inception, about 100,000 volunteers have collected over 14 million pounds of trash and debris, leaving a lasting impression on waterways across...

The 16th year of Renew Our Rivers is in full swing, with the completion of successful cleanups on the Alabama River, Cahaba River and Lake Eufaula. The Logan Martin Lake Protection Association and Alabama Power are teaming up for the 15th annual Renew Our Rivers Logan...

Volunteers will help launch the 16th year of Renew Our Rivers with a cleanup Feb. 21 on the Alabama River. More than 72,000 volunteers have collected nearly 14 million pounds of trash and debris since the program’s inception in 2000. Renew Our Rivers began with one Alabama...

Volunteers wrapped up Renew Our Rivers’ 15th year at Lake Martin, and through their efforts, pushed the final tally of trash removed from Alabama waterways in 2014 to more than 255 tons. “This year we removed more trash than we have in five years,” said Mike...

Alabama Power and community partners are closing out the 15th year of Renew Our Rivers with four cleanups during the next four weeks. That means there’s still time to make a difference in helping improve Alabama’s water resources. Here are the dates, locations and contact information...