2015 Canal Clean Sweep

April 17 - 19 (and other dates)

10th Annual Canal Clean Sweep a huge success!

On April 17-19 the NYS Canal Corporation and Parks & Trails New York hosted a weekend of volunteer events along the New York State Canal System as part of the 10th annual Canal Clean Sweep. All together, more than 150 community groups held 107 events across the State.

Check out a few 2015 event pictures below. A full event summary will be posted soon.

Can't get enough Clean Sweep?
There are still 20 events scheduled for late April and early May!
(View the 2015 events map in a new window)

City of Tonawanda Clean Sweep event
at Gateway Harbor Park


Crescent Park in Halfmoon


Hudson Crossings Park in Northumberland
Hudson Crossings Park in Northumberland


Senator Funke at “Sweep in Spring with Senator Rich Funke”
Senator Funke at “Sweep in Spring with Senator Rich Funke”

Village of Clyde/SPAN event
Village of Clyde/SPAN event


Another way to show your appreciaton for the Canalway Trail is by adopting a trail section through the Adopt-a-Trail program. Contact Greg Francese at canalsweep@ptny.org or (518) 434-1583 for more information.




2014 Event Summary

Click through the Prezi below for overall Clean Sweep statistics and reports from from many of our event organizers. You'll also find great pictures from each event within the reports. Events are organized by county, so you may have to flip thorugh a few pages to find your event. Thanks again to our great organizers and volunteers!



If you have any questions or would like further information on coordinating an event in your community or participating in the Adopt-a-Trail program, please contact Greg Francese at canalsweep@ptny.org or (518) 434-1583.






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