- Associated Press - Monday, April 29, 2019

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - More than 2,000 volunteers are expected to help clean up the shores of the Hudson River next weekend.

The eighth annual Riverkeeper Sweep will be held on Saturday, May 4 with volunteers cleaning up shorelines and fostering native plants up and down the river.

There are more than 120 projects scheduled, including a cleanup of Iona Island off of Rockland County and cleanup by kayak near Glens Falls.

Teams of volunteers are organized by local schools, businesses and organizations.

People interested in volunteering can search locations and register at Riverkeeper.org/sweep.

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