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2017 World Rivers Day
September 24, 2017 @ 12:00 am
Sun. Sept 24. World Rivers Day along the Delaware River. 2 – 3:25 p.m. Discover the Delaware River, Delaware & Raritan Canal and Abbott Marshlands from the Light Rail with railroad historian John Kilbride. Meet at the Bordentown RiverLINE light rail station. (Turn left into parking lot at 100 W. Park Street at Prince Street, above the boat landing), purchase tickets, and receive a brief introduction before boarding the train. Tickets are $1.60 ($.75 for seniors). For information: email@example.com. To obtain materials, please pre-register using: firstname.lastname@example.org; subject line –‘World Rivers Day’.
Optional walk to D&R Canal following the trail ride.
World Rivers Day is a global celebration of the world’s waterways, observed every last Sunday in September. Established in 2005, it highlights the many values of rivers and strives to increase public awareness while encouraging the improved stewardship of rivers around the world. Rivers in every country face an array of threats, and World Rivers Day promotes the active involvement of citizens to ensure the health of rivers in the years ahead. The focus this year will be the trains along the Delaware River. Cosponsors: Washington Crossing Audubon Society, Bordentown City Environmental Commission