Nearly three dozen tires were removed in 2011 from the Big Piney River during a river cleanup. From left: Sheldon Clinton, Jordan Emery and Evan Todd. The event was organized by Top of the Ozarks Resource, Conservation and Development and Big Piney Watershed. (File photo)

River cleanup activities are scheduled this summer for three Ozarks streams.

The Jacks Fork River cleanup is Saturday, June 2. Registration is 8-9 a.m. at any of the seven sections of the river targeted for cleanup. A picnic starts at 6:30 p.m. at Alley Springs. Contact Pat Haviland at 417-932-4363 for more information.

The seventh annual Upper Current River cleanup is Saturday, June 16. Registration is 8-10 a.m. at Cedar Grove, Akers or Pulltite. A barbecue supper begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Round Springs picnic pavilion. The contact is Mary Flicker at 573-729-7065.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 23, at Boiling Springs for the Big Piney River cleanup is Saturday, June 23. A celebration with food and prizes starts at 3 p.m.

Questions should be directed to Peter Maki at 417-967-0676 or

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