Adopting a trash site is optional. You are welcome to clean trash anywhere. These sites are suggestions.

Click the links in the pins on the map or in the site description next to the map to get more detail about each location. To adopt one of these trash sites, make note of the entry ID and list it in the ‘Cleanup Site’ section of your Source to Sea Cleanup group leader registration.

NOTE: sites are hidden from this map once they are adopted.

Site Name
Entry Id




Name of body of water (river, stream, lake, etc.)

Connecticut River

Name of the nearest road or crossroads

Harbor Drive

Brief description of the trash site

The trash is in the water in an alcove surrounded by concrete and likely accessible only by boat. Can be accessed and seen from the walkway along the river. There is also trash along the shore and scattered throughout Harbor Park, which is above the water.

Type(s) of trash at the site

Styrofoam coolers, bottles, plastic bags, buckets

Estimated number of volunteers this site needs for cleanup


Are boats or special equipment needed for cleanup? If so, explain

Boats are needed to collect the trash in the water

Is this site suitable for children under 12?

Yes, ok for children