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

Tire dump at Northfield/Vernon border

Entry Id






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

Connecticut River

Name of the nearest road or crossroads

West Northfield Road, North of East Northfield Road

Brief description of the trash site

small ravine with about 50 tires. Might be accessible by road, but tires are really obvious from river right across from Pauchaug Brook boat launch in Northfield

Type(s) of trash at the site


Estimated number of volunteers this site needs for cleanup


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

boats, tire irons

Is this site suitable for children under 12?

No, adults only