Mark your calendar and plan to be at Tellico on Saturday, March 10 for the annual Tellico River Clean-up. The public is invited. Dress appropriately for the weather. Wear sturdy shoes and bright colors for working around the roadway. Please sign-in at the Tellico Ranger District Office from 7:00 to 8:30 a.m. and pick up your free event t-shirt while they last. A hot dog lunch for participants will be at 11:15 at the hunters check-in station complements of the Chattanooga Trout Association. For more information contact the Tellico Ranger District Office 423-253-8400.
The Annual Tellico River Clean Up will be held on Saturday, March 11. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at the Tellico Ranger Station on the Tellico River Road (Forest Service Road 210). Participants should wear long pants, sturdy shoes, gloves, and a long-sleeve T-shirt or coat. Be prepared for inclement weather.
The Chattanooga Trout Association will be serving grilled hot dogs from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the North River Checking Station located on Tellico River just below Green Cove. In addition, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be serving homemade chili and offering tours of Pheasant Field Fish Hatchery for participants.
The event is sponsored by the USDA Forest Service, TVA, Trout Unlimited, Chattanooga Trout Association, Keep Monroe County Beautiful, and TWRA. For more information, call the Tellico Ranger Station at 423-253-8400.