Project Location: Meet behind Decker’s store (directions below) at 9:00 am, work until noon; have lunch on CCTU, then go fishing!

Description: We will be collecting litter after the Fourth of July holiday traffic at sites along the South Platte River near Deckers.  Please come help us clean up this beautiful section of the river. This day will also be a great opportunity to fish with your TU buddies. Your participation is appreciated.

Important Notes: Coalition for the Upper South Platte (CUSP) will provide all necessary materials, and trash bags to complete project work, then remove and dispose of litter.

Weather which could create hazardous conditions may cause projects to be canceled or rescheduled; staff will monitor the weather and notify you of any changes in a timely fashion.


Please register by Thursday, July 10th by contacting Jim Rasmussen 303-663-6707 or Jim Klug 303-565-7504, TU Cutthroat Chapter.  Lunch will be provided by Trout Unlimited Cutthroat Chapter, for registered participants so please let us know by July 10th.. Thank you.


Requirements of Volunteers: Please complete a CUSP liability release form (unless you’ve submitted a 2014 release at a prior CUSP (pr0ject this year) A CCTU Liability release form is required as well. These forms will be provided by the Cutthroat Chapter at the parking lot.

Please Bring: Any applicable medications (including epi-pen and inhalers) Sun block Sun glasses or safety glasses Layered clothing, trash grabber, work gloves and shoes with good tread – please be prepared to get dirty! Water proof boots or waders – not everyone will need them, Water bottles; water refills are provided. CUSP encourages the use of reusable containers.

Directions from Denver to Deckers: From C470 take Hwy 285 southwest to Pine Junction At Pine Junction, turn left (south) on Jefferson County Road 126 Follow Jeff CR 126 through Pine and Buffalo Creek about 25 miles to Deckers We will meet at the parking area behind Deckers store.

Directions from Highlands Ranch: Take Hwy 85 to Sedalia, turn right on Hwy 67 To Pine Creek Road Turn Right and proceed to Co Rd 97/ South Platte Rd. Turn Left and Proceed to Deckers.

CARPOOLING IS AVAILABLE Meet at the parking lot next to the railroad tracks in Sedalia, (just past Buds) betweent 7:15AM and 7:30AM. We will leave at 7:30 Sharp.

Directions from Colorado Springs to Deckers: From I-25 in Colorado Springs take Hwy 24 (Cimarron Rd.) to Woodland Park Turn right on to CO Hwy 67, travel north 23 to Deckers We will meet at the parking area behind Deckers store Please note that GPS systems are often misleading in mountainous areas.

Note* Cell phone service will be inconsistent