VOLUNTEERS GATHER for a group photo Saturday morning Sept. 21 in a parking lot at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma before heading out to clean up trash along the American River during the Great Sierra River Cleanup.
PHLEACIA CHRISTOPHER, along with other volunteers, picks up trash along the American River in Coloma.
STEVE HIRSCH, left, and Stephanie Kresse, right, both of Placerville, pick up trash along the south fork of the American River in Coloma on Saturday, Sept. 21 during the during the fifth annual Great Sierra River Cleanup. Democrat photos by Pat Dollins
MICHELL GOLDEN from El Dorado Hills picks up trash along the American River in Coloma during the Great Sierra River Cleanup Saturday Sept. 21.