During the summer visitation season the Keepers of the Kern fund about 23 trash bins and 17 portable toilets in 8 undeveloped campgrounds along the upper Kern River. The Keepers spend over $40,000 in order to provide this vital service that helps to keep the river safe and clean. You can help to maintain trash and sanitation service along the Wild and Scenic Kern River and support volunteer trash pick-up days by donating to the Keepers of the Kern. We rely on the generosity of people like you to achieve our mission. Keepers of the Kern is a 501 (c)(3) Non-Profit Organization and your donations are tax deductible - Tax ID (E.I.N.): 47-4808636.



To support keeping the Kern River safe and clean you can make a donation via PayPal.




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Mail checks or money orders to:  Keepers of the Kern, PO Box  655,  Kernville, CA. 93238           

We will send you a receipt so you know we have received your thoughtful and generous financial help.


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