The Norwalk River Watershed Association invites the community to help enhance the Norwalk River Valley Trail from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 6, at Union Park, Norwalk.

Help is needed with picking up trash and removing invasive plants. Volunteers will be offered refreshments and a chance to learn about future plans for the trail. A grant from REI Norwalk will supply tools and refreshments. Bring work gloves and clippers. All ages are welcome. The rain date is Sunday, Oct. 7.

The NRWA, Norwalk Tree Alliance, Norwalk River Valley Trail Steering Committee and REI Norwalk are partnering to help enhance the section of the trail that runs from Union Park to Mathews Park in Norwalk.

The NRWA, incorporated in 1996, is a not-for-profit membership organization whose mission is to improve the water quality and aesthetic value of the 40,000-acre Norwalk River watershed; to encourage recreational use of the trails and open space; and to promote research, education, cooperation and action on the part of the stakeholders in the seven watershed towns of New Canaan, Ridgefield, Redding, Wilton, Weston, Norwalk and Lewisboro, N.Y.

For information, call www.norwalkriver.org.

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