National Public Lands Day Cleanup Results

LIBERTY, October 1, 2013 - Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge along with the Friends of Trinity River Refuge hosted a trash cleanup day at the Hwy 105 Trinity River bridge on September 28th.

The cleanup event was part of a national effort for National Public Lands Day.

Nearly 30 volunteers assisted in picking up litter and filling an entire 7’ x 18’ trailer and back of a pick-up truck. The 175 filled trash bags, 10 tires, and even a commode totaled some 2,000 pounds.

Aluminum cans were separated for recycling but only about 3 pounds were collected.

The cleanup crew consisted of Scout Troop 8 from Dayton, Liberty High School students representing the 1,000 Club, National Honor Society, and Spanish Honor Society, Friends of Trinity River Refuge, American Conservation Experience team, and refuge staff.

 

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