Friends of the Souris Continue with Part II of Cleaning Up the River

This past Saturday, the Friends of the Souris River organized their second river cleanup in as many months. This effort focused around the now-dead loops in the area of Oak Park and Nubbin Park and the results were dramatic. The final numbers:

  • More than 60 Volunteers including 10 kids
  • 4.5 tons of trash removed
  • 375 garbage bags filled
  • 11 Tires Removed
  • One Wrestling Trophy

For more information about the Friends of the Souris River, check out their website here or follow them on Facebook.

More pictures are below, but the before and after tells the story.


Sponsors for the cleanup included AHERN, A-1 Evans, The Minot Fire Dept., Classic Rock Coffee, The Minot Park District, City of Minot, Ackerman-Estvold, American Rivers, APEX Chiropractic, Marketplace Foods, Sysco, Souris River Brewing, Cities of Service & Americorps, The Minot Chamber of Commerce.

Josh Wolsky

Editor and Publisher of TheMinotVoice, Developer of the #ForMinot Network,  Co-Host of #GoodTalk Minot, Advocate and Friend of the Souris River, Former City Alderman, and clearly -- all things #MakeMinot. Go ahead, don't wait for permission!

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