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
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.