CT River Cleanup Effort Seeks Volunteers

Overlooking a dumpster load of trash at the Scantic River Watershed Association cleanup (2010). Photo/CRWC

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Boston Herald: Volunteers are being recruited for an annual effort to remove trash from shorelines in New England. Advocates say the cleanup is needed even more this year because floods caused by Tropical Storm Irene left many shorelines and floodplains strewn with debris.

Cromwell HS Ecology students dig out a tire near the Kali statue found in the area (2010). Photo/CRWC

The Connecticut River Watershed Council is seeking help during its 15th annual Source to Sea Cleanup on Oct. 1. The council is urging groups and individuals to register by Monday so that they can be supplied with bags and gloves.

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