Post Cleanup Reports

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Another successful cleanup was completed along our Adopt-A-Highway route near the three bridges leading to Samoa. Various small pieces of litter, such as items tossed from car windows, blown from truck beds, or dropped by garbage trucks, were collected. It is essential to retrieve this debris to prevent it from reaching the bay and being...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A Successful 60 Minute Cleanup along the Hikshari Trail section of the Eureka Waterfront Trail! We were concerned about the possibility of rain during the cleanup, but fortunately, the weather held up! Despite a smaller turnout than usual due to the weather, the dedicated volunteers who did attend were not discouraged. Our focus was on clearing...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We collected various items from "Free" piles. Once again, kindly consider donating these items to thrift stores or disposing of them properly at the dump. Items left in "Free Piles" are vulnerable to weather conditions and often deteriorate, becoming unsightly. Homeless individuals may search through them, leading to us having to remove them from sensitive...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Successful Cleanup Efforts and Outreach with PacOut Green Team The weather was beautiful for our annual Earth Day cleanup event. We concentrated on a part of the Eureka Waterfront Trail behind the mall and had a fantastic turnout. Before starting, we provided garbage bags to the camps along the trail and informed them about the supplies...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This location was unfamiliar to us. Recently acquired by Friends of the Dunes, the property underwent significant effort to clear litter from this dune and wetland area. The main focus was on a specific spot, which turned out to be a nearly 2-mile trek! Although the distance was unexpected, our volunteers persevered until reaching the...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Another successful cleanup took place at Vigo after at least six months since our last visit. The spot was quite messy, with both abandoned and active camps spotted during our scouting mission the day before. Notably, there were numerous large abandoned camps and scattered garbage everywhere, hindering our Rhino side-by-side from accessing certain areas. Our...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Exciting Update on Cooper Gulch Park Following last Saturday's cleanup, Cooper Gulch Park is now in its best shape ever! Take some time to enjoy the park's improved appearance. During the cleanup, we encountered challenges in locating trash – we thoroughly searched every area, and most of the trash picked up on Saturday was traced back...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]After a heavy rainstorm before the cleanup began, the sky cleared up by 8:45 am, and the rain paused throughout the 90-minute cleanup. Once we finished, the rain resumed. We are grateful to the weather gods for their timely cooperation. We collected a significant amount of trash at the Atterberry Park N’ Ride and behind Burger...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A Successful Cleanup Day at Herrick Park'N'Ride and Eureka Waterfront Trail It was a lovely morning for a cleanup session! Our main focus was on the on and off ramps near the Herrick Exit. Another group headed towards the Eureka Waterfront Trail, where they found numerous abandoned camps. Due to the abundance of debris, we concentrated...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We had a fantastic turnout for our much-needed Adopt-A-Highway cleanup on Saturday, spanning from Eureka to Samoa, covering the three bridges and the islands in between, where a significant amount of litter accumulates. It is crucial to remove it before it reaches the bay and drifts into the ocean since over 80% of the bay...