We started at the north end of Amazon Park near 24th Avenue and Amazon Parkway and worked our way south along the bike trail. The River Spies collected as much trash as possible; they know that every piece removed improves the health of Amazon Creek!
Armed with gloves, trash bags, squeeze handles, and boots, the River Spies picked up an array of litter: plastic bags, food wrappers, a broken trail sign, bottles, clothes, and balls. We are happy to report that we found less trash than we did during our last clean-up. We hope to see this trend continue!
A gigantic thank you to Carrie Karl of Eugene Park Stewards for greeting us at Amazon Park, accompanying our crew, providing gear, and for hauling away our trash collection at the end.
|Carrie Karl explains clean-up procedures to the River Spies|