Marumsco Creek Cleanup on 3-17-12

taking a break to watch his favorite TV show

Saturday, March 17, 2012, Prince William (PW) Park Authority sponsored an Adopt-A-Stream cleanup on Marumsco Creek in Veterans Park in partnership with PW Trails and Streams Coalition, PW Soil & Water Conservation District, Keep PW Beautiful, Neabsco Action Alliance, and PW County (Youth Ambassador Program). Over 70 volunteers came out to help fill 2 large roll off dumpsters with trash (including grocery carts, a couch, chairs, 2 televisions, lawn furniture, large trash cans, many 5 gallon buckets, toys, lumber, plywood, balls, a bicycle, a tricycle, an animal cage, a construction barrel, plastic and metal pipe, hundreds of bottles, cans, food wrappers, pieces of Styrofoam, plastic bags, and more) They also pulled 37 tires and a several hundred pounds of hazardous waste (including a 5 gallon bucket of paint, oil cans, propane tanks, gas cans, fire extinguishers, various types of spray cans, a large fuel tank, engine parts, and more) out of Marumsco Creek. The hard working volunteers removed a total of 7,105 pounds of trash in just 3 hours!