Sunday, April 23, 2017

Annual Earth Day river clean up

Yesterday was a most beautiful day for a river clean up. If the few sites I managed to get to were an indicator of participation then we had a great turn out for it, too. The clean up is sponsored by Milwaukee Riverkeeper and there were many sites along all of our rivers. I stuck to the Milwaukee River. Started at Lincoln Park and made my way downstream to Caesar's Pool, although by the time I got to the end it was indeed the end and the volunteer staffers were heading off to the after party at Estabrook Park. Here are are few of my photos. More can be seen on Flickr.

Members of girl scout troop 20055 lend each other a helping hand. Lincoln Park.

Lincoln Park




























Lincoln Park

























Lincoln Park




























Estabrook Dam




























Members of Chinmaya Bala Vihar Hindu community at Estabrook Park
























Estabrook Park





























This chalkboard has to be the catch of the day! Hubbard Park.



























Bicycle cop on the West Bank Trail at North Avenue.





























Wrapping up for the day at Caesar's Pool.















































See the complete Earth Day river clean up album on Flickr.

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