212 Friends of the Occoquan (FOTO) volunteers worked together to remove two tons of trash from the Occoquan River water and shoreline.
FOTO regularly coordinates cleanups to care for and maintain the Occoquan River.
“JROTC of Woodbridge High School, Boy Scouts , Penn Elementary School’s Stem Class, Air Force Recruits, SEV1Tech, Manassas Rotary Club, Osbourn Eagles Interact Club, Optimist Club, Marymount University students and many families cleaned up at all sites in Fairfax & Prince William County & the Town of Occoquan,” stated a release.
In total, the group collected 158 bags of trash, 40 bags of recyclables, six tires, hubcaps, a car radiator, two radios, one Playstation, three chairs, pipes, boards, foam pieces, buckets, oil cans, and nest and fishing supplies, according to a release.
Check out a video of the event:
Friends of the Occoquan Fall River Clean Up 2017 from Elizabeth Lockard on Vimeo.
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