at Beatty's Ford Park boat access removed three pickup truck loads of trash and
debris from Lake Norman islands in and near Lincoln and Mecklenburg
counties. Volunteers at other sites removed 9 more bags of trash from
Lake Norman. In addition, three Girl Scout Troops picked up litter at the
Little Creek boat access in Denver (Troop 02309), the Rock Springs Nature
Preserve in Denver (Troop 01854), and the Rail Trail in Lincolnton (Troop
Preliminary results: 20.5 bags of trash, 1.5 bags of plastic bottles (recycled), 1 bag of aluminum cans (recycled), 1/3 bag of glass bottles (recycled), 1 large grill, 2 plastic chairs (intact), pickup truck full of broken plastic lawn chair pieces, swim noodles, life jacket, 5 gallon bucket, tackle box, etc.
In addition, thanks to pictures taken by a volunteer, Duke Energy Lake Services has been notified of an abandoned home and pier on one of the islands.