Fishing Creek Lake Had Their Biggest Cleanup Yet!

On Saturday, May 4, Volunteers joined CRF for the Fishing Creek Lake cleanup in Lancaster, South Carolina.

We collected 126 large bags of trash, 17 tires, 8 rusted metal chairs, a wooden porch swing, a wooden ladder, a 1965 Frigidaire cooler, 3 refrigerant tanks, 1 fire extinguisher, an Edgewater sign, a plastic Adirondack chair, and other miscellaneous items, totaling an estimated 4,400 Estimated Pounds. A lot less garbage will end up in our waterways thanks to the 47 volunteers who participated.

The cleanup was coordinated and led by Karen, a dedicated CRF volunteer and Wyatt, an Eagle Scout who for years knew he wanted his Eagle Scout Service Project to be organizing a major cleanup of Fishing Creek Lake. A huge thanks to coordinators and volunteers for putting together a successful event!

Thank you to all of the volunteers and boat captains who worked hard to make Fishing Creek Lake cleaner.

Want to get involved in an upcoming Riversweep? Visit https://www.catawbariverkeeper.org/volunteer/ or email our Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator Hillary Zorman at hillary@catawbariverkeeper.org

Thumbnail image (boys rolling tires) on Events Page courtesy of Marcia Houston. Two photos directly above courtesy of Blake Talley. Want to share your pictures? Email them to crf@catawbariverkeeper.org.

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