Volunteers clear 34 tires, over 300 pounds of trash from West Branch Susquehanna River

On August 17, Sunken Treasure Scuba Center and CleanScapes teamed up for a quick cleanup of the West Branch Susquehanna River.

The crew met at Jay Street Bridge in Woodward Township. Before long, volunteer scuba divers were in the water, pulling tires and other items from the riverbed and passing them off to volunteers on land.

When all was said and done, the volunteers collectively removed 34 tires, about 75 pounds scrap metal, and 300 pounds of trash from the river.

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CleanScapes 2019 community cleanup programming is financially supported by the Clinton County Community Foundation, Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds, Avery Dennison, Bald Eagle Township, Dr.’s Boland and Reid, Elizabeth Brobst, Cummings Township, Susan and James Dolan, First Quality, Greene Township, Sandy and Toby Johnson, Betty and Dr. Lester Kleckner, Judith and Thomas Leidy, Lloyd Wilson Trout Unlimited Chapter 224, Loyalsock Creek Watershed Association, Sofia Luckenbill and Kyle Root, Brenda and Don Lysle, Pine Creek Preservation Association, Pine Creek Township, Sons of Italy Lodge 146, and Workman Masonry. CleanScapes next event is in the West Branch Susquehanna River on September 7.

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