Sunday, June 14, 2020

Awesome BBC litter event

Today's Brooklyn Bird Club event reported by Stanley Greenberg

A terrific impressive effort! Congrats and thanks!

45 volunteers
87 hours of work
55 large bags of trash collected

We covered:

Lookout Hill
Center Drive
Wellhouse Drive Lake shore
West Lake shore
South Lake shore
Vanderbilt Playground Area
Lullwater west shore
GAP entrance, east and west
path to Vale
Vale of Cashmere
Rose Garden
Zoo perimeter
Upper Midwood
Lower Midwood
Boulder Bridge
West Berms form GAP to picnic House

GAP team gave out one grabber to keep for later, also three people promised to be out on a regular basis. Most said they’d be back for the July cleanup.
We had lots of thank-yous from passersby, including Parks’ sanitation staff.

Thanks to everyone who helped organize, and all the trash pickers!