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North Bank trails better after trash removal

About 35 volunteers worked under the Boulevard Bridge Saturday to remove 45 bags of glass and plastic bottles, cans, and convenience store cups tossed from cars as they pass over the deck above. (more…)

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Volunteer opportunities this weekend

First of all, there is the North Bank trash clean-up and graffiti removal organized by Phil Riggan (Richmond.com) and Tricia Pearsall, both of whom are members of the Friends of James River Park, JROC, Richmond MORE, and on and on.

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Volunteer Saturday to clean trash under the Boulevard Bridge

I’ve been contacted by many volunteers for the trash clean up under the Boulevard Bridge planned for Saturday Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. to noon.  The logistics have not been completed yet, as I’m still negociating with the City of Richmond to allow us to cross the temporary bridge over the canal just west of the Boulevard Bridge at the new Pump House. If we can get that, collecting and removing the trash will be easier. (more…)

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Volunteers needed at North Bank & Boulevard Bridge cleanup

Volunteers are needed for a much-anticipated  trash cleanup in the remote west end of North Bank Park under the Boulevard Bridge on Saturday, Feb. 4. The area is about a half-mile hike from the nearest parking lot, and it has been a couple of years since there was a big effort to collect trash there. This is the best time of year to clean, as the underbrush is dormant and the trash will be easier to reach. (more…)

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