With a warm wind and cloudy skies, 62 student and adult volunteers participated in the annual Creek Cleanup organized by the Northumberland Association for Progressive Stewardship (NAPS) on Sunday, October 6th.
After a lunch for all participants at the Mallard Bay Community Clubhouse near Heathsville, seven skiff captains shoved off with cleanup teams to remove boatloads of trash and recyclables from the shorelines of the upper Great Wicomico River and adjacent creeks, reported NAPS president Mike Ahart. A small group of kayakers tackled the headwater creeks of Bush Mill Stream and Crabbe Mill Stream.
The teams covered over 30 miles of shoreline…
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