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PHOTO GALLERY: Flat Branch Park creek cleanup

Saturday, December 10, 2011 | 9:26 p.m. CST; updated 9:44 p.m. CST, Saturday, December 10, 2011
Members of Alpha Tau Omega spread out to clean trash from the creek Saturday at Flat Branch Park. According to Public Works Department stormwater educator Mike Heimos, such cleanups can produce 500 pounds of trash taken from the area.

COLUMBIA — Members of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity spent around two hours Saturday morning cleaning a creek in Flat Branch Park.

According to Public Works Department stormwater educator Mike Heimos, cleanups similar to this one can help remove as much as pounds of trash from the area.

 

 

Brett Moen places a wet plastic bag into a trash bag held by Kevin Kuehn while cleaning up the creek Saturday at Flat Branch Park. The fraternity spent roughly two hours cleaning trash from the creek.
Members of Alpha Tau Omega distribute gloves and bags to facilitate trash cleanup Saturday near Flat Branch Park.

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Mike Heimos December 11, 2011 | 8:19 a.m.

Thanks to the guys from ATO! You collected over 585 lbs. of trash and litter from Flatbranch Creek in little less then two hours. Thanks for volunteering your time with the Stormwater Education Program on a cold Missouri morning! Great job guys!

Mike Heimos
Stormwater Educator for the City

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