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Yuba River Volunteers Collect Six Tons of Garbage

Office chairs, refrigerators, a toilet, and a homemade lava lamp. Those were just some of the unusual items pulled from the Yuba River watershed over the weekend from the South Yuba River Citizens League’s annual Yuba River Cleanup event. SYRCL Community Engagement Manager Jenn Tamo described it as “an awesome success”…

Listen to Jenn Tamo 1

Again, those aren’t the final totals, but those numbers will likely end up similar to last year. Tamo says there was one site in particular where they found a lot of stuff…

Listen to Jenn Tamo 2

Tamo says there were hundreds of cigarette butts. The cleanup, which began 20 years ago at a couple of sites, now covers all three forks of the Yuba from Donner Summit to Marysville, and even several sites along the Bear River.

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