KCCB volunteers pitched in to clean up Sherman Ave. Park, the Hollandia Botanical Garden bikeway, and a section of Buck Creek in Springfield, Ohio, on Saturday, May 5. They collected 44 bags of litter, hundreds of pounds of bulk items, 4 tires, and pulled 2 abandoned shopping carts from the creek.
Cub Scouts Pack 1931 and Pack 20 in Springfield, Ohio, cleaned up litter in Veterans Park on Saturday, April 26. The group of 20 Scouts and parents cleared 160 lbs. of litter from the hillsides surrounding the park as part of the Great American Cleanup in Clark County.
Keep Clark County Beautiful is helping the National Trail Parks and Recreation District in Springfield, Ohio, to create an educational nature walk trail for urban youth with little or no access to wilderness areas in the city. On Sunday, March 31, 2014, volunteers removed over 1,000 lbs. of litter from the soon-to-be trail, along with dozens of dumped tires and other bulk items. Utilizing KCCB’s new Community Cleanup Trailer, volunteers were also able to clear vines, weeds, and honeysuckle from the trail as well.