On August 24th, over 120 volunteers joined together to clean up nearly 5 miles of Johnson Creek and the Springwater Corridor Trail. We also cleaned Mill Park, Tideman Johnson Park, Johnson Creek Park, and Brookside Park.
Welcome to the Johnson Creek Clean-up. Melanie was in charge of assigning volunteers to teams. The board has a description of description of the 19 teams.
A volunteer reading the descriptions of the teams to find one she likes.
The Bell Station Downstream team taking a break after cleaning the creek behind them.
The Luther Downstream team is working around the sewer pipe.
The 92nd Upstream team working under the I-205 bridge.
The 92nd Upstream team chasing down some floating debris.
The 92nd Downstream team posing for a picture after filling up the Portland Parks pickup.
The grounds team at Tideman Johnson Park.
Melanie posing with her teams find.
You never know what you will find in the creek. Here is a volunteer with part of a chair back.
Two brave volunteers at the mouth of the Willamette river.
More action at the the mouth of the Willamette.
And more debris.
We had volunteers of all ages.
We provided a hearty breakfast for the volunteers.
Here is the winner of the Golden Garbage Can award for the most unusual item found.
Here is the runner up.
Here is the Bronze medal winner in the Dirty Olympics.
Amy wins the Silver medal.
And the Gold medal goes to...