Arlington Fairfax Chapter

of the

Izaak Walton League of America

Watershed Conservation Activities


Adopt A Stream Cleanup of Bull Run

November 5, 2011

Location : Bull Run downstream from the Route 28 Bridge

On November 5th, we picked up 12 bags of trash from the flood plain and side channels of Bull Run. Total weight collected 178 pounds.

Chuck Overpeck picks up one of a number of sports balls deposited by recent flooding.

Chapter member Michael Fox collects trash from sandbar in Bull Run.

Vinnie Caporale walk on trunk of fallen sycamore to pull off plastic bags.

November 5th Volunteers - from left to right Ned Foster, Chuck Overpeck, Vinnie Caporale, Michael Fox.

An additional 49 pounds of trash was collected from the vicinity of the confluence of Bull Run and Little Rocky Run on October 23rd. This included an oil pan and plastic gas can containing a third of a gallon of gasoline found floating in the water.

Click on this link for information about our next scheduled Adopt-A-Stream cleanup of Bull Run.

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