Want to lend a hand in restoring Frog Creek? Then grab your hip waders, and grab a friend, and join with Drake University students as they walk the creek and remove trash and other debris starting at 10 a.m. today.
The Drake students of environmental science and policy are leading the Frog Creek Restoration Project. An important first step in the restoration process is removing accumulated debris in the southern area of the creek.
“Drake students need as many volunteers as possible to make our stream clean and beautiful,” said John Anderson, director of the McCreary Community Building and the Perry Parks and Recreation Department. Anderson and McCreary Recreation Coordinator Becky Towers will be joined by other volunteers from Perry to lend a hand in the Saturday morning cleanup.
Anderson said volunteers will meet in Pattee Park at 10 a.m. in the parking lot south of the tennis courts. Gloves and trash bags will be provided, he said, and volunteers will be split up into groups and walk the creek to the north and south.
For more information on Saturday’s volunteer cleanup, call Anderson at 515-465-5621 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.