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July 28 - Pine cleanup from Elm Flats to Dobson

John Heiam  | Published on 7/28/2020
Report was to be done by B.M., who never sent it in.

Photos by John & Jocelyn

Lois finds a shoe that has been in the river for awhile

John climbs into a log jam to get to a bottle

A river gnome watches over the Pine

Sometimes you have to get out of your canoe to get to the trash. Jocelyn demonstrates that art.


Lunch on shore



Sometimes in the pursuit of trash you get a little water in your boat.

Mike goes into the weeds to get some trash Marlene spotted.

Swallowtails find the moisture on Jocelyn's hands interesting

Cardinal flower, night shade, and bee balm