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Volunteers Needed for Bear Creek Clean-Up

June 26, 2019 – Hannibal, MO—Volunteers are needed for a special Stream Team Cleanup event on Saturday July 13th along Bear Creek in downtown Hannibal to help remove trash and debris that remains as flood waters recede.

The event is cosponsored by Hannibal Parks & Recreation and the Hannibal Board of Public Works. The City of Hannibal #1819 Stream Team is providing gloves and trash bags. Stream Team t-shirts will also available for participants.

Volunteers should meet anytime from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 13th at the parking lot of Sodalis Nature Preserve, 700 Ely St, Hannibal.

This is the first event of its kind to take place after a flood here in Hannibal. “We are hoping to remove a large amount of trash and debris from the area in order to conserve and protect Bear Creek and the Sodalis Nature Preserve; the area offers an exceptional connection to nature for our community and we want to protect that as much as possible,” stated Andrea Campbell, Stormwater Coordinator.

For more event details, you can contact Andrea Campbell at 573-221-8050 ext 6043. To read more about the City of Hannibal’s #1819 Stream Team, visit the utility’s Stream Team web page at 1819 Hannibal Stream Team.

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Event details can be found at https://www.hannibalbpw.org/event/bear-creek-clean-up/ or on the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/463141477849124/