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Students Remove Tons of Debris in Creek Cleanup

Students clean up Lycoming Creek Refuse removed from beyond water's edge On a recent Saturday, members of the Earth Smart organization, along with the Horticulture Club and other Penn College students, cleaned a portion of Lycoming Creek behind the Weis Market on Lycoming Creek Road. The April 10 cleanup was held in conjunction with the Lycoming County Conservation District and the Lycoming Creek Watershed Association. More than 5 tons of trash were removed from the section of creek, including old tires, lawn chairs and general trash. Additionally, the students removed tires from the section of the stream directly adjacent to Williamsport’s historic Bowman Field ballpark. The cleanup was sponsored by Weis Market, Chief Oil and Gas LLC and Love Disposal Inc. Photos by Kellen E. Krape, environmental technology management student from Jersey Shore

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