MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers, Mountain Home Project Office seeks volunteers to participate in the annual fall litter pickup Sept. 12. The cleanup is being held in conjunction with the Great Arkansas Cleanup, the annual fall statewide litter pickup campaign promoted by Keep Arkansas Beautiful.
This year’s local cleanup is sponsored by the Army Corps of Engineers, Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals Lake Boat Dock, Buzzard Roost Boat Dock, Cranfield Marina, Lakeview Cove Marina, Tracy Ferry Marina, Tucker Hollow Marina, the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Keep America Beautiful and Keep Arkansas Beautiful Foundation.
Everyone in the Twin Lakes area is encouraged to participate in this year’s litter-pickup effort. Civic and service organizations, church and youth groups, school groups and clubs, scouts, individuals, families, neighborhoods, and businesses can organize cleanup teams and pitch in.
Volunteers can contact their local participating marina or the Bull Shoals-White River State Park for details on how to help. Trash bags and supplies will be provided. Volunteers are encouraged to bring work gloves.
For more information or questions regarding Norfork and Bull Shoals Lakes, please call the Army Corps of Engineers, Mountain Home Project Office at 870-425-2700.
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Release no. 15-080