Results & Thanks! The First Annual Souris River Cleanup

Thanks to our many volunteers, we had a very successful river cleanup.
Final Totals:

  • 7.33 tons of garbage, 14660 lbs
  • 16 lbs of recyclable plastic
  • 12 lbs of recyclable aluminum
  • 3 tires
  • 4 oil drums
  • 400 garbage bags
  • 200 hot dogs

$30 in cash was found along with a door to a safe, enough toys to throw a birthday party, a children’s baseball glove and one special weapon that is now in the possession of Chief of Police, Jason Olson.

We Had a Lot of Great Sponsors!

  • Ackerman-Estvold Engineering
  • American Rivers
  • Apex Chiropractic
  • City of Minot
  • City of Minot Fire Department
  • Community Ambulance
  • Food Services of America
  • Minot Park District
  • Straight’s Concessions, Jim Straight

Special Thanks:

  • Americorps *VISTA Volunteers Mia Dillard & Nancy Simpson
  • Minot Chief of Police, Jason Olson
  • Cities of Service
  • North Dakota State Fair
  • Souris River Brewing – Max Patzner
  • Minot Chamber of Commerce

Please complete the follow-up survey below. May 14th will be our next Souris River Cleanup. Check back in the coming days for details.

Thank you for your input!

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