DeKalb County is hosting a stream cleanup on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Pole Bridge Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant, 4664 Flat Bridge Road in Lithonia.
Volunteers will assist in removing trash and debris from the South River. Participants should be prepared to get in and out of the stream, wade in knee-deep water, and walk over rocks and logs.
Closed-toe shoes are required. Hats, work gloves, bug repellant and old clothes are recommended. Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a permission slip. Children under the age of 16 must have a parent or guardian present.
For more information and to register for the cleanup, please contact Michael O’Shield, Environmental Education Specialist, at 770-724-1456 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.