Over Earth Day Weekend, hundreds of volunteers pulled over 2 tons of trash from across both the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico River Basins!
Bank of America employees worked with Sound Rivers to clean up the Neuse in Raleigh on Friday, April 20.
Hundreds gathered in Greenville, Rocky Mount, Washington and Tarrboro for the Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Cup. Greenville took home the trophy again, pulling 988 pounds of trash from the Tar River! (Final totals for the challenge were: Rocky Mount got 710 pounds of garbage out, Tarboro 300 pounds, and Washington 260 pounds.)
In New Bern, a group of volunteers worked diligently to pull trash from the Neuse and Trent rivers – finding one of the more interesting objects of the day!