2015 BRCU TOTALS:
546 Tires totaling 11.17 TONS
13.75 TONS trash & debris
1,060+ lbs. Scrap Metal
= >25.42 TONS
removed from the Black River, her banks & adjacent land.
2014 had 283 volunteers
Taking Back The Black.
Families, friends, youth groups & strangers,
even a displaced city resident,
joined forces and worked together.
Along with very generous donations,
including a backhoe & bobcat, they managed to gather ...
19.29 Tons trash
+ 660#s Scrap Metal
+ 125 Tires
+ one 7.5' heavy equip. tire
for a Grand Total of:
21.995 TONS debris removed.
All in less than 10 hours over 2 days.
AmaZinG what happens when great people come together for great things!
We are unstoppable!!
....... for anyone keeping track --
that's 28.5 TONS in 2 years.
Thank you to everyone who helped in even the smallest way - every penny, pair of gloves or trash bag adds up and helps!
We appreciate all of you!!!
We are a tax deductible 501(c)3.
BRCU'15 is brought to you by LoCo 'Yaks, in coordination with these generous sponsors:
Lorain Port Authority
City of Lorain
American Canoe Association
Great Lakes Kayaking
West River Paddlesports
Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Follow the Fish