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Iowa River Clean-Up 2013

On the Riverbank

Volunteers spent a beautiful fall morning cleaning up the Iowa River.

A beautiful view of the Iowa River on a perfect fall day.

Wheels

Volunteers found bicycles galore.

Volunteers found bicycles galore.

Getting Wet

At least one volunteer isn’t afraid to get wet in his pursuit of trash.

Dan Ceynar isn't afraid to get wet in his pursuit of trash.

Ewwwww!

Gloves are a necessity.

Gloves are a necessity.

Step Carefully!

Volunteers had to be careful on the rocky banks.

Volunteers had to be careful on the rocky banks.

Rolling Stock

Tires are another common find.

Tires are another common item found in the river.

Seen Better Days …

How do so many bicycles get in the river?

How do so many bicycles get in the river?

On the Rocks …

On the rocks ...

Canoodling

Canoe-based clean-up makes it possible to bring up bigger items.

Dan Ceynar, an avid paddler and river clean-up expert, took out his canoe.

Step Carefully!

Some of the riverbanks are steep and rocky.

Some of the footing was treacherous.

All the Signs Point to …

How did that get in there?

A Perfect Day

It feels great to make a difference!

It feels great to make a difference!
Last modified on October 15th, 2013
Posted on October 15th, 2013

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