More than three dozen volunteers organized by the White Rock and Surrey Naturalists gave a stretch of the Nicomekl riverbank a much-needed cleanup last week.

More than three dozen volunteers organized by the White Rock and Surrey Naturalists gave a stretch of the Nicomekl riverbank a much-needed cleanup last week.

Volunteers haul garbage from South Surrey riverbank

The Nicomekl riverbank is getting a much-needed cleanup, thanks to volunteers organized by the White Rock and Surrey Naturalists.

Nicomekl cleanupMore than three dozen volunteers organized by the White Rock and Surrey Naturalists gave the Nicomekl riverbank a much-needed cleanup last week.

The group spent four hours removing garbage – including 3,000 lbs of styrofoam – from 1.3 kilometres of sensitive shoreline.

The effort was part of an ongoing pilot project involving privately-owned land. For information on how to get involved, email wrsn@shaw.ca