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Volunteers respond to call for help to clean up campsites in Quartzville area


December 5, 2018


THESE VOLUNTEERS, many from Sweet Home, are among those who responded to the clean-up call.

What started with a call for volunteers on Facebook resulted in a massive clean-up effort Saturday morning, Dec. 1, by 40-plus people at the Yellowbottom area of Quartzville.

David Trystman of Sweet Home, one of the organizers, said the goal was to clean up trash and other damage left by campers in the area.

He said homeless people, who move from campsite to campsite in the area, often leave refuse and other residue behind.

A Facebook page called "Keep it Clean, Keep it Green" grew from 15 to more than 200 members over four days before and after the event.

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