Local group to clean up area beaches on Sept. 21

4:47 PM, Sep. 4, 2013
Lakeshore area beaches on Lake Michigan will soon be cleaner thanks to a local volunteer group, the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed. They will be part of the the Great Lakes-wide Beach Clean-up, sponsored by the Alliance for the Great Lakes. The cleaning event is slated from 9 to 11 a.m. on Sept. 21.
Lakeshore area beaches on Lake Michigan will soon be cleaner thanks to a local volunteer group, the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed. They will be part of the the Great Lakes-wide Beach Clean-up, sponsored by the Alliance for the Great Lakes. The cleaning event is slated from 9 to 11 a.m. on Sept. 21.
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Eleven of the Lakeshore area beaches on Lake Michigan will soon be cleaner and more inviting thanks to a local volunteer group, the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed.

The group will be part of the Great Lakes-wide Beach Clean-up, sponsored by the Alliance for the Great Lakes, from 9 to 11 a.m. on Sept. 21.

Last year dozens of volunteers collected nearly 400 pounds of debris over a four- hour period, according to a press release. The group also will conduct water quality testing with leaders at each beach. Beaches include: Red Arrow, Memorial Drive Wayside middle, south and north; Silver ...

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