Volunteers are needed for the annual Missouri River/Lake Sharpe Cleanup this evening (Wed. July 11) from 5-8pm based out of Downs Marina in Griffin Park in Pierre.
Bret Afdahl with Central South Dakota Walleyes Unlimited helps organize the event.
Paul Lepisto with the Izaak Walton League of America says eight cleanup events have collected 35,450 pounds of trash.
For more information or to volunteer, please contact Paul Lepisto with the Izaak Walton League of America (224-1770 or 220-1219 firstname.lastname@example.org) or Bret Afdahl with Central South Dakota Walleyes Unlimited (605-222-2972 or email@example.com).
The Missouri River/Lake Sharpe Cleanup is a coordinated effort between the Central South Dakota Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited, the Pierre Chapter of the Izaak Walton League, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks, US Fish and Wildlife Service, US Army Corps of Engineers, the South Dakota Department of Corrections and the cities of Pierre and Fort Pierre. Many area businesses and other organizations also donate and contribute to the effort.