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August 15, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
McFarland Park
56461 180th St
Ames, IA 50010
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Fishing Tackle and Litter Cleanup

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Your parks need your help! Litter and discarded fishing line/tackle can cause major problems for our local wildlife. Come make a difference and participate in a lake cleanup! We will focus on McFarland Park and Peterson Park giving special attention to retrieving snagged fishing line and lures. We will meet at McFarland Park to coordinate and disperse. If you have them, bring a canoe/kayak or waders in order to get to hard-to-reach snags. Bring pliers, a small saw, a knife, loppers, or trash grabbers if you have them. We will have some tools available for use as well. If you don't want to get in the water we will also be walking the shoreline. Bring a pair of work gloves and a FULL water bottle.