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Volunteers sought for river cleanup in M.B. Johnson Park

Snakey Creek flows into the Red River.

Christine Holland pulls plastic from the bottom of Snakey Creek in Moorhead, showing how widespread the trash spread is at this nook of MB Johnson Park in Moorhead. Finn Harrison / WDAY News

MOORHEAD — Volunteers are being sought for continuing efforts to clean litter out of Snakey Creek.

River Keepers, along with Moorhead Parks and Recreation, are seeking help with a cleanup push in M.B. Johnson Park on Friday, Nov. 5. Two cleanup shifts are planned, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

According to a press release, the section of the creek to be the focus of the event features difficult terrain, and volunteers could get muddy or wet. Interested volunteers are asked to reserve a spot by emailing or calling 701-235-2895.

Temperatures during the cleanup event are forecast to be in the low- to mid-50s.

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