Milwaukee River Cleanup Workday

On April 26, 2008, numerous SEWTU volunteers and friends decended upon the Milwaukee River, performing clean-up operations.  The event was part of the Friends of Milwaukee's Rivers annual Earth Day River Clean Up, which in total features hundreds of crews, working on various watershed points throughout the greater Milwaukee area, and provides a great service to our community. 



Members working found a great variety of interesting treasures, including previously stolen parking meters, three trombones, a broken arrow, Rod Stewart's greatest hits, fourteen plastic iguanas, and a toaster (still operational).  



This workday was important because the Milwaukee River is one of our Chapter's important home waters, and one which many of our members regularly fish for all manners of species.  Led by Chapter Political Liaison and Board of Directors member John Knitter, SEWTU had a great turnout, cleaned up a good stretch of the Milwaukee River, and gave back to one of our prized local resources.


Unfortunately, no photographs have been located for this workday.