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New meaning to “fun run" as jogging friends help river clean-up efforts

Plogging [picking up trash while jogging] group in Newburyport cleans up trails and Merrimack River shoreline at Maudslay State Park.

Photo by Samuel Zeller on Unsplash

ACES supports increase public participation and engagement in local cleanup initiatives by promoting various volunteer opportunities within our communities.

ACES supports increased public participation and engagement in local cleanup initiatives by promoting various volunteer opportunities within our communities. One such effort by some members of Storm Surge and other ACES allies involves collecting trash along the shore just upriver from Maudslay State Park in Newburyport, MA. and carrying it out of the woods to a designated pickup spot. MA Dept. of Conservation and Recreation staff then pick up the trash for disposal.

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Ron Martino

Ron Martino is an environmentalist, writer & communicator. Retired from an international career in computer technology he riffs on climate and art every day as "Green Talk Daily" on Twitter @ronmartino4

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