5,808 pounds of trash was cleaned up from around the lakes and tributaries
64 volunteers showed up to help pick up trash around the lakes for a total of 256 volunteer hours!
21 tires were removed from the lake bank
It's the first-ever cleanup day at Cypress/Black Bayou on Saturday, Feb. 8, at 8 a.m. You can volunteer as an individual, school community group, business, or generous supporter to help clean up the bayou. The cleanup is coordinated between Friends of Cypress Black Bayou, Keep Bossier Beautiful, Red River Cleanup, and the Bossier Sheriff's Office.
If you would like to volunteer, meet at Cypress Park Group Picnic Area, 135 Cypress Park Drive, Benton ready to go on the morning of Feb. 8. There is free admission to volunteers.
1. Registration begins at 8AM.
2. Find a sign In volunteer.
3. Sign your disclosure.
4. Get your arm band.
5. Get your information packet. (Don’t forget your DOOR PRIZE ticket)
6. Get your gear.
7. Find your team leader.
8. Stay safe!
9. Clean up litter.
10. Bring trash back to group picnic area for sorting.
11. Eat lunch
12. Tell your friends and family how much fun you had at the first-ever Cypreas/Black Bayou Cleanup Day!