One recent Sunday morning, close to 50 enthusiastic Hornsby Shire volunteers, armed with gloves and garbage bags, embarked upon a local creek to clean up stormwater runoff.
They were a culturally diverse group of adults, children, teenagers, grandparents and a six-month-old in a pouch, and they were ready for some action.
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Help make our waterways plastic free!
Bag Free Pennant Hills, Sydney Water, Hornsby Shire Council and the Pennant Hills District Civic Trust have all joined forces to combat the impact of plastic on our local environment.
They are calling for extra helpers to join them on Sunday 17 February, when they will clean the Blue Gum High Forest along Upper Pyes Creek.
Shire Mayor Philip Ruddock expressed enthusiastic support for both the alliance
and the clean-up.
“This is a great example of various stakeholders working together for the benefit of all,” Mayor Ruddock said. “We are fortunate to have such spectacular natural heritage in the Bushland Shire and we are all determined to preserve it.”
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