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River city gives back

Local groups join to clean waterway
Arkansas River guide Katie Arnis picks up trash along the Animas River on Sunday. “It’s important we keep them healthy,” she said of waterways.
Cruise Quenelle, of Durango, works to free a tire stuck in a mud bank in Santa Rita Park. The Water Justice Project, a Fort Lewis College student organization, and the Conservation Legacy, a the national organization, cleaned river banks Sunday. Quenelle and Jordan Sherman eventually freed the tire with a truck and tow strap.
Conservation Legacy program administration coordinator Chelsea Steck walks along a pond on the banks on the Animas River, collecting trash and debris. “We’re just coming together to take care of our community,” she said.

River city gives back

Arkansas River guide Katie Arnis picks up trash along the Animas River on Sunday. “It’s important we keep them healthy,” she said of waterways.
Cruise Quenelle, of Durango, works to free a tire stuck in a mud bank in Santa Rita Park. The Water Justice Project, a Fort Lewis College student organization, and the Conservation Legacy, a the national organization, cleaned river banks Sunday. Quenelle and Jordan Sherman eventually freed the tire with a truck and tow strap.
Conservation Legacy program administration coordinator Chelsea Steck walks along a pond on the banks on the Animas River, collecting trash and debris. “We’re just coming together to take care of our community,” she said.
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