Litter Gitter installed at East Lake Park

On October 1st, a litter gitter trash collection device was installed in Village Creek at East Lake Park. This brings the total to eight litter gitter devices throughout Jefferson County. Through a grant from the Coca-Cola Foundation, River Network is partnering with Freshwater Land Trust, Osprey Initiative, and Village Creek Society to manage the East…

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Project Litter Gitter Initial Data

Earlier this summer, Freshwater Land Trust officially launched Project Litter Gitter. Through the EPA’s Trash-Free Waters grant, awarded to Freshwater Land Trust and partners, there are six litter gitter devices in waterways across four municipalities:  one each in Bessemer, Homewood, and Vestavia Hills and three in Birmingham. After being deployed for about two months, we are pleased to…

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Five new litter gitters installed across four cities

Freshwater Land Trust is excited to officially launch Project Litter Gitter and install five new litter gitter devices in conjunction with the EPA’s Trash-Free Waters grant, recently awarded to Freshwater Land Trust and partners. The five new devices are located across four municipalities: one each in Bessemer, Homewood, and Vestavia Hills and two in Birmingham.…

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UPCOMING: Freshwater Land Trust Half Marathon & 5k on Saturday, April 24th