April 29 2019

Adopt-A-Park 2019 By The Numbers

Thank you to the volunteers that showed up to Adopt-A-Park 2019, Five Rivers MetroParks’ Earth Day celebration on April 13. Were you curious about how much of a difference you made? Here’s Adopt-A-Park 2019 by the numbers:

# of projects completed: 39
# of volunteers: 1325
# of volunteer hours: 4063
# of communities involved: 13
# of pounds of landfill litter and debris collected: 6520
# of pounds of recycling litter and debris collected: 2473
# of miles of streets, roads and highways cleaned: 6
# of miles of hiking/biking/nature trails cleaned: 27
# of miles of river, lake and shorelines cleaned: 29
# of acres of parks cleaned: 30
# of acres of wetlands restored: 2
# of tires collected for recycling: 49
# of pounds of scrap metal: 32
# of trees planted: 400
# of flowers & bulbs planted: 420

A special thanks to event sponsors Vectren, Keep Montgomery County Beautiful, Barrett Paving, Pratt Industries, Montgomery County Environmental Services, Universal 1 Credit Union, QEI Engineers Inc. and A.M. Leonard!

Want to get involved in volunteering with Five Rivers MetroParks year-round? Attend our volunteer orientation on Tuesday, May 7.

Adopt-A-Park 2019

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