TULSA - Hundreds of volunteers gathered at the River West Festival Park to walk along the river banks, picking up trash and debris on Saturday.
With over 40 miles of banks and trails to maintain, River Parks officials asked the public to help clean up the trash that gets carried in by the river.
"It'll come down the river and it'll get caught up in the weeds and along the banks and then it ust hangs there, so you can actually see it as you look across the river and it can be an eye sore. So, it's nice to have the people help us out in cleaning this up," River Parks Creative Director Matt Carter said.
Organizers say they intend to have another volunteer clean-up event in the future, considering the success of Saturday's efforts.
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