Friends of Fourche Creek wish to thank all who participated in Fourche Creek Discovery Day on October 29. Through the combined effort of 160 volunteers (including representatives from 3M, Little Rock Wastewater Utility, Perry County 4-H, and UALR) who put in a collective 650 hours, another 106 bags of trash plus miscellaneous bulky items were pulled from Fourche Creek at Interstate Park. Also collected were 82 tires, just a portion of the major dump discovered below the I-30 bridge. All of that weighed over 2 tons!
Besides picking up litter, folks had fun discovering a few of the many recreational opportunities Fourche Creek and its wetlands have to offer – floating, fishing, birding, botanizing, and geocaching. Fourche Creek has the potential to be an incredible natural and recreational resource that improves the livability and desirability of Little Rock. To clean it up and improve the infrastructure it is going to take a continued investment in time, money, leadership, and public support. We thank you for your support and ask you to discover more ways you can be an advocate for Fourche Creek.