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What’s the Big Deal about Litter?!

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, April 18, 2017
1. What’s the Big Deal about Litter?! Marker
Inscription. Litter or trash thrown on our roadside or illegally dumped often ends up in a steam or creek. This threatens the critters that live there and it can threaten humans too!

Thankfully, litter is an easy problem to fix - If everyone does their part!!

Remember, candy wrappers or cigarette butts that are tossed in the gutter can eventually end up in our creeks, rivers lakes, and oceans. Harmful chemicals can pass from the litter into our water.

Join local clean up efforts! Become part of the renew Our Rivers campaign and help clean up Smith Lake www.renewourrivers.com

Contact Alabama PALS to Adopt a Mile or Stream www.alpals.org or (800)ALA-PALS
 
Location. 34° 12.447′ N, 86° 59.452′ W. Marker is in Cullman, Alabama, in Cullman County. Marker is on 1240 Co Rd 1043. Touch for map. Locate in Clarkson Covered Bridge Park. Marker is in this post office area: Cullman AL 35057, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alabama's Aquatic Biodiversity (here, next to this marker); What happens to my wastewater? (here, next to this marker); Monitoring Watershed Health (here, next to this marker); Birds of Alabama (here, next to this marker); What is Water Pollution? (here, next to this marker); Where does your drinking water come from? (here, next to this marker); Alabama's Physical Diversity (within shouting distance of this marker); Land-Use and Water Quality (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cullman.
 
Also see . . .  Clarkson Covered Bridge Park. One of Cullman's most well known attractions and historically rich sites, Clarkson Covered Bridge, originally built in 1904, and was once used regularly by farmers and travelers to cross Crooked Creek, the weatherworn bridge is now closed to traffic, the centerpiece of a park built in period fashion to showcase the bridge and its historical significance. (Submitted on July 25, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on July 25, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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