Waterfall Sweep Finds Trash – Lots And Lots Of It – Transylvania County, NC
Last updated 4/7/2021 at 3:11pm
The very first Waterfall Sweep, recently hosted by Waterfall Keepers of North Carolina, included picking up more than 3,000 gallons of trash at six waterfalls and trailheads in western North Carolina.
The sites were: Bernies Falls Trailhead (Pisgah National Forest); Parker Creek Falls; Shacktown Falls; Little Bradley Falls; and Carter Falls. Tucker Creek Falls in Pisgah National Forest was deemed too dangerous to work at, so the crews picked up along N.C. 215.
The 79 volunteers at the six sites worked roughly 156 hours, picking up, among other trash, 24 tires, part of an engine, a feedin...