Archive of Clean-ups in the Parks of Bayonne, NJ during the year 2021.
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Bayonne Nature Club
Appreciating, protecting and improving urban nature sites.
January 16, 2021: Today's shoreline clean-up at Rutkowski Park. Fourteen people picked up 14 bags of trash, one fire extinguisher, big board 6x6', one 55-gal bucket. 
February 20, 2021 Shoreline Clean-up at Rutkowski Park:  Cancelled due to snow.
March 20, 2021 Shoreline Cleanup at Rutkowski Park. On this First Day of Spring, 34 Environmental Heroes cleaned up 46 bags of trash along with a big white traffic barrier, a tire, an innertube, 2 4/8 plywood boards, the Styrofoam from a punching bag, several pieces of scrap metal and several 20-gal buckets and paint cans.
Earth Day, April 24, 2021 Shoreline Clean-up at Rutkowski Park.      
32 Environmental Heroes cleaned up 48 bags of trash, including 4 five-gal buckets, 5 large plastic tarps, 3 milk crates, 3 metal-foam pieces and 2 one-dollar bills.  Thanks to Hudson County Community College and Hackensack Riverkeeper for your help.
May 22, 2021 Newark Bay Waterfront Walkway: Forty Environmental Heroes cleaned up 42 bags of trash, 22 old tires and hundreds of pieces of plastics, metals, and weird stuff from the shoreline. Volunteers included Hudson County Community College, Central Jersey Stream Team, Hackensack Riverkeeper.  Thanks to Bayonne Department of Public Works for sending trucks to remove the trash!
June 19, 2021 - Collins Park, Bayonne NJ. Fourteen Environmental Heroes cleaned up 17 bags of trash, 2 large traffic cones, two 5-gal. buckets, one large tarp, 1 propane tank, 2 ship lines (ropes), a car bumper, 1 air brake cylinder, 1 electric fan and several large pieces of Styrofoam. 
July 17 at DiDomenico 16th Street Park:  All 20 Environmental Heroes cleaned up 25 bags of trash, large hose, bread trays, 2 5-gal water bottles, 3 tires, 3 large pieces of metal, ship line, Styrofoam floats and a large ship bumper. Pictures are 12 Environmental Heroes.
August 21, 2021: Bayonne Nature Club working with Hackensack Riverkeeper, had 75 Environmental Heroes total who picked up lots of trash from Rutkowski Park. Large pieces of metal were found washed in from across Newark Bay.
September 18, 2021 DiDomenico 16th Street Park shoreline clean up of Storm Ida trash. 28 bags of trash, 4 tires and 2 pieces of metal removed by 21 Environmental Heroes! Thanks to Scout Troop 19 and Hudson County Community College  students.
October 16, 2021 Rutkowski Park. Twenty-eight Environmental Heroes cleaned up 36 bags of trash from the shoreline, along with several plastic pails and plastic forms and a yard "fish pond" container.  Thanks to the Bayonne High School Latin Club and Hudson County Community College.
December 11, 2021:  20 Environmental Heroes cleaned up 26 bags of trash, 2 tires, 6 pails, one TV set, a propane tank and several large pieces of metal that washed into Rutkowski Park.  Thanks also to the Hackensack Riverkeeper crew that joined up to get the big stuff out!