Hewes Brook along Shoestrap Road
Name of body of water (river, stream, lake, etc.)
Name of the nearest road or crossroads
Brief description of the trash site
This site is on a steep bank of Hewes Brook, A tributary to the Connecticut River. This site is a large scree slope of trash that has accumulated over many decades. This site was a town dump at one point. Illegal dumping continues to occur.
Hewes brook is a tributary of the Connecticut River. From this site it is less than a mile to the river. The trash makes its way into Hewes Brook and then into the Connecticut.
Type(s) of trash at the site
Cars, bottles, tires, old metal
Estimated number of volunteers this site needs for cleanup
Are boats or special equipment needed for cleanup? If so, explain
Steep slope would require special equipment
Is this site suitable for children under 12?
I'm not sure