Site Name

The Patch

Entry Id

5851

City

Turners Falls

State

Massachusetts

Name of body of water (river, stream, lake, etc.)

Connecticut River, Power Canal, holding pond

Name of the nearest road or crossroads

I St and 10th St

Brief description of the trash site

Flat land, accessible by short walking trail off of G St and also via Railroad Salvage parking lot. Trash is found along old rail trail, short woodland trail, and along the fishing areas next to the pond. Some of the trash is concentrated, but most of it is scattered about.

Type(s) of trash at the site

food garbage, fishing garbage, household waste, abandoned tent sites, shopping carts, firework, bicycle tires, etc

Estimated number of volunteers this site needs for cleanup

12

Are boats or special equipment needed for cleanup? If so, explain

Gloves, bags, wheel barrows or a truck

Is this site suitable for children under 12?

Yes, ok for children