Site Name

Hewes Brook along Shoestrap Road

Entry Id

2036

City

Lyme

State

New Hampshire

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

Hewes Brook

Name of the nearest road or crossroads

Shoestrap Road

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

20

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