Published April 21. 2021 03:45PM
Press Photos by C. Richard Chartrand The Emmaus Borough/Upper Milford Township Environmental Advisory Council hosted its annual Earth Day cleanup April 17. Volunteers gathered to clear debris, pick up litter and tidy sites in the borough and the township. LEFT: Aubrey Bean finds and disposes of a wet plastic bag near Weis Markets, 220 Chestnut St., Emmaus.
Rick Zayaitz, with the Emmaus Rotary Club, rakes leaves at the Emmaus Remembrance Garden, 150 E. Main St., Emmaus.
Press Photos by C. Richard Chartrand Lisa Haus, a representative of the joint EAC, talks with volunteers.
Volunteers work along the railroad tracks near Weis Markets, 220 Chestnut St., Emmaus.
Jessi O'Donald, Hunter Engelman, Carley Rohrbach and Ashlann Bean prepare to transplant a tree. Two oak and two maple trees were moved from a site at the Emmaus Public Library to Emmaus Community Park as part of cleanup efforts.
ABOVE: Members of Girl Scout Troop 1631, dressed in safety vests and protective gloves, are ready to volunteer their time during the annual cleanup event April 17. Additional photos appear on Page A13.
Emmaus Rotary Club volunteer Greg Reber clears leaves at the Emmaus Remembrance Garden.
Scouts in Pack 80, dressed in safety and protective gear, work along 10th Street during the annual event.
Gordon Reese, of the Emmaus Rotary Club, is among volunteers at the Emmaus Remembrance Garden, Main Street, Emmaus.
Volunteers start the day at Emmaus Community Park, Shimerville Road, Emmaus. The cleanup event is organized by the Emmaus Borough/Upper Milford Township Joint Environmental Advisory Council.