Warren Conservation Commission - 2024 Earth Day Clean-up



Warren Conservation Commission Chairman Butch Lombardi talks with Commission member Jeanne Leffers as Zelia Zanko and Jack Pena look on.

Holding one of the tee shirts he designed, Warren Artist Richard Kaiser stops in for coffee and donuts provided by Cliff Prazeres of Dunkin on Metacom Avenue.

Thrive Outside Development Diretor Sheila Dobbyn meets with Jeanne Leffers to talk about the Thrive Outside Program that brings nature to youth.

Commission Member Jeanne Leffers talks with Jennifer Cunningham and her daughtres, McKinley and Rowan before the start work (below).


Tom Tracey checks the sizes of the free tee shirts that were supplied by Cliff Prazeres of Dunkin on Metacom Avenue before he cleans up (below).

Oscar and Violet Pimenta help themselves to one of the free grabbers as their mother, Kendra Pimenta, looks on.


McKinley Cunningham places trash that she picked up on to a bag held by her mother, Jennifer, that will be picked up later by the Town Public Works.


Tom Tracey climbs over the guard rail at the Kickemuit River in front of the Bristol County Water Authority offices on Child Street to reach some trash.

Don Betts picks up litter along Market Street on the Sowams Meadows property managed by the Warren Land Trust.

Lee Quattrucci picks up trash on Serpentine Road near the Bristol County Water Authority offices as she did last year.


Warren resident Greg Spiess cleans up the area along Schoolhouse Road near Birch Swamp Road.

Lisa Cowley cleans up along Main Street in front of the Warren Handkerchief Factory.

David Vale load tree branches onto a Warren DPW truck as DPW driver Victor Reis makes a call to the rest of the crew making pickups around town.


Members of the Laurel Park Improvement Association pose for a group photo in front of some of the many piles of debris that they picked up along the shore.


Richard Costa uses his own grabber to clear trash along Schoolhouse Road near Bushee Road.

Julia Husnander and Jack Pena pose for a photo with their dog, Ellie, and the bags of trash they picked up along the Bike Path near Franklin Street.

Warren Grange volunteers Dave McCarthy and Randy Gershbach grill hamburgers and hot dogs for the returning participants.

Winners of this year's Nip Bottle Collection Contest pose for a photo: (left to right) Jenna Costa with two-year-old Jameson with 1,411 bottles and Finn and Jodi Lawless with 1,078 bottles. With 72 additional bottles collected by Diana Castro, the total number of bottles collected was 2,561. Standing behind them are Commissioner Keith Morton, Senator Wally Felag, Artist Richard Kaiser, Commissioner Butch Lombardi, and Commissioner Jeanne Leffers.

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