Save the Illinois River, Inc.
24369 E 757 Rd.
Tahlequah, OK 74464-1949
(918) 284-9440

Tenkiller Lake Litter Cleanup

Save the Illinois River Inc. | Environment | May 24, 2024


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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers crew picking up Styrofoam chunks littering lake shoreline

Tidy Up Tenkiller roads and shoreline litter cleanup


Event SummaryTotal Trash collected12.52 tons/25,040 lbs.New record for 1 day event!Total # of Volunteers: 60, Total # of Dumpsters: 7Lake shoreline- Pine Cove to Chicken Creek: 1.43 tons/2,860 lbs. + 3.36 tons/6,720 of tiresTotal 4.79 tons/9,580 lbs.Lake neighborhoods- Cookson Bend Road, Susan Cresswell: 4.15 tons/8,300 lbs.- Carlisle Cove, Wendy Nelson: 1.73 tons/3,460 lbs.- Snake Creek Cove, Mike Mullen: 1.60 tons/3,200 lbs.River neighborhoods & shorelines cancelled due to weatherSpecial thanks to Clif Hall for sponsoring the Roll-off DumpstersHestin Lamons for delivering and picking up the Roll-off Dumpsters!All the volunteers that picked up TRASH!10 event total(August 2019 – May 2024)115.01 tons/230,015 lbs.Number of Volunteers: 882Next up: Fall Clean upSaturday October 5th 2024, from 10 am to 3 pmSee you at the Illinois River or Lake Tenkiller!