Litter warriors: Tired of all the trash, these volunteers are out to clean up Baton Rouge
The "litter warriors" who have taken it upon themselves to clean up the city are living examples of anthropologist Margaret Mead's wise words: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world: indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.”
These volunteers devote countless hours each week to rallying others to the cause and picking up trash, whether it's walking through neighborhoods, along the interstate and commercial areas or paddling through bayous and creeks.
We've turned the spotlight on a few of those willing to fight the litter fight: real estate agent Jennifer Richardson, retired nuclear sales specialist Parry “Matt” Thomas, photographer Marie Constantin, computer programmer Nathaniel Klumb and attorney Johanna Landreneau.
Read the full article by Louisiana Master Naturalist Colette Dean in the Advocate...
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