St. Mary’s Spring clean up

Members of the St. Mary’s Litter Patrol clean up the downtown area of their community during their Clean Up Green Up event May 29-31, 2019. Photo by Eric Alstrom

by Eric Alstrom

The Yupiit of Andreafski EPA/IGAP Environmental Program would like to say “Thank You!” to all the 6 youth supervisors, 26 youth litter patrollers, and 4 adult volunteers for their time and effort picking up a total of 65 yellow ALPAR bags of litter in the community of St. Mary’s on May 29 – 31, 2019. I would also like to recognize all the organizations that made donations towards the clean up, without your support this would not be possible! Thank you to the St. Mary’s City School District, St. Mary’s Native Corporation, Yupiit of Andreafski, City of St. Mary’s, Nerklikmute Native Corporation, Algaaciq Tribal Government, St. Mary’s Sub-Regional Clinic, Andreafski Townsite Women’s Club, Yupiit of Andreafski ICWA program, St. Mary’s Alaska Commercial Company, ALPAR, Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council, Calista Corporation, AVCP, AVEC, and Donlin Gold.

Eric Alstrom is the Director for the Yupiit of Andreafski EPA/IGAP Environmental Program.