Keep Little Rock Beautiful (KLRB) Internship Program
Fall of 2021
Tristyn Perrin – Intern from UA Little Rock
Research project at the Benny Craig Park Floating Trash Booms and throughout the Fourche Creek Urban Wetlands area.
The following street litter and illegally dumped items have been observed to make their way into Fourche Creek and the floating trash booms:
Motor Oils – as noted from containers found in the area
Styrofoam Food and Beverage Containers
Single Use Plastic Beverage Containers
Single Use Plastic Bags
Lawn Pesticides – as noted from containers found in the area
Lawn Fertilizers – as noted from containers found in the area
The project identified how the above items cause harm to any of the categories listed below that are found in the large urban wetlands area.