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Posted on: March 21, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Friends of Steele Creek announces Earth Day events

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 Friends of Steele Creek Nature Center and Park (“Friends”) will host Trash Bash ’23, an annual clean-up effort focused on recycling and the conservation of Bristol’s largest community park, on Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. until noon.

The event coincides with the global observance of Earth Day ’23 and invites participants to gather at Steele Creek Nature Center to begin clean-up activities at various locations within the park. Nolichucky Outdoor Learning Institute (NOLI) will oversee aquatic cleanup of the lake and adjacent areas via kayaks and canoes.

Trash bags, disposal gloves, and other materials needed for the event will be provided.  Light snacks and door prizes will also be available. 

Trash Bash ’23 will be held regardless of weather. For more information on Steele Creek Park’s Earth Day Weekend events, please visit the Friends webpage at, or their Facebook page at For additional information, please contact Wes Walker, events chair, Friends of Steele Creek Nature Center and Park at

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