Kern River cleanup in Bakersfield

Photo submitted by Gary Ananian, Kern River Conservancy:
Kern River Conservancy held its first urban river clean up in Bakersfield this past weekend working in partnership with students from Bakersfield College. A dozen volunteers showed up and assisted in the cleanup racking up nearly 500 pounds of trash, tires and shopping carts out of the river bed. Pictured are volunteers with Kern River Conservancy founder Gary Ananian, fourth from left.