Bogue Chitto, Magee’s Creek fans

can take part in Pearl River ‘Clean Sweep’

A Madison woman is concerned with clean water, the Pearl River and its tributaries like Bogue Chitto River and Magee’s Creek. Abby Braman has even gone so far as to organize a one-day event for groups to attack trash on the river(s).
There is a Facebook page and Instagram page for people to post what they’re doing in efforts to clean up water sources in Mississippi, Take2Miss.com will feature snapshots of what folks are doing on the rivers that day, Sept. 23.
Of course there is no hard and fast rule to this cleanup campaign, so if you picked up a handful of beer bottles, plastic containers, candy wrappers or oil cans out of your favorite stretch of stream, go ahead and post.
Clean water!
It’s something everyone should be concerned about, and a project taken on by Take2Miss.com as an awareness campaign to alert people to that fact.
Braman’s Pearl River Clean Sweep is being organized with over 20 cleanup teams already on board to tackle the problems of trash, debris, discharges into the river and similar problems.
For lots of people, a Pearl River issue is to the east, in Marion County, where the river flows through on its way south, forming the dividing line between Mississippi and Louisiana from a bit north of Bogalusa to the Honey Island Swamp near Slidell.
But, if you look a little to the west of Pearl River the map shows what might be termed her little sister, the Bogue Chitto, flowing from Lincoln County south through Pike and Walthall Counties, Washington and St. Tammany Parish.
Seems Bogue Chitto is an important tributary to Pearl River, and keeping the whole eco system clean of plastic bottles, beer and soft drink cans. Getting rid of unwanted sediment, debris and just plain trash goes a long way to improving the wildlife, fishing and general overall habitat of both rivers, as well as the streams that flow into them.
Braman says Take2Miss wants to involve teams at Holmes Water Park and Walker’s Bridge Water Park to take part in the “Clean Sweep.”
Even if you can’t officially help Sept. 23, you’re encouraged to help anytime. Publicize the project and point out the problems by utilizing the Take2Miss social media campaign simply by picking up litter anytime. You can help if you’re out jogging, walking, boating, biking, heading to work or school. Just pick up two pieces of litter, snap a picture (aren’t cell phones wonderful?) and post it to Instagram or Facebook using #Take2Miss.
Help with the Take2Miss social media campaign (and beautify your community) by picking up litter. Clean communities and a clean watershed are everyone's responsibility!
If anyone would like to help with Clean Sweep or needs more information, go the www.Take2Miss.com website.

08/18  THS VS. D'IBERVILLE (WEB)

              THS 21 - D'IBERVILLE 28

              Salem 20 - Enterprise 28 (OT)

08/25  SALEM VS. WEST LINCOLN (WEB)

              SALEM 20 - WEST LINCOLN 43

09/01  THS VS. MCCOMB

              THS 41 - MCCOMB 29 (WEB)

              Salem 20 - Lloyd Star 47

09/08  THS VS. NORTH PIKE

              THS 14 - NORTH PIKE 18 (WEB)

              Salem 26 - Puckett 37

09/15  THS VS. SOUTH PIKE (WEB)

              THS 34 - SOUTH PIKE 13

              Salem 6 - Bogue Chitto 39

09/22  THS VS. FRANKLINTON, LA

              SALEM VS. EAST MARION

09/29  THS VS. BASSFIELD

10/06  THS VS. COLUMBIA

10/13  THS VS. SEMINARY

10/20  THS VS. WESSON

10/27  THS VS. WEST MARION

AWAY GAMES IN BOLD

AIR TIME IS 6:45

Abby Braman targeting Pearl River and tributary, Bogue Chitto, for clean-up.