Organizers hope cleanup will raise awareness

Walking along Jefferson City’s Greenway, Warren Auld became familiar with Wear’s Creek.

The food scientist later decided he wanted to combine science with his outdoors interests. So, he sought out the Missouri Department of Conservation’s Stream Team.

Now in midst of completing training for water quality monitoring, Auld has surveyed Wear’s Creek twice to help coordinate volunteer efforts Saturday at the Second Annual Wear’s Creek Cleanup.

“The worst part of Wear’s Creek is under High Street, bordered by two parking lots,” Auld said. There he found a set of ....

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