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Wading in to do their share
An image and caption describing two volunteers taking part in the 19th Annual Speed River Clean Up.

Litter piling up near overpass

Image of newspaper article describing litter under Hanlon Expressway overpass
An article and accompanying describing the discovery, over the course of the 19th Annual Speed River Clean Up, of large quantities of garbage underneath the Hanlon Expressway's Speed River overpass.

Turtle Pair happy together
An article regarding the release of a pair of snapping turtles into the Speed-Eramosa River System during the 19th Annual Speed River Clean Up.

Speed River Clean Up draws big numbers
An article reflecting on the large turnout of the 19th Annual Speed River Clean Up, their success in garbage collection, and the use of extra volunteers to remove graffiti from Guelph's 'covered bridge'.

Our view: Speed River trash a sad statement

Image of an editorial from the Guelph Mercury about the garbage in the Speed River.
An editorial asserting the perspective that the garbage in the Speed River is a negative phenomenon. Follows the 19th Speed River Clean Up.

Garbage Under Hanlon Bridge
A letter to the editor which responds to the writer's experiences at the 19th Annual Speed River Clean Up and remarks on the sorry state of garbage then under the Hanlon Bridge.

Ferrari honoured for his years looking out for environment
An article regarding Evan Ferrari winning the Bonnie McCallum Environmental Award as then offered by OPIRG Guelph

Community Appreciation Night - 1998 Report

13 page report on the 1998 community appreciation night held by OPIRG Guelph.
A report on the details of the 1998 community appreciation night, during which OPIRG-Guelph volunteers and other members of the community were recognized.

IN YOUR INTEREST: Environment Week 1998 Edition
An issue of OPIRG Guelph's then-newsletter devoted to issues relating to Environment Week, the Bonnie McCallum Award, and the City of Guelph's Green Plan.

Speed River Clean up - 1998 - Final Report
An internal OPIRG Guelph report summarizing the process and outcomes regarding the 1998 (19th Annual) Speed River Clean Up.