Within 3 weeks Bear Creek Greenway efforts have cleaned up 90 cubic yards of trash

MEDFORD, Ore. —The livability team is on its 3rd week of clean-up along the Bear Creek Greenway. MPD says this week the crew is working on another 9 campsites, it’s completed 13 sites so far.

The joint effort includes Medford Fire, Medford Parks, Access, La Clinica, Rogue Retreat, and Options, to help get the homeless who live on the greenway, toward available resources.

This week the team is tackling the area north of the Railroad Park. 90 cubic yards of trash have been cleaned out so far.

MPD says that through the cleanup, 11 people have been placed in transitional housing, and 2 with reunification.

NBC5 News Reporter Jenna King is a Burbank native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sports Business. During her time at the U of O, she was part of the student-run television station, Duck TV. She also grew her passion for sports through interning with the PAC 12 Network. When Jenna is not in the newsroom you can find her rooting for her hometown Dodgers, exploring the outdoors, or binging on the latest Netflix release.
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