Three-year-old Naomi Jones crept closer to the shallow waters of Bear Creek, leaves crunching under her pink rain boots.
“I think I see something over here,” she yelled. With her too-big gloves, Naomi picked up a discarded bottle wrapper and some Styrofoam to bring back to her mother, who had a large trash bag open and waiting.
Naomi, along with her mother and older brother, filled up nearly four trash bags Saturday in an attempt to help clean-up Bear Creek Park and the waterway it’s named for ahead of Earth Day.
They were joined by more than 100 others — individual families from around Dundalk, student groups checking off volunteer hours and Towson University alumni,...