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Chainsaw cleanup pictures, Withlacoochee River 2022-05-29 [Up]

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[Logjam, Sawing, Cleanup, Banners]
Logjam, Sawing, Cleanup, Banners

The Problem

[Logjam]
Logjam

Moving a log

[Phil Hubbard and a log]
Phil Hubbard and a log

[Well, it sort of floats]
Well, it sort of floats

[Jan Krysa helps move the log]
Jan Krysa helps move the log

[Floats like a wet log]
Floats like a wet log

[Well, it's out of the way]
Well, it's out of the way

[Boats can float over it]
Boats can float over it

Underwater sawing

[Phil saws a log; Jan fends off the boat]
Phil saws a log; Jan fends off the boat

In the air sawing

[Movie: Phil saws some higher limbs (83M)]
Movie: Phil saws some higher limbs (83M)

Meanwhile, upstream

[Elizabeth Brunner and family picking up trash at the RR trestle]
Elizabeth Brunner and family picking up trash at the RR trestle

Bigger log

[Movie: Phill saws a log so it won't fall on us (83M)]
Movie: Phill saws a log so it won't fall on us (83M)

[Movie: One saw stuck (32M)]
Movie: One saw stuck (32M)

[Movie: Freeing one saw with another (86M)]
Movie: Freeing one saw with another (86M)

[Saw is free; start it up]
Saw is free; start it up

[Movie: Sawing another limb (77M)]
Movie: Sawing another limb (77M)

[Movie: Stuck on a smaller limb (116M)]
Movie: Stuck on a smaller limb (116M)

Underwater sawing

[Movie: jsq and underwater Sawzall (81M)]
Movie: jsq and underwater Sawzall (81M)

Move that log

[Movie: Try pushing it (50M)]
Movie: Try pushing it (50M)

[Eventually I used a sawed-off limb as a pry pole]
Eventually I used a sawed-off limb as a pry pole

Another cut

[Movie: Very loud (47M)]
Movie: Very loud (47M)

[Need a new chain and bar for that chainsaw]
Need a new chain and bar for that chainsaw

[Success, after three Sawzall batteries]
Success, after three Sawzall batteries

Meanwhile the other way

[Phil has cleared the other path]
Phil has cleared the other path

Our work is done for today

[Head upstream]
Head upstream

Banners

[Yay chainsaw cleanup]
Yay chainsaw cleanup

[And with Suwannee Riverkeeper]
And with Suwannee Riverkeeper

Trash collected

[Movie: Trash collection leaders (3.1M)]
Movie: Trash collection leaders (3.1M)

[Cleanup family]
Cleanup family

[Railroad trestle frames cleanup family]
Railroad trestle frames cleanup family

Trash delivered

[At Troupville Boat Ramp, Little River]
At Troupville Boat Ramp, Little River

[Lowndes County Public Works will pick it up]
Lowndes County Public Works will pick it up

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