Hiram College

Hiram College environmental arts students created “Hanging the Laundry,” a sculpture made of debris pulled from a 12-mile stretch of the Cuyahoga River (in Geauga and Portage counties) and from Eagle Creek in Portage County on April 24 as an Earth Day tribute.

Students and faculty and community members pulled metal gutters, shoes, lawn mower blades, horseshoes, tires, toys, electronic boards and chair seats from the waterways during the cleanup led by Sarah Mabey, Ph.D., associate director of environmental studies.

Students of Linda Bourassa, professor of art, created the sculpture, anchored to two tree trunks.