By Ben Warwick

VAIL, Colo. (CBS4) – Volunteers came together to restore the banks of Gore Creek. It’s a tributary to Eagle River in Vail.

Gore Creek Cleanup (credit: Jenn Sloan)

Dozens of dedicated volunteers worked along three miles of riverbank this weekend. It’s part of a river restoration project.

Gore Creek Cleanup (credit: Jenn Sloan)

The volunteers planted Lodgepole Pines, willows, and other trees to keep the waterways healthy.

This part of the river is characterized as “unhealthy” and organizers say that’s why this work was so important.

Ben Warwick