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Tuesday, September 30, 2008

National Public Lands Day – Eldorado National Forest


Contact: Kurt Schneider

Tel. 925-596-0432


Eldorado National Forest, CA: Monday, September 29, 2008

The Friends of Eldorado National Forest Public Lands Day Work Party

Coalition of Organizations, OHV Users and Companies hold massive clean-up

The Friends of Eldorado (FOE) National Forest and the Rubicon Trail Foundation (RTF) combined forces for a massive volunteer effort in Eldorado National Forest for the 15th annual National Public Lands Day on September 27, 2008.

The Saturday work party consisted of two separate volunteer crews. The garbage cleanup crew managed to remove over 30 cubic yards of illegally dumped trash near Grizzly Flat, which included household garbage, appliances, and scrap. Filling up a 20 yard dumpster generously donated by Amador Disposal/Waste Connections fairly quickly, workers also and even removed 2 abandoned vehicles from the forest using winches and trailers.

Read more and download press release here.

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