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MEDIA ADVISORY

May 10, 2012

Volunteers lock and load to clean up Elbe State Forest
Shooting area clean-up event on May 19th

OLYMPIA – The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has partnered with Seattleguns.net and Boeing Employees Rifle and Pistol Club to clean up shooting debris and garbage in Elbe State Forest along the 8 Road. This event is open to the public and participants are eligible to receive a Discover Pass Voucher.

 What: Elbe State Forest Shooting Area Clean-up
 When: May 19, 9 a.m. to 3.p.m.

 Where: 


 Elbe State Forest.
 Meet at Milltown Shopping Center Parking Lot (near the Shell Station)
 360 Center Street East, Eatonville, WA 98320
What to bring:
Gloves, long pants, closed-toed shoes, sack lunch, water bottle, shovels and a garden rake if you have one. We also need several volunteers to bring pick-up trucks for hauling garbage bags to the dumpster.

Directions:
To reach Eatonville, take Hwy 161 South 20 miles from Puyallup or Hwy 7 South from Parkland/Spanaway for 24 miles to 161 South for 3 miles.

Meet at Milltown Shopping Center Parking Lot – 360 Center Street East, Eatonville, WA 98320

Click on the link below for more information on the event.
www.dnr.wa.gov/RecreationEducation/Topics/OtherRecreationInformation/Pages/amr_rec_volunteer_calendar.aspx

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Volunteers, lock and load! It’s time to clean up shooting areas in Elbe State Forest.

For information, contact:
Jordan Reeves, Volunteer Coordinator – 253-651-2431 or Jordan.Reeves@dnr.wa.gov

Volunteers and DNR: An enduring partnership
Volunteers play a key role in keeping DNR recreation areas open and safe for the public. Volunteers help maintain trails and facilities, pick up litter, participate in work parties, provide information to visitors, alert law enforcement to any suspicious activities, and much more. Each year, volunteers spend tens of thousands of hours working to improve recreation on DNR-managed lands. Many of these hours can be used as in-kind match when DNR applies for grant funding. Volunteers can also earn volunteer vouchers toward a complimentary Discover Pass for 24 hours of work on approved projects. DNR posts its recreation volunteer projects on the web at www.dnr.wa.gov/RecreationEducation/Topics/OtherRecreationInformation/Pages/amr_rec_volunteer_calendar.aspx .


Media Contact: Diana Lofflin, Recreation Program Communications Manager, 360-902-1169, Diana.Lofflin@dnr.wa.gov  

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