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Forest Service, Wolfe County and PRIDE clean Red River tributary

27 pickup-truck loads of trash, like this one, and 10 dump-truck loads of trash were pulled from Swift Camp Creek.

VIEW MORE PHOTOS A year-long cleanup of Swift Camp Creek, which is a tributary of the Red River, is complete. Trash pulled from the creek added up to 27 pickup-truck loads with 60 to 70 bags each, 10 dump-truck loads of 3 to 3.5 tons each, and 230 tires. County workers and inmates spent […]

Volunteer to clean Redbird, enjoy scenery & prizes

The great outdoors and great prizes await volunteers who pick up litter at the second annual Redbird Ranger District PRIDE Cleanup, which will be held from 9 am until noon on Saturday, Oct. 27. All volunteers will enjoy a free cookout after the cleanup, and they will be eligible for door prizes. The featured prizes […]

Laurel Lake Cleanup: 224 volunteers, 2 tons of trash

Laurel County won the Cleanup Cup as the county with the most volunteers

  The 24th annual Laurel Lake Cleanup netted two tons of trash, thanks to 224 volunteers who braved rain and a chilly temperature on April 21. The volunteers — along with 30 staff members from agencies that organized the event — hauled in 4,397 pounds of garbage in three hours. All volunteers received a free […]

Volunteer, hike and ride in Redbird on Oct. 22

Redbird Ranger District PRIDE Cleanup Oct. 22, 2011

Volunteers of all ages are invited to pick up litter and enjoy the great outdoors during the first annual Redbird Ranger District PRIDE Cleanup from 10 am until noon on Saturday, Oct. 22. “With a wide variety of sites to be cleaned — all in a gorgeous recreation area — this event will be ideal […]

PRIDE and Forest Service partner with Clay County to remove dumps

Sept. 17, 2011, marked the beginning of the end for five illegal dumps in the Daniel Boone National Forest near Manchester, thanks to a partnership between PRIDE, the U.S. Forest Service’s Redbird Ranger District and Clay County Fiscal Court. The Forest Service awarded a grant to PRIDE to manage the project and dispose of the […]

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