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Feb 15, 2017

Desert Clean Up - Bullhead City, AZ

Bullhead City, AZ
Here is a press release about an upcoming desert clean up effort by our neighbors just across the river. 

Bullhead City Press Release
Desert Clean Up

BULLHEAD CITY, AZ, February 15, 2017 – Volunteers are needed for an upcoming clean-up in the desert along North Oatman and Silver Creek Roads, east of the Bullhead Parkway. The clean-up is scheduled for Wednesday, March 15, at 7 am. If you are interested in helping to beautify our desert, join us at the northeast and southeast corners of the Bullhead Parkway and Silver Creek Road.

A lot of equipment is being provided for hauling away the trash that will be removed, but you are asked to bring along such things as gloves, a rake, or anything you can easily carry from site to site and that would be useful in gathering debris. Be sure to start hydrating the day before and wear comfortable shoes. The City will be providing water and pizza, to those that volunteer.

There will be some removal of  large items, such as tires, dumped furniture, shot-up TV’s and microwaves, etc., but much of what needs removed are smaller items, such as piles and piles of shot bullet casings from people who have done target shooting in the area but have not bothered to clean-up after themselves.

Volunteers can stay as long as they like. There is no specific commitment in time required.  Every little bit of help will be appreciated.  Civic-minded groups are welcome. Individuals who have an appreciation for keeping our desert clean and beautiful are welcome. People with ATV’s are encouraged to participate, because we do have need for the ability to get down into the wash along Silver Creek Road.  Over 30 individual clean-up sites have been identified.

The Desert Clean Up is being organized through a joint effort of the City of Bullhead City, Arizona Game & Fish, Bureau of Land Management, Mohave County’s ERASE program, and Republic Services.

If you have an interest, please call Janice Paul at 928-763-0122 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays for more information.


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