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Resource agency Rangers team up to clean Lake Mead, volunteers needed for

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Date: October 2, 2008
Contact: Andrew S. Muñoz, 702-293-8691

LAKE MEAD NRA, Nev. (Sept. 27, 2008) - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Ranger Robert Peloquin removes trash

from Boxcar Cove at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Rangers from the National Park Service, U.S. Fish &

Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Forest Service teamed up on National Public Lands Day to

clean-up areas of Lake Mead. The morning clean-up netted approximately 500 lbs of trash. (Official NPS Photo by

Andrew S. Muñoz)

High Res Version: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lakemeadnra/2892782931/

LAKE MEAD NRA, Nev. (Sept. 27, 2008) - Acting Chief Ranger of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Charles

Cuvelier, removes trash from Boxcar Cove at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Rangers from the National

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Park Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Forest Service teamed up

on National Public Lands Day to clean-up areas of Lake Mead. The morning clean-up netted approximately 500 lbs

of trash. (Official NPS Photo by Andrew S. Muñoz)

High Res Version: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lakemeadnra/2892783529/

LAKE MEAD NRA, Nev. (Sept. 27, 2008) - Trash left behind by visitors to Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Rangers from the National Park Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S.

Forest Service teamed up on National Public Lands Day to clean-up areas of Lake Mead. The morning clean-up

netted approximately 500 lbs of trash. (Official NPS Photo by Andrew S. Muñoz)

High Res Version: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lakemeadnra/2892784111/

LAKE MEAD NRA, Nev. (Sept. 27, 2008) - Trash left behind by visitors to Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Rangers from the National Park Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S.

Forest Service teamed up on National Public Lands Day to clean-up areas of Lake Mead. The morning clean-up

netted approximately 500 lbs of trash. (Official NPS Photo by Andrew S. Muñoz)

- NPS -

EDITORS NOTE: The next Lake Mead clean-up is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4. Volunteers

are needed and can sign-up by contacting the Lake Mead Volunteer Coordinator, Nancy Bernard

at (702)293-8714.

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