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Wyoming outdoors: Litterbugs vandalizing public lands

Over the years I have come to the conclusion that there is a certain segment of people who do not care for public lands and waters. Yesterday I became more solidified in my opinion.

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Hundreds turn out for Yellowstone County cleanup

Hundreds turn out for Yellowstone County cleanup

Dawson Seibold’s alarm clock rang at 7 a.m. Saturday. It was a big day for the 12-year-old and he did not want to be left behind.

April 27, 2013 1:00 pm Photos

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Gazette opinion: Be part of Yellowstone County cleanup on April 27

Gazette opinion: Be part of Yellowstone County cleanup on April 27

Yellowstone County folks soon will see green grass and spring flowers sprouting from last week’s snow melt. But we can already see unwelcome signs of spring: A winter’s accumulation of trash along streets, highways and sidewalks. Papers plastered against fences. Garbage in hedges.

April 18, 2013 12:10 amLoading…
Trash along 6th Ave. N.

Trash along 6th Ave. N.

Trash mixes with tumbleweeds along Sixth Avenue North earlier this month.

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Volunteers collected 500 bags of trash in Billings Saturday

Volunteers collected 500 bags of trash in Billings Saturday

Around 300 volunteers scattered across Billings Saturday to spend a few hours cleaning up their community.

April 28, 2012 12:45 pm Photos

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Helping to beautify Billings

Helping to beautify Billings

Hundreds of volunteers spread out across Yellowstone County today to pick up litter along the roadsides. The local effort was held in conjunction with the national event, The Great American Cleanup.

April 28, 2012 12:00 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: Pick up: Help keep America beautiful

Snow is long gone, but signs of winter persist all over Yellowstone County: paper, plastic and other litter that wind and careless people have deposited along roads and fences, in parks, in cities and rural neighborhoods.

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Oil drillers pledge to clean up N.D. trash

Oil drillers pledge to clean up N.D. trash

BISMARCK, N.D. — A group representing companies working in North Dakota's booming oil patch announced an effort Tuesday to clean up the human waste, old tires and other trash littering the state's highways.

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Hundreds scrub Billings as part of Great American Cleanup

Hundreds scrub Billings as part of Great American Cleanup

It may not have been much of a nice day around Billings on Saturday — with chilly winds and the threat of snow and rain on the horizon — but hundreds of residents helped make Billings a nicer place by cleaning up litter.

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Gazette opinion: Let's pitch in to clean up our part of the planet

Gazette opinion: Let's pitch in to clean up our part of the planet

On this 41st Earth Day, events planned in communities all over this great nation will focus on protecting clean air and water, conserving wildlife and generally taking care of the planet that is our home.

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Golden Pen Award: Put garbage where it belongs, not on street

After Earth Day, I used a free trash bag to gather litter in one block in front of my apartment.

May 03, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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