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Amy Belland helps her son Quaid of Cub Scout Pack 564 from Webster during the third annual Conservation Day at Oak Ridge WPA. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)

Scouts, volunteers team up for conservation day

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Wet conditions failed to dampen the spirits of more than 200 volunteers as they worked together to remove stands of buckthorn and brush along the shores of Oak Ridge Lake as part of the third annual Conservation Day on the WPA (Waterfowl Production Area) sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).


A last minute deal by members of Congress to avoid a shutdown insured the event would take place as scheduled.

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