February 2012

U.S. Forest Highlights Restoration Projects

FOREST SERVICE HIGHLIGHTS EXPANSION OF RESTORATION OF NATIONAL FORESTS AND FUNDING FOR COLLABORATIVE FOREST LANDSCAPE RESTORATION PROJECTS http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentidonly=true&contentid=2012/02/0039.xml WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2012 —Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a new report, Increasing the Pace of Restoration and Job Creation on our National Forests, that outlines a strategy and series of actions for management on 193

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Registration Opens for “24 Hours of Schweitzer”

Participants and volunteers needed March 30-31 – Registration is now open for the fourth-annual “24 Hours of Schweitzer,” the all-day, all-night fundraiser held in honor of five-year-old Hank Sturgis of Sandpoint, who has the rare, fatal disease cystinosis that affects only 500 people nationwide. Participants, volunteers and sponsors are needed for the March 30-31 round-the-clock

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2010 Recycling rate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Suzanne Tresko Recycling Coordinator 625-6529 stresko@spokanecity.org 2010 Spokane County Recycling Rate Exceeds State Rate Efforts to increase recycling are paying off in Spokane County. According to final figures from the Spokane Regional Solid Waste System (SRSWS) and the Washington State Department of Ecology, Spokane County residents recycled 331,793 tons or 51

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Bicycle Alliance of Washington

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Washington State House of Representatives Unanimously Passes Neighborhood Safe Speeds Bill Bill makes safer streets and neighborhoods by removing red tape and hurdles to reduce speeds on non-arterial streets. Olympia, WA – Jan. 30, 2012 – Today, the Washington State House of Representatives passed the Neighborhood Safe Speeds Bill (SHB1217) unanimously. The

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