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May 3, 2013

Volunteers clean up in observance of Earth Day

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster

Col. Aaron Young, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron commander; Ann Bedlion, 99th CES natural resource manager; and Mark Blankensop, Nevada Division of Forestry Southern Regional forester, shovel dirt onto a newly planted tree during the Earth Day Tree Planting Ceremony April 25 at the Maj. Gen. Billy McCoy Environmental Grove at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Nevada Division of Forestry has designated Nellis AFB as a Tree City USA community for the past 19 years.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam

Erin Beesley, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension master gardener, moves a pile of branches during an Earth Day clean-up at the Maj. Gen. Billy McCoy Environmental Grove April 25 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Beesley has come to Nellis AFB every year for the Earth Day clean up event as a volunteer.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam

Bill Fillipowski, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension master gardener, cuts a branch off of a tree during an Earth Day clean-up at the Maj. Gen. Billy McCoy Environmental Grove April 25 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 99th Civil Engineering Squadron hosts an Earth Day clean up annually and is open to any volunteers who wish to participate.




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