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Volunteers needed to plant trees along Opequon Creek

October 16, 2012

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Volunteers are needed to help plant more than 120 trees along Opequon Creek on Thursday morning, the Berkeley County Solid Waste Authority announced this week.

The planting location is near the Solid Waste Authority’s Grapevine Road Recycling Center at 111 Landfill Drive, Martinsburg.

Interested participants who are available from 9 a.m. to noon for the planting event should call the Solid Waste Authority at 304-267-9370 or send an email to the Solid Waste Authority at berkeleycountyswa@msn.com.

The project is being completed in cooperation with the West Virginia Division of Forestry, West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and the Opequon Creek Project Team, according to the announcement.

The Opequon Creek Project Team is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation that was formed in April 2005 to reduce pollution in the watershed, according to the announcement.

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More information about the Opequon Creek Project Team is available at www.opequoncreek.org.

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