The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Jack H. Smith
Ledger Publisher 

Crowd comes out on Earth Day

Caverns Cleanup

 

April 26, 2017

Jack H. Smith

Jefferson County Weed Coordinator Jill Allen discusses noxious weeds last Saturday at Lewis and Clark Caverns. She was taking part in a special Earth Day Clean Up event.

It was a beautiful spring morning last Saturday as a large crowd descended upon Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park near Cardwell.

The group from around Southwest Montana was on hand for a special Earth Day Trails Cleanup event. Those in attendance spent the day doing maintenance work on trails, as well as removing noxious weeds from the popular state park.

Shortly before heading out to lead a group to help eradicate weeds, Brian Turner with the Montana State AmeriCorps was super pleased with the turnout.

"I am blown away," Turner said.

In the past, he said there has not been this type...



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