OUT: Volunteers needed to help with shooting range cleanup

DAVE RAKIECKI OF GRAND JUNCTION sights in his blackpowder rifle at the public shooting range on 27 1/4 Road. The popular range is visited by more than 13,000 recreational shooters every year. The Bureau of Land Management and the Division of Wildlife are asking volunteers to turn out Monday to help clean the range.

Help needed with shooting range cleanup

Who: Recreational target shoots and hunters sighting in rifles

What: Volunteers needed to assist with cleanup of public shooting range

Where: Bureau of Land Management recreational range, 271/4 Road, six miles north of H Road.

When: 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday (Sept. 22)

Why: The popular no-fee shooting range was used by approximately 13,000 people between April and December 2007. Support comes from local volunteers, businesses and the Colorado Division of Wildlife.

How: Sign up online at http://voutdoors.org or call Chris Pipkin, (BLM), 244-3024.

Contacts: Chris Pipkin (BLM), 244-3024; Linda Edwards (DOW), 255-6145.


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