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Webinar planned on forest dumping

Feb. 16, 2014 @ 12:06 AM

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — The Wayne National Forest and Keep Southeast Ohio Beautiful are offering a free webinar for the public focused on how the forest is combatting illegal dumping.

The online event begins at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, and is expected to last about 30 minutes. The webinar is limited to 50 participants.

The webinar will focus on the forest’s partnership with Keep America Beautiful and how citizens, businesses, public officials and civic leaders can partner with the forest. An opportunity for questions will follow the presentation.

Participants in the webinar must have Microsoft Live meeting installed to access the event. The audio portion of the webinar can be accessed toll free by dialing 888-844-9904, then entering participant code 8860827.

Live captioning will be provided. For other accommodations, contact Lisa Roper, U.S. Forest Service IT Specialist, in advance by emailing lroper@fs.fed.us.

Wayne National Forest is in southeastern Ohio and is the state’s only national forest. Wayne National Forest spans Athens, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Monroe, Morgan, Noble, Perry, Scioto, Vinton and Washington counties.

Keep Southeast Ohio Beautiful is a 13-county regional affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and is managed by Wayne National Forest. Established in 2012, the affiliate works as a collaborative group to engage individuals in southeast Ohio to take greater responsibility for enhancing their environment.

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