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Apr 14, 2013 - From staff reports

County hosting e-waste cleanup day

Fremont County residents will be able to dispose of electronic waste for free during a county-wide cleanup day April 20.

The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District will be collecting items 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lander and Dubois landfills, the Riverton bale station, and the Fort Washakie post office parking lot.

District staff will be available during the collection event to assist with unloading and questions.

Electronic waste items include computers, monitors, TVs, keyboards, mice, cell phones, printers, stereo equipment, VCR/DVD players, calculators, laptops, fax machines, copiers, etc. Residents are limited to five items.

For more information, call 332-7040.

CWCR00;students to discuss research

Central Wyoming College anthropology students will present their research projects to the Fremont County Archaeological Society at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at Hudson Town Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

The students also will present their findings at the Wyoming Archaeological Society, Inc.'s spring meeting later in April in Laramie.

Back issues of "The Wyoming Archaeologist," a journal published by the Wyoming Archaeological Society, are available for free at www.wyomingarchaeology.org.

Transplanting permits available

Tree and shrub transplanting permits are available for purchase at Shoshone National Forest district offices.

Transplant permits cost $5 per tree or shrub up to 8 feet in height. There is a minimum purchase of four trees or shrubs and a maximum of 15 transplant permits per household per calendar year.

Permits must be obtained before heading to the woods. Selected plants must be tagged before transporting from the digging site. Plants more than 8 feet in height shall not be cut or transplanted.

A transplant permit guide, including rules, closed areas and transplanting tips, will be distributed with the permits at time of purchase. This guide will also list which species of trees and shrubs are available for transplanting.

Permits may be purchased during regular office hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Wind River Ranger District, 1403 W. Ramshorn St., Dubois, and at the Washakie Ranger District at 333 E. Main St., Lander.

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