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Fri., Sept. 2, 2011, 4:13 p.m.

A click a day: Help The Lands Council win a grant

Grass widows bloom in the shade of a ponderosa pine forest near Spokane. (Rich Landers)
Grass widows bloom in the shade of a ponderosa pine forest near Spokane. (Rich Landers)

CONSERVATION -- The Lands Council of Spokane is ranking high in a national online contest for a grant from Tom's of Maine the help reforest areas of Spokane -- to provide much-needed shade, reduce traffic noise and beautify our city.

But the group needs more supporters to go online daily through Sept. 13 and click to give the effort a vote.

The Lands Council website has details on the contest and how you can help the reforestation campaign -- but mainly, go here to vote for the Lands Council.

 Here are some other ways you can help to promote "Reforest Spokane Day":

* "Attend" our "Vote for Reforest Spokane Day" Facebook event by clicking HERE

* Once you're "attending" the event, click + Select Guests to Invite and forward to your personal facebook friends - after all, this benefits all of us.

* Take the time to send a brief email with the vote link to your personal contacts

Info: Amanda Swan at (509) 209-2851 or aswan@landscouncil.org

Thank you for your support!




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Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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