Yavapai Gaming - August 2014

Home | Classifieds | Place an ad | Obituaries | Public Notices | Galleries | Opinions | Real Estate Search | 928 Media Lab | Contact Us | Subscribe | Yellow Pages
Prescott Valley Tribune | Prescott Valley, Arizona

home : milestones : milestones August 19, 2014


9/4/2013 11:42:00 AM
Education News:
Tri-City students pick up trash, casings at shooting range
Tri-City Prep students cleaned a PV shooting range for a class project. 
Courtesy Photo
Tri-City Prep students cleaned a PV shooting range for a class project.
Courtesy Photo
Special to the Tribune


On Thursday, Aug. 15, Tri-City College Prep students participating in the Arizona School Gun Safety Program provided by Insight, cleaned up a local shooting range near Road 151 in Prescott Valley.

Prior to the clean-up, students studied the effects of casings on the environment.

Students were driven toward casing recycling when they discovered the lead from ammunition can absorb into the ground and nearby water sources. Because of Arizona's susceptibility to wildfires and the need to protect the precious native plants and animals, range areas littered with gunshot damage pose an imminent threat to animals and humans.

In addition to the truckload of trash, students picked up 30-40 pounds of brass shell casings, three five-gallon buckets of plastic shotgun casings and several pounds of broken glass.


    Recently Commented     Most Viewed
They're Here: Gangs a Yavapai reality, says task force (2 comments)
Dewey-Humboldt council, mayoral candidates introduce themselves (11 comments)
Should Dewey-Humboldt get into the water business? (2 comments)
Letter: Ethanol is not good for car engines (4 comments)
Photo: Prescott Valley's ambassadors of good will (1 comment)




Article Comment Submission Form
Comments are not posted immediately. Submissions must adhere to our Use of Service Terms of Use agreement. The email and phone info you provide will not be visible to the public. Rambling or nonsensical comments may not be posted. Comments are limited to 1300 characters or less. In order for us to reasonably manage this feature we may limit your comment entries to five(5) per day.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   


Advanced Search

HSE - We want to hear from you
Find more about Weather in Prescott Valley, AZ
Click for weather forecast





Find It Features Blogs Milestones Extras Other Publications Local Listings Submit
Classifieds | Place an ad | Public Notices | Galleries | Opinions | Real Estate Search | Contact Us | Subscribe | e-newsletter | RSS | Site Map
Yavapai Gaming - August 2014

© Copyright 2014 Prescott Newspapers, Inc. The Prescott Valley Tribune is the information source for Prescott Valley area communities in Northern Arizona. Original content may not be reprinted or distributed without the written permission of Prescott Newspapers, Inc. Prescott Newspapers Online is a service of Prescott Newspapers, Inc. By using the Site, pvtrib.com ®, you agree to abide and be bound by the Site's terms of use and Privacy Policy, which prohibit commercial use of any information on the Site. Click here to submit your questions, comments or suggestions. Prescott Newspapers Online is a proud publication of Western News&Info Inc.® All Rights Reserved.

Software © 1998-2014 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved