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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Collecting seeds to rejuvenate fire damaged area


September 29, 2017

WORLAND – Saturday, to celebrate National Public Lands Day, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) along with community volunteers will collect seeds to be planted during next year’s National Public Lands Day to rehabilitate public land damaged by the Banjo Fire in August.

“The plants that we will be collecting seeds from are Indian Paintbrush, Annual Lupine, Gardener’s Salt Bush and Tahoka Daisy. We will be collecting all the seeds by hand because they are all easy plants to collect seeds from,” BLM Public Affairs Sarah Beckwith said. “It’s a good project; to be able to then nex...

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