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9-23-18 Mary’s Peak Cleanup

We will be cleaning up the gravel pit on Mary’s Peak Road at the Rock Quarry at Mile Post Four where a lot of target shooting takes place and needs our stewardship attention. Win some awesome prizes in our free raffle! We encourage you to support our vendors who...

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Cleanup done in Tillamook State Forest…

Incredible cleanup in Tillamook State Forest on Sat, Aug 25, 2018! The Beaver Dam Pit, aka Brown's Camp Gravel Pit, was in real bad shape and quite disgusting. We gave it a scrub down. 35 good hearted volunteers worked their tails off to put this place back to what it...

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8-25-18 Deschutes NF Zimmerman Pit Cleanup

Recreation Cleanup!   Sat, Aug 24, 2019 Location: Just 5 miles NW of Sisters. From Hwy 20 and N Locust St in Sisters, Drive North on N Locust St (which becomes Camp Polk Rd), Continue North on Camp Polk Rd, Left on Old Wagon Rd, Left on Sage Woods Ln, Right on...

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8-25-18 Mary’s Peal CleanUp

It's time once again for the annual Mary's Peak Cleanup Event! Come celebrate National Public Lands Day a week early! Hosted by; Benton County Sheriff's Dept,   BLM,   USFS   and   Trash No Land. Location: On Mary's Peak Road at the rock quarry at mile post four....

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The Value of a Cleanup

We don’t like cleaning up other peoples trash.  We don’t like seeing our great outdoors littered like a big city street.  We don’t like the damage being done to our natural resources.  We don’t like seeing rules disregarded and disobeyed when we try so...

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Clackamas Stewardship Partnership Meeting 8-14-18

Trash No Land was invited to a meeting with Clackamas Stewardship Partnership (CSP) a Forest Collaborative in Clackamas County.  TNL President, Bill Cogley, and board member Craig Yon attended the event, held in the Mt Hood National Forest.  Amongst the...

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Cleanup at Tillamook Beaver Dam Rock Quarry

We will be cleaning up the Browns Camp gravel pit, (Beaver Dam Rock Quarry in The Tillamook State Forest), where a lot of target shooting takes place and needs our stewardship attention. Win some awesome prizes in our free raffle!  We encourage you to support our...

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7-28-18 Information Class

A Free Information Class for Target Shooting on Public Land Sat, July 28, 2018 1 - 2 PM Location: Sportsman's Warehouse, 18645 NW Tanasbourne Dr, Hillsboro, OR 97124. Free and open to the public. Where to shoot? What to shoot? How to be legal? Are there any rules? Can...

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To shoot or not to shoot?

 It's that time of year, once again, that we need to ask ourselves; should I go shooting or not?We know people are anxious to go recreational shooting in the forest on a weekend, but, consider the high risk of fire danger! Perhaps you could put it off until...

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A SMOKING STUMP

WA DNR FIRE CREW SNUFF OUT A SMOKING STUMP. On Saturday, July 14, 2018, a 90 degree day, a DNR Fire crew responded to a report from a target shooter of smoke rising from a stump in the Yacolt Burn State Forest. The stump was being used as a backstop for target...

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6-23-18 Welches Miller Quarry Cleanup

Miller Rd, Welches, Google Maps:  https://goo.gl/maps/P8YmhX8mWMF2 GPS:  45.366495, -122.007198 Directions:  From Sandy, Oregon, Head East on US Hwy 26 E, 14 miles (16 mins) to Right on Miller Rd. Follow ‘Cleanup’ direction signs. Details:  Join Trash No Land,...

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5-6-17 Pick Up The Burn

Multi Recreational Group Cleanup Yacolt Burn State Forest! "PICK UP THE BURN" May 6, 2017, 8 AM - 2 PM The big cleanup event of the year! Join DNR staff, Trash No Land and many of our volunteer partners to help care for sites and trails in the Yacolt Burn State...

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Miller Quarry Cleanup with BLM in Welches, OR.

Miller Rd, Welches, Google Maps:  https://goo.gl/maps/P8YmhX8mWMF2 GPS:  45.366495, -122.007198 Directions:  From Sandy, Oregon, Head East on US Hwy 26 E, 14 miles (16 mins) to Right on Miller Rd. Follow ‘Cleanup’ direction signs. Details:  Join...

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5-26-18 Information Class

A Free Information Class for Target Shooting on Public Land Sat, May 26, 2018 1 - 2 PM Location: Sportsman's Warehouse, 9401 SE 82nd Ave , Happy Valley, OR. Free and open to the public. Where to shoot? What to shoot? How to be legal? Are there any rules? Can I shoot...

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5-12-18 Wolf Creek Spring Cleanup

Wolf Creek Lanes Spring Cleanup! North Fork Wolf Creek Rd in Tillamook State Forest Sat, May 12, 2018. 9 AM to 1 PM   Google Maps:  https://goo.gl/maps/o7iDNrcx9M92 GPS:  45°46'59.5"N 123°21'54.6"W Hwy 26 West, 35 miles from the Hwy 217 junction at Beaverton. ...

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Wolf Creek Shooting Lanes Spring Cleanup!

Current Event Wolf Creek Lanes Spring Cleanup! North Fork Wolf Creek Rd in Tillamook State Forest Sat, May 12, 2018.  9 AM to 1 PM  Google Maps:  https://goo.gl/maps/o7iDNrcx9M92GPS:  45°46'59.5"N 123°21'54.6"WHwy 26 West, 35 miles from the Hwy 217...

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4-22-18 Mt. Hood Earth Day

Earth Day on The Hood! A Cleanup in Mt. Hood National Forest Sunday, April 22, 2018. 9 AM to 1 PM Google Maps:  https://goo.gl/maps/9KKgJA1mvE42 GPS:  45° 9'58.13"N, 122° 9'19.39"W 14 miles up river from Estacada on Hwy 224.  Look for the direction signs.  Meet in a...

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4-14-18 Jones Creek Area Cleanup

Sat 4-14-18, 9 AM - 1 PM Meeting Place: At Jones Creek ORV Trail Head parking lot on the L-1610 road. Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/bdoqtFa7Xe42 GPS: 45.666957, -122.310795 Please join us as we invest a few short hours improving the quality of recreation in the...

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4-14-18 Jones Creek Area Cleanup

PICK UP THE YACOLT BURN . Sat 4-27-19, 8 AM - 2 PM Meeting Place:  At Jones Creek ORV Trail Head parking lot on the L-1610 road. Google Maps:  https://goo.gl/maps/bdoqtFa7Xe42 GPS:   45.666957, -122.310795 Please join us as we invest a few short hours improving the...

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Earth Day on The Hood! A Cleanup in Mt. Hood National Forest Sunday, April 22, 2018.  9 AM to 1 PMGoogle Maps:  https://goo.gl/maps/9KKgJA1mvE42GPS:  45° 9'58.13"N, 122° 9'19.39"W14 miles up river from Estacada on Hwy 224.  Look for the direction...

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3-24-18 Information Classs

A Free Information Class for Target Shooting on Public Land Sat, March 24, 2018 2 - 3 PM Location: Sportsman's Warehouse, 11505 NE Fourth Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA. Free and open to the public. Where to shoot? What to shoot? How to be legal? Are there any rules? Can I...

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Johnny Gets A Safe

Johnny Gets A SafeThe cry for help can sometimes be unheard, overlooked or even disregarded and thought of as being unimportant.  But to the person who needs the help, it is a real and stressful situation.  Such is the case with Johnny.A concern arose at...

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New Informational Classes this Spring/Summer

We are launching a new class this spring called "Target Shooting On Public Land".  It's all the things you need to know to shoot responsibly on public land.Four classes are schedule for this Spring/Summer: Training Classes: "Target Shooting on Public Land"March...

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2-18-18 1st Year Anniversary Fundraiser Event

Past Event We had a great time at our First Anniversary Fundraiser Event, this past Sunday Feb 18th. Raffled and auctioned all the prizes, met great people, heard encouraging words from our Forest Officials and ate good food! It was fun! The cold weather and threat of...

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Thoughts about our First Anniversary Fundraiser

Feb 18, 2017, 1-5 PM, we will celebrate our first year of operating as a non-profit organization.We are going to meet at the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Public Safety Training Center.  They have meeting facilities and an indoor pistol range.  This is a...

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It’s all in who you know!!!

I don't want to count chickens before they hatch, so, I'll try not to do so in this informational note. If for nothing else, this information means a lot to us at the Trash No Land organization.  It could mean big things coming, or, it could simply mean some...

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Improving Recreational Shooting

The volume of trashed shooting sites, on our public lands nearest to the major metropolitan areas, is a big problem.  Illegal dumping, shooting of trash, unsafe conditions, leaving behind spent targets and casings and a general lack of awareness of rules, is...

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WIN A NEW 3 BURNER CAMP STOVE!

It's on, folks!  Our Facebook Like & Comment "Stewardship keeps it open" contest. We're growing our organization to help improve Public Land shooting for our great Northwest by raising awareness of our organization and the message we deliver. Your help is...

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COMMIT RANDOM ACTS OF CLEANUPS!The Trash No Land 'Stew Award' goes out to Craig & Tracy, of Albany, Oregon, for their dedication to Stewardship in Recreational Shooting.Craig and Tracy recently donated 5 hours of their recreation time to help keep recreational...

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TARGET SHOOTING NOW PROHIBITED TNF… FIRE DANGER

Put those firearms back in the safe, folks! Target shooting is now prohibited in Mt. Hood National Forest, until we get past this extreme/unusual fire potential situation.Of course, we're not surprised, right?!!!. I'm sure most of us have chosen not to shoot in this...

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8-12-17 Yacolt Burn State Forest

Using Suppressors in Public Land Shooting We support the use of suppressors in public land shooting, as it helps reduce noise and enhances the recreational experience for all who visit our great outdoors. We will have a special presentation of several suppressor...

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Using Suppressors in Public Land ShootingWe support the use of suppressors in public land shooting, as it helps reduce noise and enhances the recreational experience for all who visit our great outdoors.We will have a special presentation of several suppressor options...

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6-17-17 Target Shooting Appreciation Day

Saturday June 17, 2017,  9 AM - 1 PM Target Shooting Appreciation Day       Cleanup~BBQ~Shoot Mt. Hood National Forest Join Trash No Land, Clackamas County Dump Stoppers and USFS as we show our appreciation for the privilege of recreational shooting in our great...

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SHOOTING LANE DEVELOPMENT CONSIDERATIONS

Thoughts for consideration when developing improved shooting lanes on public land.Here are a few thoughts, on last years project, that were designed into the improved shooting lanes in Tillamook State Forest on North Fork Wolf Creek Rd (overseen by Randy Peterson of...

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4-1-17 No Foolin

‘No Foolin’ Cleanup April 1st Yacolt Burn State Forest April 1, 2017, 9 AM Join Trash No Land, Vancouver, WA Open Carry, WaGuns .org and WA State Dept of Natural Resources in Yacolt Burn State Forest as we partner to represent responsible shooting on public land!...

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Earth Day at Tillamook State Forest. Browns Camp Pit!

Our next event is coming up real soon!  Plan to join us on this one!  We'll do a lot of good for recreational shooting and we'll have a lot of fun target shooting after it's done!We are making a statement that says this is a place for our kind of...

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3-18-17 36 Pit

March 18, 2017, 9 AM - 12 Noon 36 Pit Cleanup, Mt Hood National Forest, Hwy 224 at the 36 Pit. Sponsored by; Trash No Land, USFS Mt Hood National Forest, Clackamas County Dump Stoppers and Northwest Firearms. Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/GFfBYQ77Xgx 11 miles East...

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4-22-17 Earth Day Browns Camp Pit

Earth Day at Tillamook State Forest. Browns Camp Pit! April 22, 2017, 9 AM - 1 PM Team spirit and team effort as we join SOLVE and ODF/Tillamook State Forest for Earth Day! We will be cleaning up the Browns Camp gravel pit where a lot of target shooting takes place....

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Upcoming Spring Cleanup-n-Shoot Events

Here's what's on the slate for Spring so far.  We recently finished the first one for 2017 in Tillamook State Forest off Hwy 26 (Photos are on the Events page under Past Events) and are moving on to several more soon.March 18th: Mt Hood National Forest.  36...

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2-25-17 North Fork Wolf Creek Rd.

Feb 25, 2017, 9 AM Tillamook State Forest at North Fork Wolf Creek Rd. developed shooting lanes Google Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/WUhTAwgzHrt 36 miles West of Beaverton, Oregon off Hwy 26. Co-sponsored with Oregon Deptartment of Forestry, Tillamook State Forest...

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Cleanups… A Love/Hate Relationship!

Who Loves a Cleanup?    Who Hates it? The Hate part:No one should have to do cleanups on pubic land outside of cleaning up just what you took in.  I find it infuriating that some people show no respect for the value of our public land, no respect...

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Overdue Bryan’s Weekly…

Hey all,I have been getting my butt kicked at work lately and I apologize I have not posted much as of lately.Lots of stuff has happened since my last post.It is official. TNL is good to go for Washington State. Now we are waiting on our status with the Feds on the...

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Feb 25, 2017,  9 AMTillamook State Forest at North Fork Wolf Creek Rd. developed shooting lanesGoogle Map Link:  https://goo.gl/maps/WUhTAwgzHrt36 miles West of Beaverton, Oregon off Hwy 26.BYOL and BYOGH! (Bring Your Own Lunch and Bring Your Own Good...

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Spring Shooting Fever!

Finally some nice weekend weather in the Portland Metro area!  Sure felt like shooting weather to me!  Did you get out for a little target fun?I had an itchy trigger finger all weekend and a bummed attitude because I knew I couldn't go.  Too many items...

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Bryan’s Weekly W/E 1/27/17

TNL followers,I know there are not a whole lot of you following our movement now. I believe this will change soon, in time.We have had a successful meeting, yes, TNL's first board meeting is on the books. That is a start. In combination with getting our filing...

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RANDOM ACTS OF CLEANUPS

You arrive at your favorite place to shoot and find it trashed.  Some ‘Jack-Wagon’ left his used up targets, milk jugs, beer cans and littered the ground with shotgun hulls (yet, they picked up their spent brass!).  Your blood boils and you’re down right...

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Dog Saves Prowlers life!

Quiet, dark and in a deep peaceful sleep, describes the middle of a recent Thursday night.  But sure enough, as 'Murphy's Law' would have it, the dog starts to bark.  As with many nights before, my grumpy side got the best of me... "Someone must have left...

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