LIVE TREE DISPOSAL Donate Live Trees To Fish Living In One West Virginia Lake
Reported by: Bethany Simmons
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Dec. 26, 2012 3:17 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 26, 2012 3:36 PM EST
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Jennings Randolph Lake
, West Virginia
When the holidays are over and it's time to get rid of your live Christmas tree, consider going "green" this year and donate it to the fish living in a West Virginia lake.
Starting Jan. 2, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have a trailer set up near West Virginia overlook gate about two miles from the park entrance of Jennings Randolph Lake. The trees will be accepted between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Organizers said the live trees make great structures for fish in the lake near Elk Garden. They add that the trees help improve shoreline fishing and are beneficial to aquatic insects. The donations will be accepted until Jan. 31.
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