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Over 1.8 Million Acres Cleaned!

Follow Up

Follow-up Suggestions

  • Fill out a progress report so your efforts are added to the statewide statistics.
  • Write thank you notes to volunteers, business supporters, media, and anyone else who was involved in the cleanup.
  • Take pictures of the site before and after to document your hard work.
  • Publicize the cleanup in order to create awareness and increase pride in your community.
  • Make notes on anything you would do differently next time.


This Adopt-a-Forest Guide was compiled by Ada M. Takacs - Michigan Dept of Natural Resources - Forest Resources Division 3730 Mill Road, Grawn MI 49637 voice:  231.534.5569 - fax: 231.263.7904 e-mail: takacsa@michigan.gov Contents were gleaned from various sources.
United States Forest Service, Department of Natural Resources, and Department of Environmental in the creation of this manual.

The Trash Team consists of members from various agencies, non-profit organizations, corporations, groups and individuals. If you are interested in joining the Trash Team and making a difference on public land, please contact us.

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