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Eat Dirt 05-28-2012 3:52 PM

Cal -Guns Get An Award for Clean-Up Efforts In Bee Canyon
 
Today I was out in Bee Canyon at the Staging Area and met up with the LEO Ranger
Chatted for a few and then she says " Wait ....I've got something for you "
Goes to her vehicle and brings me back a large manila envelope

I open it and it's a Certificate Of Appreciation
for all the Hard work the Cal-Gun Volunteers have done in Bee Canyon

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At the Next Canyon Clean on Saturday June 9th
We will have an Official presentation , With pictures

Intimid8tor 05-28-2012 3:55 PM

That is really cool. That's the kind of recognition we need as a group.

repubconserv 05-28-2012 4:12 PM

That is awesome!

wjc 05-28-2012 4:22 PM

Outstanding!

You should let Kestryll, Gene, and the others know about it. Maybe we can use it for PR on other efforts.

AAShooter 05-28-2012 4:22 PM

Well done! I wonder if a local newspaper would do an article on it.

ojisan 05-28-2012 4:23 PM

Congratulations!
:thumbsup:


Hopefully this clean-up will help keep that area open for shooting.

Eat Dirt 05-28-2012 4:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ojisan (Post 8659179)
Congratulations!
:thumbsup:


Hopefully this clean-up will help keep that area open for shooting.

The next 'Clean-Up' will be the 5th time / Each time a different Canyon

Then I'm out there every almost weekend ... Maybe introducing them to Cal-Guns
Telling them where the Dumpsters are .To use after shooting
Also doing some clean-up myself / The Rhino comes in handy for that !!!

GMG 05-28-2012 5:37 PM

Congratulations to you and your worker " Bee'S ":cool:

chknlyps2 05-28-2012 6:47 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by AAShooter (Post 8659171)
Well done! I wonder if a local newspaper would do an article on it.

I talked to the ranger that gave that to Eat Dirt later in the day where my shooting area is (she was making her rounds) and she told me she is going to try to contact a news paper to come out during a clean up. She was excited about it and said some of the main bosses have taken notice of the clean up efforts and are pretty happy about it. I think thats great PR for Calguns.

She also thought we should have a Calguns BBQ after a clean up at the ranger station where we dump the trash at. They have a little area with a table under some trees.

Eat Dirt, if you think it would be a good idea I will kick in the cash to have some color copies made to hand out to volunteers during a clean up.

ljgrasso 05-28-2012 7:12 PM

Great job Bee Canyon CalGuns folks.

retired 05-28-2012 7:20 PM

Congratulations to those who have participated in the cleanups as this is a well deserved award!

We all owe Eat Dirt a special congratulations because if it wasn't for his efforts in beginning this program and being out there every weekend cleaning up as SOP for him (and getting a little brass for himself;)), this area would never be as clean as it is. Thanks RON!

4DMASTR 05-28-2012 7:26 PM

Awesome! kudo's to all those involved!

VMCJ-3 05-28-2012 8:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by AAShooter (Post 8659171)
Well done! I wonder if a local newspaper would do an article on it.

Bravo, Bee Canyon Cal Gunners!!

Unfortunately, I believe they will be serving Popsicles in hell before the "Depressed Enterprise" ran a positive article on shooting sports. I really do hope that they prove me wrong.

rkt88edmo 05-28-2012 9:02 PM

Everyone who pitched in there is a credit to us all.

cbsdd 05-28-2012 9:35 PM

Awesome!!

EdgarCervantes 05-28-2012 10:15 PM

Good job fellas! Keep up the good work

wfloo 05-28-2012 10:37 PM

Wonderful!

mosinnagantm9130 05-28-2012 11:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rkt88edmo (Post 8660656)
Everyone who pitched in there is a credit to us all.

This^^

A big :thumbsup: to all those who helped clean up there!

roushstage2 05-29-2012 2:05 AM

Great job to all those who are responsible! Nice recognition for Calguns!

D Harry 05-29-2012 3:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by chknlyps2 (Post 8659919)

She also thought we should have a Calguns BBQ after a clean up at the ranger station where we dump the trash at. They have a little area with a table under some trees.

Feed the Rangers=Friends for Life!

Eat Dirt 05-29-2012 8:04 PM

I was Really Shocked when the Ranger gave me that Envelope ...

I wasn't expecting anything like that
I'm not doing this for the 'Name in the paper' type of thing
I'm doing it to help keep a Great shooting area open / And areas like this are quickly fading away

This award is also for all the hard working people that come out here to help on these clean-ups
I couldn't do it with out All of these Great people

FastFinger 05-29-2012 8:15 PM

Very nice!

But please don't discount the "'Name in the paper' type of thing" Any articles & news mention that shows gunnies in a good light will benefit us at some point. Here in CA we need all the good press and friends we can get!

Vlad 11 05-29-2012 11:03 PM

Wow that's tremendous. Great job !

Your efforts are a great template for others to follow.

PendulousMind 05-30-2012 10:00 AM

Awesome Ron, Glad I could be a part of it. Thanks for your hard work organizing the clean-up events. We appreciate being able to use the canyon and It wouldn't be possible with out the dirty work of keeping the place clean.

Kestryll 06-01-2012 11:01 PM

This is awesome, there's really no other word for it.

All of you and the effort you put in to these clean ups are simply amazing.

:notworthy:

chknlyps2 06-03-2012 7:10 PM

There is another Bee Canyon clean up Saturday, June 9th at 9AM. If interested in attending please reply to Eat Dirts clean up thread > http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/s...=324272&page=8

gtturborex 06-04-2012 5:54 AM

Great job up there guys'!

Eat Dirt 06-08-2012 3:28 PM

I've got more signs in

If anybody wants some .

Let me know

retired 06-08-2012 7:33 PM

Kes, the intent was to bring the certificate to Raahauge's so you could see it and so we could display it for visitors to see the good we do. Unfortunately, the mail didn't cooperate and I didn't get it in my mailbox until I returned from my Sat. shift at Raahauge's.

Eat Dirt will be mailing it to you.

20TA02 07-03-2012 7:40 AM

i just shot up there last week with my family. never had been there before. once we were done shooting, i brought out a trash bag out for every one there and we all picked up trash. when is the next clean up?

Eat Dirt 07-03-2012 7:52 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 20TA02 (Post 8862505)
i just shot up there last week with my family. never had been there before. once we were done shooting, i brought out a trash bag out for every one there and we all picked up trash. when is the next clean up?

Big Thanks ...For your part in helping to clean up the place

People like you are Welcome..Anytime !!!!!

Now for the Clean-up part
I was going to have another Canyon -Clean-Up sometime this month
But it has been Hot !!!!
And as of Friday of last week the area has been shut to shooting becauce of the early fire season / But still open to Off-Roading
If I get something going /// I'll post here :
http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/s...d.php?t=324272

Eat Dirt 07-03-2012 7:52 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 20TA02 (Post 8862505)
i just shot up there last week with my family. never had been there before. once we were done shooting, i brought out a trash bag out for every one there and we all picked up trash. when is the next clean up?

Big Thanks ...For your part in helping to clean up the place

People like you are Welcome..Anytime !!!!!

Now for the Clean-up part
I was going to have another Canyon -Clean-Up sometime this month
But it has been Hot !!!!
And as of Friday of last week the area has been shut to shooting becauce of the early fire season / But still open to Off-Roading
If I get something going /// I'll post here :
http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/s...d.php?t=324272

20TA02 07-03-2012 8:04 AM

cool. thanks. ill keep an eye on that page. now that im back from deployment (13 days ago), my wife and myself have been wanting to do something like this.

Eat Dirt 07-23-2012 9:53 PM

Going to have another " Clean-Up "

Sunday July 29 will be the day for the next CLEAN-UP
Canyon # 1

I'll be there at 8:00. with the tools / Trash Cans . Ect ............

Nirrad 09-24-2012 1:53 PM

Congratulations! That is a beautiful award!

Eat Dirt 09-24-2012 4:06 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Nirrad (Post 9388048)
Congratulations! That is a beautiful award!

Thanks .................

I was just up there today checking on things
All Is well
But I had to replace one of the signs someone took a shotgun too!!

At the Ontario Gun show ( CalGun Booth )
I'm going to have a copy hanging in a frame on the banner supports


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