News.bytes EXTRA - issue 161

Volunteers clean up public lands site near Susanville

Members of the Lassen College Gunsmiths Guild recently continued their tradition of keeping one of their favorite public land shooting spots cleared of litter. Ten members of the Guild, an organization of current and former students affiliated with the gunsmithing program at Lassen Community College in Susanville, converged at the BLM-managed site north of Susanville. They cleared the area of discarded targets, wood scraps and other items.

Members say they are happy to help the BLM keep the area clean to preserve their ability to continue shooting there.

While not an officially-designated shooting range, the site off State Highway 139 is open to shooting and has been popular with local residents because of its proximity to the city.

Below: Lassen Gunsmith's Guild members John Skaggs, right, and John Parish were two of the 10 club members participating in a trash cleanup day along Antelope Grade north of Susanville.
Lassen Gunsmith's Guild members John Skaggs, right, and John Parish add to a pile of cleaned-up trash.

Below: Lassen Gunsmith's Guild member John Parish has his eye out for trash during a recent cleanup day on BLM-managed public lands near Susanville.
Lassen Gunsmith's Guild member John Parish has his eye out for trash

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