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Tree Fredericksburg and Hugh Mercer Partner to Create Patriot Park
https://fredericksburg.today/tree-fredericksburg-hugh-mercer-elementary-partner-to-create-patriot-park (Fredericksburg Today 11/30/16)


City Expands Materials Accepted in Curbside Recycling
http://www.fredericksburgva.gov/DocumentCenter/View/7119


Letter to Editor, November 5, 2016
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The Clean and Green Commission and Friends of the Rappahannock partnered with the Fredericksburg Police Department on Nov 3, 2016, to pick up cigarette butts and other litter downtown as part of the Fall Butts are Litter Too Campaign.
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The Clean and Green Commission partnered with Friends of the Rappahannock for a "Butts are Litter Too" Clean Up on October 25, 2016. Old Mill Park, Ficklen Island, the Heritage Trail, City Dock, and the VRE Commuter Lots were targeted for this event. Thanks to all volunteers who participated!
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Help Keep Butts off the City Streets
http://www.fredericksburg.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/letter-please-help-keep-butts-off-city-streets/article_c4807419-cf20-5545-af7c-f2d21894ffc8.html (Free Lance Star 10/27/16)

The work of the Fredericksburg Clean and Green Commission: Joni Wilson, Bryan Hoffman, Michelle Crow-Dolby, Julie Williams-Daves

 http://www.newstalk1230.net/episode/town-talk-oct-24/

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Community Cleanup Day 2016
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Six Controversial Fredericksburg Trees Transplanted to Park
Six Controversial Fredericksburg Trees Transplanted to Park (Free Lance-Star, 10/26/16)

"This is Fredericksburg - The Environment"
"This is Fredericksburg-The Environment" Video

Hurkamp Park Community Day

On September 3 the Clean and Green Commission manned a booth at Hurkamp Park's Community Day.

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Fredericksburg City Council approves tweaks to controversial Washington Avenue mall tree-planting plan
http://www.fredericksburg.com/news/local/fredericksburg/fredericksburg-city-council-approves-tweaks-to-controversial-washington-avenue-mall/article_6241bf83-eac9-5c63-9e03-64fc252c9907.html (Free Lance Star, 7/12/16)

http://www.fredericksburg.com/townnews/botany/city-council-to-rceive-tree-plan-report/article_28d0b9e2-b83d-5970-940e-369e66544efa.html?showi=fbi (Free Lance Star, 6/26/16)

Fredericksburg Task Force Recommends Tweaks to Washington Avenue Mall Landscaping Plan (Free Lance-Star, 6/7/16)

A $2,500 fine?  Fredericksburg stiffens littering law (Free Lance-Star, 9/23/2015)
 
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Town Talk Radio Show
:  November 2, 2015

Joni Wilson, Ann Little, Bryan Hoffman and Michelle Crow-Dolby talk about the Fredericksburg Clean and Green Commission, the cigarette butt campaign and the new city litter ordinance.

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New sign promotes education and responsibility

The Clean and Green Commission sponsored this new educational a-frame sign that will be moving around to different city 
locations in an effort to educate the public about the new litter ordinance and proper way to dispose of pet waste, trash, and cigarette butts.

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Commentary: 
Tree plantings just part of beautifying Fredericksburg:  Urban environment part of keeping city clean and green 
(Free Lance-Star, 5/22/2016)

A $2,500 fine?  Fredericksburg stiffens littering law (Free Lance-Star, 9/23/2015)

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A $2,500 fine?  Fredericksburg stiffens littering law (Free Lance-Star, 9/23/2015)

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