/ Published April 23, 2007
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Thirty volunteers from the Eglin community spread 45,000 pounds of mulch over 1,500 feet of the Memorial Trail in celebration of Eglin Earth Day, April 19. The volunteers also picked up trash and spread mulch around the Trail's entrance and picnic area.
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Col. Eric Pohland, 96th Air Base Wing vice commander, expresses Eglin leadership's thanks to the volunteers for their contributions to Eglin Earth Day April 19. Eglin Environmental Restoration personnel and a few of their spouses cooked hotdogs and hamburgers for more than 120 Earth Day volunteers at the 96 Civil Engineer Group's pavilion.
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Nineteen volunteers applied more than 200 decals like this to storm water drains and inlets across Eglin in celebration of Eglin Earth Day April 19.
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Senior Airman John Shortell, 96th Aerospace Medicine Squadron bio-environmental technician, loads a wheel barrel with mulch that was spread on the Memorial Trail during Eglin's Earth Day April 19.
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Tech. Sgt. Rob Carrillo, 796th Civil Engineer Squadron construction management inspector, holds a "No Dumping" storm water decal steady as Roy Penman, 33d Fighter Wing unit environmental coordinator, applies glue.
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Tech. Sgt. Jerry Schultz, 46th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron's Red Aircraft Maintenance Unit specialist section flight chief, pulls a plastic tarp off an area on Eglin's restricted beach. More than 90 volunteers from the Eglin community picked up more than 13,000 pounds of trash and debris over approximately 14 miles of Eglin restricted beach area in celebration of Eglin Earth Day April 19.