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AZ State Forestry spends Tuesday picking up nearly 1,000 lbs of trash

Arizona State Forestry reminded people that target shooting is not allowed on their 22 million acres of state and private land, the department said in a tweet.
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MORRISTOWN, Ariz. — Around 1,000 pounds of shooting debris, handmade targets, glass and tires were left on state lands on Tuesday.

The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management and their prevention team spent the day picking up the remains near Morristown, Arizona. 

"A reminder - target shooting is not allowed on State Lands," the department said in a tweet on Wednesday.

There are multiple other things people are prohibited from using on state lands, including:

  • A fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove in areas not in the designated campsite or picnic area
  • Smoking unless it is in an enclosed vehicle or building
  • Fireworks or explosives
  • Firearms 
  • Welding or other torch devices with an open flame
  • Combustion engines
  • Chainsaw use from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

For more details on what is allowed in parks for your next trip, visit the state's website here

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