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West Point Project Office highlights need for clean-up day

Published March 1, 2011

MOBILE, Ala.—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers unveiled a new exhibit today in coordination with a lake clean-up event scheduled for later in March. The exhibit, titled Shoreline Finds at West Point Lake features a variety of items that Park Rangers have collected from the shorelines of West Point Lake. The exhibit is designed to show visitors the variety of items that show up on the shoreline and the importance of recycling and disposing of trash in the appropriate containers.


“All of the items and trash that are discarded near the water, end up in the lake and eventually along the shoreline of West Point Lake.”, said Rocky Millenbine Park Ranger. Millenbine is coordinating a lake clean-up day with The West Point Lake Coalition on March 26. Dick Timmerberg, Executive Director of The West Point Lake Coalition added, “We are searching for hard working volunteers to assist in a truly community-wide effort to clean up the shoreline of West Point Lake. With your help and support, we hope to make this the biggest and most successful lake clean up to date and insure that West Point Lake is a clean, safe lake for everyone to enjoy throughout the year.”  Anyone interesting in volunteering for the lake clean-up event should call Millenbine at 706-645-2937.


Shoreline Finds at West Point Lake will be on display in the Visitor Center at the Project Management Office until April 30. The Corps is also inviting the public to submit interesting items they have found along the shoreline areas for inclusion in the exhibit. Please call Park Ranger Steven Rector at 706-645-2937 if you have an item you would like to have included in the display.


For more specific information on this or any other issue related to the management of West Point Project, please contact the Project Management Office at 706-645-2937, or visit the West Point Lake website at


Lisa A. Parker

Release no. 11-006