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The Gila National Forest would like to advise all their visitors that there has been a change to the camping stay limit. It is now a 14-day stay limit while camping on all ranger districts (Black Range, Glenwood, Quemado, Reserve, Silver City and Wilderness Ranger Districts) per Order 6-354, Gila National Forest Special Restrictions for Occupancy and Use, March 31, 2017. “Camping or overnight occupancy in any areas by any person or group for more than fourteen cumulative days within a 30-day period is prohibited. The 14-day stay limit also applies to camping equipment, which may not remain in place longer than the stay limit, even if used by a different person or group.”
Various groups among the Grant County 4-H Clubs have been participating in community service projects. The Spurs 4-H Club in Cliff did their annual highway clean-up and held a rabies vaccination clinic, the Silver Shooters and White Signal 4-H Clubs helped Literacy Link-Leamos move books into storage, and the Wranglers 4-H Club teamed up with Girl Scouts for America’s Care to Share Project. Learn more in a separate post on our homepage.
April 9th through the 15th is National Library Week. The American Library Association has sponsored this annual national observances since 1958. “This annual initiative raises awareness of how libraries transform communities, and how libraries are transforming themselves to serve communities every day,” explained Lillian Galloway, programming and outreach librarian. This week, the Library will launch a new logo and new website at silvercitypubliclibrary.org.
With more cuts expected in state funding, the Silver Consolidated School District at its Thursday meeting once again heard about the possibilities of a four-day week. Research is still being done on the benefits and shortcomings, and a committee has been formed to investigate further, but no decision has been made at this point.