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Be nice to a fish, recycle your Christmas tree

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HEBER SPRINGS -- Christmas trees don't have to go in the trash after Christmas.  In fact, all those trees in homes and businesses can be put to good use. 

After the holidays, complete your gift giving by donating your tree to the fish in Greers Ferry Lake.

The Corps will use donated trees to create fish habitat in the lake by placing fish shelters made of bundles of Christmas trees.

To donate your tree, drop it off from Dec. 26 until Jan. 17 at Sandy Beach near the boat ramp in Heber Springs, Devils Fork Park's high-water boat ramp near Greers Ferry/Fairfield Bay, or Choctaw Park's boat ramp in the Clinton area.  

Drop off live trees only, not artificial ones  You need to remove all tinsel and ornaments to protect aquatic life. 

For more information, call 501-340-1905.