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Vandenberg celebrates Earth Day

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- During Vandenberg's 10th Annual Earth Day event, Tracy Curry, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron physical scientist, teaches Mary Marrero and her daughter Angela about the wildlife in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 29, 2010.  Vandenberg held its annual Earth Day event to promote a healthy environment in the local community.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- During Vandenberg's 10th Annual Earth Day event, Tracy Curry, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron physical scientist, teaches Mary Marrero and her daughter Angela about the wildlife in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 29, 2010. Vandenberg held its annual Earth Day event to promote a healthy environment in the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Excavating the earth beneath her, MacKenzie Corral searches for shells and stones during Vandenberg's 10th Annual Earth Day event in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 29, 2010. Base archeologists have excavated sites around Vandenberg for remnants of shells and stones to understand how people used to live thousands of years ago.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Excavating the earth beneath her, MacKenzie Corral searches for shells and stones during Vandenberg's 10th Annual Earth Day event in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 29, 2010. Base archeologists have excavated sites around Vandenberg for remnants of shells and stones to understand how people used to live thousands of years ago. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Kim Olson, a falconer on base, teaches Jennifer Williams and her children, Ethan and Emma, how hawks help clean up the environment during Vandenberg's 10th Annual Earth Day event in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 29, 2010.  One way hawks help the environment is by scaring away animals that create health hazards for the employees at the base landfill.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Kim Olson, a falconer on base, teaches Jennifer Williams and her children, Ethan and Emma, how hawks help clean up the environment during Vandenberg's 10th Annual Earth Day event in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 29, 2010. One way hawks help the environment is by scaring away animals that create health hazards for the employees at the base landfill. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Craig Golden, a falconer on base, plays with his hawk during an Earth Day event here Wednesday, April 29, 2010. Hawks provide a safe, clean solution to reduce the waste caused by seagulls, crows, ravens and squirrels that create health hazards for base landfill employees.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Craig Golden, a falconer on base, plays with his hawk during an Earth Day event here Wednesday, April 29, 2010. Hawks provide a safe, clean solution to reduce the waste caused by seagulls, crows, ravens and squirrels that create health hazards for base landfill employees. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Dependents on base grapple with the rock wall during Vandenberg's 10th Annual Earth Day event in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 28, 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Dependents on base grapple with the rock wall during Vandenberg's 10th Annual Earth Day event in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 28, 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Tara Wiskowski, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron water quality specialist, teaches Lydia Beatty and Amanda Jalomo how the drinking water aquifers and ground water concepts help the environment during Vandenberg's 10th Annual Earth Day event in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 29, 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Tara Wiskowski, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron water quality specialist, teaches Lydia Beatty and Amanda Jalomo how the drinking water aquifers and ground water concepts help the environment during Vandenberg's 10th Annual Earth Day event in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 29, 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Pressure flaking a stone, Bob Peterson, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron archeologist,  carves out a tool with a copper pressure flaker during Vandenberg's 10th Annual Earth Day event in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 29, 2010.  Pressure flaking is a technique used to carve stones into hand-made weapons and tools.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Pressure flaking a stone, Bob Peterson, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron archeologist, carves out a tool with a copper pressure flaker during Vandenberg's 10th Annual Earth Day event in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 29, 2010. Pressure flaking is a technique used to carve stones into hand-made weapons and tools. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Dependents on base bounce around the obstacle course during Vandenberg's 10th Annual Earth Day event in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 28, 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Dependents on base bounce around the obstacle course during Vandenberg's 10th Annual Earth Day event in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 28, 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Airmen and youth walk through the education box to learn about recycling and proper disposal of recyclable materials during an Earth Day event in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 29, 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Airmen and youth walk through the education box to learn about recycling and proper disposal of recyclable materials during an Earth Day event in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 29, 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Excavating the dirt, Anna Vuong and her daughter Brianna, and Emma McManus, search for shells and stones during Vandenberg's 10th Annual Earth Day event in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 29, 2010.  Base archeologists have excavated sites on base that are approximately 10,600 years old.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Excavating the dirt, Anna Vuong and her daughter Brianna, and Emma McManus, search for shells and stones during Vandenberg's 10th Annual Earth Day event in front of the base library here Wednesday, April 29, 2010. Base archeologists have excavated sites on base that are approximately 10,600 years old. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)