compost http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Carp are thriving, unpopular in Wyoming waterways; can be composted http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/carp-are-thriving-unpopular-wyoming-waterways-can-be-composted <p>Wyoming fisheries no longer stock state waterways with carp, but the species is still alive and well throughout the state. Wyoming Public Radio’s Rebecca Martinez filed this end-of-summer postcard about her first experience with the common carp… and with bow-fishing.</p><p>(Arrow shot into water)</p><p>REBECCA MARTINEZ: For the unskilled archer, shooting a carp – even a massive one – with a bow and arrow is no easy task. I learned that first-hand this summer during an afternoon of bow-fishing at Wheatland Reservoir Number Three.</p><p>(Arrow shot into water)</p><p>MARTINEZ: Nuts!</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 21:31:05 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 29445 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Carp are thriving, unpopular in Wyoming waterways; can be composted Casper yard waste ban begins this week http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/casper-yard-waste-ban-begins-week <p>Casper residents should think twice before tossing yard clippings in the garbage. In May, the city will begin implementing its ban on putting yard waste in dumpsters to be landfilledas a cost cutting measure.</p><p>Casper has a composting program that turns yard waste into wood chips and compost for soil, but branches, grass, leaves and other organic matter still make up about 18-percent of what the city pays to put in the landfill.</p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 12:18:06 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 23318 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Casper yard waste ban begins this week