How to stay away from the Danger ZONE
at Dolly Sods in the Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia with me, Wally the Woodchuck.
Hi kids, I'm Wally the Woodchuck. I live here at Dolly Sods.
Today, we are going to look and learn
about the danger ZONE at Dolly Sods.
The danger ZONE is anywhere you find UXO.
What are UXO? UneXploded Ordnance
UXO are mortars, bullets, etc…
All UXO are dangerous!
During World War II the United States Army used Dolly Sods for target practice.
Some of the ammunition, mortar shells, and other UXO are still IN the ground.
I would like you to learn the three important rules of UXO safety.
If you learn what to do, you can keep friends, family, and yourself safe on your visit here.
UXO can be found in many shapes and sizes. UXO can be new or old, shiny or rusty, clean or dirty.
Here are some photos to help you spot UXO. Clean, new and shiny UXO. Dirty, old and rusty UXO.
Do not touch anything that can be UXO.
All UXO can kill or injure.
If you spot UXO stay at least 50 feet away.
To point out UXO;
1. Make an arrow using rocks.
2. Hang a bandana or
3. Make an arrow with sticks.
Leave the area
Go back the way you came
Tell an adult to call 1-888-283-0303
Hey kids, to stay safe here at Dolly Sods you must know three important rules of UXO safety
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