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Volunteers to clean up beaches and trails for National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day volunteers restoring parkland.
National Public Lands Day volunteers restoring parkland.
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Date: September 14, 2011
Contact: Mike Malone, 805-370-2317

(Thousand Oaks, CA) The National Park Service and California State Parks will host a volunteer event in celebration of National Public Lands Day on September 24 from 9 am to 1 pm at Leo Carrillo and Point Mugu State Parks.

National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance America's public lands. This year's event will focus on beach cleanup as well as trail maintenance. Volunteers will be treated to refreshments and souvenirs. Meet at Leo Carrillo State Park.

For more information and to register, contact National Park Servicevolunteer manager Mike Malone at 805-370-2317 or email at Mike_Malone@nps.gov.

Did You Know?

A community project led by the National Park Service has restored Zuma Lagoon.

Many hands spanning different generations and agencies continue to turn back the clock on damage to the fragile environment at Zuma Lagoon. After the removal of debris and the restoration of native plants, beach visitors now find a living wetland with 108 species of birds and colorful wildflowers.