No Fee Charged at Wright Brothers NMEM on National Public Lands Day
Contact: Outer Banks Group, (252) 473-2111
Saturday, Sept. 29 is National Public Lands Day, an annual event that provides opportunities for the public to participate in volunteer projects.
During National Public Lands Day 2006, nearly 90,000 volunteers built trails and bridges, planted trees and plants, removed trash and invasive plants, as well as numerous other projects. Volunteers worked at 600 sites in all 50 states. It is estimated that volunteers and their community partners contributed $10 million in improvements to their federal, state, and local public lands.
In honor of National Public Lands Day, no entrance fees will be charged at Wright Brothers National Memorial on Sept. 29.
Individuals interested in volunteering with the National Park Service at Wright Brothers National Memorial, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site or Cape Hatteras National Seashore can call (252) 473-2111 x164 to contact park supervisors for volunteer opportunities.
Did You Know?
Big Kill Devil Hill actually moved 450 feet to the southwest during the 25 years from the Wrights' first flight in 1903 until 1928, when the park was established.