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Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area will be celebrating National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 27, 2014. National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest, single-day volunteer event in which eight federal agencies as well as other groups partner together to maintain and protect the environment.
Anyone wishing to volunteer on the Kentucky side of the park should be at the Blue Heron Maintenance building located off Highway 742 near the Blue Heron Campground by 9:00 a.m. ET. A safety briefing will be conducted prior to beginning work. Work will start at 9:00 a.m. and end by 2:00 p.m.. Volunteers are needed for trash pickup. Everyone should wear sturdy shoes and bring bug spray and drinking water.
More information can be found at www.publiclandsday.org, or you may call Effie Houston, Volunteer Coordinator, (423) 569-9778.