Volunteers Needed for Big South Fork National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 27

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News Release Date: August 13, 2014

Contact: Effie Houston, 423-569-9778

Contact: Dave Carney, 423-569-9778

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 should be at Oscar Blevins Farm located off West Bandy Creek Loop Road 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 trail clearing and 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, VolunteerCoordinator, (423) 569-9778.

Last updated: April 14, 2015

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4564 Leatherwood Road
Oneida, TN 37841


(423) 569-9778

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