Volunteers Needed for National Public Lands Day
By OutdoorAly

Posted: September 27, 2013

Saturday, September 28 is National Public Lands Day (NPLD) which is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands, and this year will be NPLD’s 20’th Anniversary. Celebrate with volunteers in your community at parks and other public lands.

Volunteers are needed for work projects around the state, find one near you:

Blackfoot River

 

Remove litter from the river on the shore by foot and underwater by scuba divers. Volunteers with rafts are requested to bring them.

 

Bonner

 

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Camp Creek Recreation Area

 

This project will focus on collecting trash from around the campsite.

 

Zortman

 

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Centennial Park

 

Come out and join the Montana Conservation Corps and partners at Centennial Park in City center Helena, MT.  The group will be…

 

Helena

 

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East Bridger Trail #538

 

Join local mountain biking groups up at Bridger Bowl to polish up the East Bridger Trail #538. This multi-use trail will offer fun riding…

 

Bozeman

 

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Fort Missoula Regional Park

 

Celebrate Fort Missoula Regional Park with Parks and Recreation, Friends of Fort Missoula Regional Park, Community Medical Center, RunWild Missoula,…

 

Missoula

 

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Gallatin County Regional Park

 

Gallatin County Regional Park Clean-up & Maintenance WHEN: 9am – 1pm on Saturday the 28th. Registration begins at 9am and projects will run until…

 

Bozeman

 

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Giant Springs State Park

 

Volunteers will be working on the North Shore trail completing a section between Rainbow Dam and Cochrane Dam. Projects will include: trail finish…

 

 Great Falls

 

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Herron Park

 

WHERE: Meet at Foy’s Lake Parking Lot, across from Lone Pine Rd at 8:45 AM on 9/28 WHAT: An opportunity to serve the community by doing trail and…

 

Kalispell

 

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Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park

 

Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park is having a Cave Cleaning Day on Saturday, September 28. The day will start at 9 a.m. with check-in. Then there…

 

Whitehall

 

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Limekiln Trail

 

This project wil focus on repairing and maintaining the Limekiln Trail.

 

Lewistown

 

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Lone Pine State Park

 

What: Help improve Lone Pine State Park. Build stairs, maintain trails and more! Bring water, snacks, good shoes, work gloves and lots of energy….

 

Kalispell

 

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Lower Madison River

 

Removing trash from the river, river banks, campsites, recreation sites and boat launches.

 

Ennis

 

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Madison Buffalo Jump State Park

 

Friends of Madison Buffalo Jump and Montana State Parks would like to start some trail work at the Madison Buffalo Jump State Park; to erect various…

 

Three Forks

 

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Matthews Recreation Area

 

General clean-up of the area: cleaning out fire pits, picking up trash, painting/staining kiosk and storage shed, fence repair and more.

 

Miles City

 

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Milltown State Park

 

Join us for National Public Lands Day at Montana’s newest State Park! We will be planting native trees along the restored river, helping to remove…

 

Missoula

 

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Pompey’s Pillar National Monument

 

Volunteer Day as part of National Public Lands Day. Work will involve remorval of old fences, repariing recreation facilities, weed removal,…

 

 Billings

 

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Pompeys Pillar National Monument

 

There are six different projects to choose from: Project 1. Weeds Pull & Native Planting: Pull and remove invasive weeds along river walk,…

 

Worden

 

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Spring Meadow Lake/Montana WILD

 

Montana WILD and Montana State Parks are hosting Helena Outdoors Festival at Spring Meadow Lake State Park and Montana WILD. This event is aimed at…

 

Helena

 

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Sundance Lodge Recreation Area

 

Trail reconstruction and new facility installment.

 

Laurel

 

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Thompson Chain of Lakes State Park

 

Do you enjoy the Thompson Chain of Lakes!? Help improve safety and road clearance along the ACM Road! The 3,000 acres of Thompson Chain of Lakes are…

 

 

Uhlhorn Trailhead

 

Weed removal at the trailhead.

 

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Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument, Kipp Recreation Area

 

Project includes cleaning up and renovating campsites, roads and parking areas. To contact  Brian Woolfe, email bwoolf@blm.gov or call (406) 622-4005…

 

Roy

 

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Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument/Upper Missouri National Wild and Scenic River, White Cliffs Section

 

River cleanup projects along the Upper Missouri National Wild and Scenic River. Volunteers are transported to site locations by speed boat….

 

Fort Benton

 

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For more information on National Public Lands Day click here.

Feature photo courtesy blm.com