Celebrate Earth Day at Buffalo Jump State Park
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: April 15, 2018

Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will celebrate Earth Day at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park with a volunteer event on Sunday, April 22 from 1-3pm.

Protecting the planet and environment is important to Montana State Parks and park staff are looking for volunteers to help install a noxious weed kiosk on the new trail at the park’s North Kiosk. There will also be a planting of native bush species, chokecherry and buffalo berry, at the park Visitor Center. Refreshments will be provided.

This project is all part of the Adopt A Trail Montana (AATM) program. The bushes were donated to the park by Forde Nursey in Great Falls.

Volunteers will meet at the North Kiosk, about 3 miles from the park’s main Visitor Center. Tools will be provided by the park. Please contact Alice Southworth or Becky Boyers to register at (406) 866-2217.

What: Earth Day Celebration

When:  Sunday, April 22 from 1-3pm

Where: First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park; located 10 miles south of Great Falls on I-15, take Ulm exit, then 3.5 miles North-west on paved county road.

A special thank you goes out to Forde Nursery in Great Falls for their generous donation.

Visit Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) and enjoy camping, hiking, fishing, swimming, boating and more and discover some of the greatest natural and cultural treasures on earth.

A division of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks

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