Volunteers needed at Dale Hollow Lake
Join a volunteer army on Saturday, Sept. 25, beautifying the land, improving fitness and enjoying our treasured outdoor space. Dale Hollow Lake will once again host the annual shoreline cleanup to remove garbage, trash and other debris that has collected during the summer recreation season as a part of National Public Lands Day.
Shoreline cleanup volunteers will be part of a coast-to-coast effort of more than 170,000 who will come together at more than 2,300 sites in all 50 states to donate their time and effort to improving the public lands they enjoy every day.
Dale Hollow’s annual Shoreline Cleanup will begin at 8:00 a.m., and the check-in stations for this event will be located at Pleasant Grove Recreation Area, Obey River Recreation Area, Lillydale Recreation Area, and at the Dale Hollow State Resort Park Marina. Free trash bags will be provided.
Later in the day, all Shoreline Cleanup volunteers are
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invited to join us for a free picnic cookout sponsored by the Friends of Dale Hollow Lake, Inc. The picnic will be held at the Dale Hollow Dam Recreation Area shelter at 1:00 p.m.
National Public Lands Day volunteers at federal sites receive free day use admission Sept. 25 and a coupon to return for “fee-free” day use activity any time in the next year at any project site managed by the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Bureau of Land Management.
For more information on National Public Lands Day, visit the website at www.publiclandsday.org.
If you would like more information about this year’s Shoreline Cleanup, call the Resource Manager’s Office at (931) 243-3136.
We hope to see you on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010.