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July 2020

Monthly Volunteer Trail Day with the Friends of Ohiopyle

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Ohiopyle State Park, PO Box 105
Ohiopyle, PA 15470 United States
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Join the Friends of Ohiopyle for a day of working on the park's many beautiful trails. Please bring a lunch, work gloves and something to drink. We will provide tools. Please contact Barbara Wallace at 724-329-0986 or [email protected] if you wish to attend.

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Friends of Colonel Denning Volunteer Day

July 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Colonel Denning State Park, 1599 Doubling Gap Road
Newville, PA 17241 United States
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Odd jobs and projects are always available at Colonel Denning. Meet at the main picnic pavilion and let's see what's on tap this time!

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Volunteer Graffiti Clean Up – Gifford Pinchot State Park

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gifford Pinchot State Park, 2200 Rosstown Road
Lewisberry, PA 17339 United States
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Boulder Point at Gifford Pinchot State Park has been vandalized. Join us for a clean up day to remove the graffiti and any trash in the surrounding area. 10:00 AM Meet park staff at Boat Mooring 3 and we will walk to Boulder Point. For GPS directions to Boat Mooring 3 please enter address for Forry's Drive In : 930 Alpine Rd, Wellsville, PA 17365 Mooring 3 entrance is directly across from the Drive In. Please remember to: Wear long…

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August 2020

Beam Rocks Graffiti Clean-Up

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Forbes State Forest, PO Box 519
Laughlintown, PA 15655 United States

From Rachael Mahony, Environmental Educator at Forbes State Forest: Thank you for your overwhelming support to help clean up Beam Rocks. Since posting photos of the vandalism on our Facebook page back in April, this issue has received a lot of attention on social media, from the local media, the public, and of course, our loyal volunteers. We greatly appreciate your interest in helping out as well as your patience while we have been working to figure out guidelines and…

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Friends of Weiser Work Day

August 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Weiser State Forest, 16 Weiser Lane
Aristes, PA 17920 United States
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The Friends of Weiser (Haldeman/Greenland Tracts) are anxious to get back out there and employ a little elbow grease to the trails. Friends chair Jim Theurer writes: We will meet in the field office of Haldeman Tract at 9AM. We are going to be cutting in a new single track trail that connects Shale Run Trail to Luke's Trail. You will probably want to bring gloves and bug spray. You should also bring your mask, you won't have to wear…

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Friends of Beltzville State Park Shore line/Kayak Clean Up

August 26
Beltzville State Park, 2950 Pohopoco Drive
Lehighton, PA 18235 United States
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Friends of Beltzville State Park invite you to grab your kayak to join us on the water and Paddle with a Purpose and help keep Beltzville Lake Clean. What to Bring: You are responsible for your own boating equipment, canoe, kayak, paddles, row boat, whistle, PFD, gloves and water. Please visit the Friends of Beltzville State Park Facebook page for any additonal information regarding this and other events: Rain date August 27th, 2020

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Volunteer Day at Samuel S. Lewis State Park

August 30 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Samuel S. Lewis State Park, 6000 Mt. Pisgah Road
York, PA 17406 United States
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RAIN, RAIN, DON'T GO AWAY. WE NEED YOU. However, an August 29th gullywasher postponed the scraping and painting until tomorrow - August 30. Drop Marci a line to let her know you'll join her on the new date! The final steps for turning the park's former concession into an education center is scraping and painting the exterior. Come help make the new building shine! Please come prepared to scrape and paint. Please wear a mask. We will social distance volunteers…

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September 2020

Friends of Buchanan Trail Maintenance Work Day

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Buchanan State Forest, 25185 Great Cove Road
McConnellsburg, PA 17233 United States

The Friends invite you to a trail work day at the Wasson Trail (Natural Area), on Martin Hill Mountain. Meet at Blankley Road Picnic pavilion at 9:00 AM...Bring safety clothes, gloves, shoes, hand pruners and a packed lunch. Rain date will be next day, September 20...same details. Check the Friends Facebook page for updates.

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October 2020

Friends of Nockamixon – Adopt-A-Highway CleanUp

October 10 @ 8:30 am
Nockamixon State Park, 1542 Mountain View Drive
Quakertown, PA 18951 United States
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Meet at 8:30 AM at the Park Office for the Friends' annual cleanup of their adopted section of Mountain View Drive. The event is rain or shine. Be sure to wear long pants and sleeves as there is poison ivy around. Safety vests, gloves, and glasses will be provided.

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