Celebrate something we all share – our public lands

Release Date: Sep 25, 2017

ARCADIA, Calif.; Sept. 22, 2017 – For Immediate Release – Join other volunteers and celebrate National Public Lands Day (NPLD) on the Angeles National Forest Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Volunteers will meet at Mount Wilson and spend time together repairing trails and beautifying our backyard forest. Jeffrey Vail, Angeles National Forest Supervisor says, “This forest is part of our nation’s legacy, a gift for all to celebrate, explore and enjoy.  Join us on National Public Lands Day to recharge and renew your spirit!”

Event organizers recommend ages sixteen and above; adult supervision of children is required. Lunch will be provided to volunteers. Interested individuals can register and find directions to the work site here: https://nff.wildapricot.org/event-2661379. Remember to:

  • Bring work or garden gloves,
  • Bring a hat, sunscreen and water bottle,
  • Wear long sleeve shirts and pants,
  • Wear sturdy, non-skid, closed-toe shoes

The volunteer day is hosted by National Forest Foundation and the Angeles National Forest and sponsored by REI and Edison International. NPLD is the largest volunteer day for public lands. This year’s celebration is expected to draw more than 200,000 volunteers nationwide.

For more information email Edward Belden. Join the conversation on Facebook www.facebook.com/angelesnationalforest and check out Twitter @Angeles_NF.