Forest Service seeks volunteers for newly added clean-up event at Lake Moomaw Bolar Marina, Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6

Release Date: Apr 12, 2023

Hot Springs, Va., April 12, 2023 – The George Washington and Jefferson National Forest’s James River and Warm Springs Ranger District is seeking volunteers to join staff for a clean-up at Lake Moomaw in Bath from 10 am – 3 pm on Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6. 

Volunteers will assist with picking up trash, weed eating, moving, blowing leaves, moving brush, and cleaning facilities. The Forest Service will provide tools and personal protective equipment. Minors may participate with parental consent.

Volunteers should arrive at the Bolar Flat Marina area parking lot at 10 am in weather and work-appropriate clothing, footwear, water and food. Forest Service staff will meet volunteers for a safety discussion and training for the day’s activities.

In the event of poor weather conditions, this event will be rescheduled for Friday, May 12, and Saturday, May 13.

Interested volunteers are encouraged, but not required, to RSVP by contacting the James River and Warm Springs Ranger District by telephone at (540) 839-2521, or by email, to Will Harris at

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