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National Volunteer Week 2017

National Volunteer Week Mark Twain NPLD

As part of National Volunteer Week, the Forest Service is honored to recognize the spectacular volunteers that dedicate time and energy to essential project work on national forests. In 2016, 6,344 individual volunteers in the Eastern Region contributed 227,025 total hours to projects that restored watersheds, improved recreation areas, improved wildlife and fisheries habitat, and restored historic structures.

National Forests & the Great Lakes Provide Abundant Clean water

Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness Area on Lake Michigan

In April, the Forest Service highlights how managing healthy forests helps provide clean water.

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