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Placer Cove Clean-up

Come join the National Park Service and GR8 DIVN in cleaning up Placer Cove! Volunteers are needed to help keep Lake Mead National Recreation Area beautiful by picking up and disposing litter along the shoreline and natural environment at Placer Cove. Individuals, families, and groups are invited to participate! For more information or to register, please contact Bryan Goodwin at 702-293-8717 or Bryan_Goodwin@partner.nps.gov..

Date: 
Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Callville Bay Marina Clean-up

Come join Callville Bay Resort and the National Park Service clean up Callville Bay! Volunteers are needed to help keep Lake Mead National Recreation Area beautiful by picking up litter around the marina, shoreline and desert. Individuals, families and groups are welcome to participate. Beach cleanup and registration begins at 8 AM with the event beginning at 9 AM.

Date: 
Saturday, November 3, 2012 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Make a Difference Day: Salt Grass Salvage

Awesome volunteers will assist Refuge staff in salvaging salt grass from an area within the construction footprint of the new visitor center. Fun-seeking volunteers will create a potting medium by combing native soil with peat moss and water. Gardening-geared volunteers will dig up the salt grass roots and underground stems to create plugs. This is a good project for children. No experience required and you'll gain some garden skills.

Date: 
Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 8:30am to 1:00pm

National Public Lands Day: Preparing the Spring Mountains for the Fall

Volunteers will perform light trail maintenance along the more popular Spring Mountain National Recreation Area hiking trails. Work will consist of removing rocks, trash, and debris from the trail, pruning vegetation, and oiling signs. No prior experience is necessary. Please bring appropriate work clothes and water. Tools will be provided. Please bring a lunch as work may extend into the early afternoon.

Date: 
Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

National Public Lands Day – Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument and Gold Butte ACEC

In the spirit of Public Lands Day, many folks and user groups who love Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument and the Gold Butte region of Nevada are getting together to do a variety of service projects in these beautiful areas. Activities will be in the area around Whitney Pocket. All are welcome. If you want to make a difference, join us for Public Lands Day at Whitney Pocket.

Date: 
Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 8:00am to 2:00pm

National Public Lands Day: Lake Mead

Come take part in the coast-to-coast National Public Lands Day at Lake Mead National Recreation Area by participating in a litter cleanup! We will be focusing on an area that has been heavily used over the summer months by Lake Mead visitors. National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands Americans enjoy.

Date: 
Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 8:30am to 12:00pm

National Public Lands Day: Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

On Saturday, September 29, in celebration of National Public Lands Day, the Bureau of Land Management will be holding a clean-up at Oliver Ranch. Come help to remove unwanted material from a historical site. The environment will benefit greatly from your efforts! If you have any questions, please call Cal Howell at 702-515-5386. Register through Get Outdoors Nevada.

Date: 
Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 7:00am to 12:00pm

National Public Lands Day: Post and Cable

We have the job for folks looking to do more than the usual litter cleanup. Defining parking areas is an important part of conservation management. Undefined parking implies no concern for the surrounding habitat or culturally sensitive areas. If folks aren't shown or naturally directed to the best place to park in the back country, they logically assume that any place is as good as the next.

Date: 
Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 8:30am to 1:00pm

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