SACRAMENTO, Calif. – New Hogan Lake, about an hour from Sacramento, will celebrate National Public Lands Day on Sept. 30, providing free entry to day-use areas for volunteers participating in the event.
Registration is from 7:30 – 8 a.m. and the work will wrap up at 2 p.m. Projects may include broadcasting wildflower seeds, tree planting and trail restoration. Volunteers are strongly encouraged to wear the appropriate work attire such as closed-toe shoes, long pants and shirts to shield from the elements. A BBQ lunch will be provided for volunteers around noon.
Volunteers may also camp free at New Hogan either the night before or on public lands day, and will also receive a coupon for a free day-use admission pass valid anytime in the next year at any park managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service or U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
Date and Time: Saturday, September 30, 2017 – 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Site: New Hogan Lake Park Headquarters / Fiddleneck Recreation Area
For more information: Jason Pipes, US Army Corps of Engineers, 209-772-1343.
National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands. For the last 20 years, outdoor enthusiasts have come together to improve their local recreation areas by helping with small construction projects, litter removal and trail maintenance. To find information or sign up for National Public Lands Day events near you, visit https://www.neefusa.org/public-lands-day