Stanislaus River Parks seek volunteers for National Public Lands Day

Published Sept. 18, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Stanislaus River Parks will celebrate National Public Lands Day on Sept. 30, providing free entry to day-use areas for volunteers participating in the event.

The event will begin at 8 a.m. and the work will wrap up at 3 p.m. Projects include trail maintenance, wildflower planting, litter pick up, and tree planting. Volunteers are strongly encouraged to wear the appropriate work attire, such as closed-toe shoes, long pants and shirts to shield from the elements. Necessary personal protective equipment will be provided. Snacks and lunch will also be provided to all volunteers.

Date and Time: Saturday, September 30, 2017 – 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Site: Stanislaus River Parks, 17968 Covered Bridge Road, Oakdale, CA 95361

For more information: Kao Saephan, or Hilary Coleman / 209-881-3517

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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

J. Paul Bruton

Release no. 17-030