Success Lake seeks volunteers for National Public Lands Day

Published Sept. 18, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Success Lake, located 8 miles east of Porterville, will celebrate National Public Lands Day on Sept. 30, providing free entry to day-use areas for volunteers participating in the event.

Volunteers are asked to arrive for registration at 7 a.m. and the work will wrap up by 2 p.m. Volunteers may participate in a variety of projects such as tree-planting, planting a drought resistant garden, sprucing up camp sites, shoreline trash pick-up, painting curbs, spreading sand and evasive weed control. Volunteers are strongly encouraged to wear work attire such as closed-toe shoes, long pants and shirts. Free T-Shirts (sponsored by Friends of Success Lake) and Lunch will be provided for volunteers who participate.

Volunteers may also camp free at Success Lake 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 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Site: Success Lake – Register at Tule Campground

For more information: Juanita Souther or Sylvia Guerrero, US Army Corps of Engineers, 559-784-0215.

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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. 17-031