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Posted 9/13/2018

Release no. 18-021

J. Paul Bruton

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Black Butte Lake, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers park, is hosting National Public Lands Day on Sept. 22, providing free entry to day-use areas for all participating volunteers.

This year’s event begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at 2 p.m., with volunteers participating in a variety of projects such as trail maintenance, shoreline clean-up, campground beautification. Volunteers must wear appropriate work attire, including closed-toed shoes or boots, long pants and shirts that help shield from the elements. Tools will be provided, volunteers are encouraged to bring properly fitted work gloves.

Volunteers participating in our Corps of Engineers Sacramento District National Public Lands Day events will receive a free day-use pass coupon valid for one year at any federal park!

    Date and Time: Saturday, September 22, 2017 – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Site: Buckhorn Recreation Area, 19225 Newville Road, Orland, CA 95963

    For more information: Miranda Peters, US Army Corps of Engineers, 530-865-4781.



National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands. To find more information on National Public Lands Day events near you, visit

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