Georgia’s “Your State Parks Day” offers free admission for volunteers

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September 30 Event Sponsored by Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites

 

ATLANTA, September 6, 2017 -- In celebration of National Public Lands Day, Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites are inviting citizens to volunteer for a variety of projects on Saturday, September 30. All across Georgia, outdoor enthusiasts can help with projects such as playground improvements at Gordonia-Alatamaha near Reidsville and trail cleanup at Mistletoe near Augusta.

 

The statewide “Your State Parks Day” is sponsored by Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the state’s natural and historical treasures. To encourage participation in the event, Friends will be paying the parking or admission fees for everyone who lends a helping hand.

 

A list of all events can be found on GaStateParks.org/events.

 

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What:

Your State Parks Day

 

Description:

Volunteer for a variety of service projects at Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites, such as river cleanups, landscaping and trail maintenance. Sponsored by Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites, the statewide celebration of National Public Lands Day showcases how parks enrich communities and the importance of local volunteerism.

 

When:

Saturday, September 30, 2017

 

Where:

Statewide

60 State Parks & Historic Sites across Georgia

GeorgiaStateParks.org

 

Cost:

Free for volunteers

 

Phone:

770-383-8900

 

Websites:

www.FriendsofGaStateParks.org

www.GeorgiaStateParks.org

www.publiclandsday.org