National Public Lands Day isn’t until Sept. 29, but in its observance the The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting volunteers to help perform work at Shenango River Lake Sept. 8.
Volunteers will paint traffic control symbols and lines on boat launches; install new grills at pavilions; clear vegetation from facility fencing; weed and mulch flower planters; and pick up litter. Lunch will be provided, and there will be free camping for workers over the weekend.
The work day will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For information, contact Rich Egger at firstname.lastname@example.org or (724) 646-1124.
That’s not the only opportunity to volunteer in northwestern Pennsylvania:
Help clean up the Allegheny River in and around Warren Sept. 29 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Maintain trails and beautify gardens at Chapman State Park, Warren County, from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 29.
Improve trails Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Jennings Environmental Educational Center, Butler County. Lunch will be provided.
Remove invasive plants, maintain trails, clean up litter and paint facilities Oct. 20 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Cook Forest State Park. There will be free camping Oct. 19 and 20 for volunteers.