Register by Friday to help at May 11 Allegheny Reservoir cleanup

   May 1, 2013 4:39 pm    0

 

alleghenyThe Allegheny National Forest will once again hold a shoreline cleanup of the Allegheny Reservoir on Saturday, May 11.

Volunteers are to meet at the Red Bridge Campground on State Rt. 321 by 8:30 a.m. Red Bridge Recreation Area is located 9 miles northwest of Kane, along the Longhouse National Scenic Byway (State Route 321).  It is on the eastern shore of Kinzua Bay, a southern branch of the Allegheny Reservoir.

Volunteers should dress for the weather, as the cleanup will be held rain or shine. The work should be completed by 4 p.m. All volunteers need to bring a lunch, drinking water and gloves, and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes or boots.

Preregistration is requested by Friday, May 3 at (814) 728-6163 or at nwelker@fs.fed.us.

Individuals and groups, such as Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, are welcome to participate. All volunteers must sign a volunteer agreement, and parental consent and adult supervision is required for any person under the age of 18.

 

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