The Environmental Journal of Southern Appalachia
Wednesday, 20 September 2023 08:17

Public Lands Day looking for volunteers

National Public Lands Day NPS poster


Big South Fork celebrates National Public Lands Day 2023 on Saturday, September 23 with a Volunteer Trails Event

ONEIDA — Take part in the National Public Lands Day celebration at the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area.  

On this day, the park is looking for volunteers to help build out the last section of the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail.

Interested volunteers should meet at the R.M. Brooks General Store (2830 Rugby Parkway, Robbins TN 37852) on Saturday the 23rd at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Please wear long pants and sturdy footwear.

Established in 1994 and held annually on the fourth Saturday in September, National Public Lands Day celebrates the connection between people and green space in their community, inspires environmental stewardship and encourages use of open space for education, recreation and health benefits.

For more information visit the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area website or call 423-569-9778.