National Public Lands Day September 30, 2017

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From: Gilbertson, Jean -FS
Subject: National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day is the last Saturday of September, September 30th. If you are interested, the Mogollon Rim Ranger District is looking for volunteers to participate in any of the events listed below. Preregistration is required and the cutoff time is 4:00 pm on September 27th. We will meet at the Mogollon Rim Ranger District office at Blue Ridge on Highway 87 at 9:00 amto sign volunteer forms and have a safety talks. Location of the clean-up is to be determined based on the number of participants. Volunteers need to bring: work gloves, eye protection, water, snacks/lunch, boots, long pants and long sleeve shirt and be sure to dress for the weather. Physical labor requires bending, stooping, lifting objects. Please call Blue Ridge Ranger Station at 928-477-2255 if you are interested, and we will add your name to the list.

Bear Food Locker Install at Rock Crossing CG

Looking for participants to help install up to 16 bear lockers.  Limit group size to 15. Preregistration is required and the cutoff time is 4pm, 9/27. We will meet at the RC CG on Forest Road 751 off State HWY 87 at 9:00am to sign volunteer forms and have a safety talk. Volunteers need to bring: Work Gloves, Eye Protection, Water, Snacks/Lunch, Boots, Long Pants, Long Sleeve Shirt, Sports Helmet (such as a bicycle helmet), and dress for Weather. Physical labor includes pounding posts and heavy lifting.

Long Valley Work Center (LVWC) Log Worm Construction

Looking for participants to help install log worm fencing.  Limit Group Size to 10. Preregistration is required and the cutoff time is 4pm, 9/27. We will meet on FR 141at HWY 87 just south of Clint’s Well at 9:00am to sign volunteer forms and have a safety talk. Volunteers need to bring: Work Gloves, Eye Protection, Water, Snacks/Lunch, Boots, Long Pants, Long Sleeve Shirt, Sports Helmet (such as a bicycle helmet), and dress for Weather. Physical labor includes pounding posts and heavy lifting.

Dispersed Site Clean Up

Looking for participants to help clean up dispersed campsites.  Number of volunteers, unlimited. Preregistration is required and the cutoff time is 4pm, 9/27. We will meet at the Mogollon Rim Ranger District office at Blue Ridge on HWY 87 at 9:00am to sign volunteer forms and have a safety talk.  Location of clean-up is to be determined based on number of participants. Volunteers need to bring: Work Gloves, Eye Protection, Water, Snacks/Lunch, Boots, Long Pants, Long Sleeve Shirt, and Dress for Weather.  Physical labor requires bending, stooping, lifting objects.

Thank you for your interest and your time. Jeannie