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June’s FDRD volunteer opportunities

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• Saturday, June 3: National Forest Clean-Up Day, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., FDRD invites you to celebrate National Trails Day by joining us for our first Summer 2006 volunteer service project, National Forest Clean- Up Day. Meet at Dillon Ranger District, located in Silverthorne across from Target at 8:30 for bagels and coffee. From there, we will carpool to our site location. Snacks and beverages will be provided at the end of the workday tailgate party. Volunteers will help pick up litter visible after the spring snowmelt at the Green Mountain Reservoir. Volunteers should dress for a day outdoors – bring water, work gloves, layered clothing including long pants, long-sleeved shirt, sturdy boots, sunglasses, sun hat, sunscreen, rain gear, and insect repellent. To R.S.V.P. for this project, please contact Scott Fussell at scottafussell@yahoo.com or at (970) 846-1530. • Wednesday, June 7: Summit County Environmental Education Session, FDRD, Colorado State Forest Service-Project Learning Tree, and Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education are hosting an informal brainstorming session on Summit County’s Environmental Education efforts as they relate to other Colorado-wide efforts. Learn about other state and local efforts and about potential areas for collaboration. To R.S.V.P. and for more information, contact Guff Van Vooren at (970) 389-6058 or at guffvanvooren@msn.com. • Saturday, June 24: Forest Restoration Day, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join us for a fun day of giving back to your local National Forest lands! Volunteers are needed to help restore an area of the forest. Coffee and bagels will be served at the beginning of the day and snacks and beverages will be provided at the end of the day tailgate. To R.S.V.P. for this project, please contact Scott Fussell.Service Project Team Members: Volunteers are needed for the following efforts leading up to the June 24 project: distribute flyers in your area of the county, solicit food donations for the day, pick up food donations for the day, and/or distribute press releases and contact the media for exposure. If you are interested in any of these efforts, please contact Scott at the above e-mail or phone number above.


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