Miner’s Creek restoration set for June 12 | SummitDaily.com

Miner’s Creek restoration set for June 12

Daily News staff report

FRISCO – The Friends of the Dillon Ranger District (FDRD) will host a restoration project in the Miner’s Creek drainage June 12.The FDRD is a new group formed to promote stewardship in the White River National Forest in Summit County. Its mission is to bridge the growing gap between management needs and available resources of the U.S. Forest Service.The FDRD, along with the Summit Fat Tire Society, the Blue River Group of the Sierra Club, Keystone Resort and the Summit County commissioners, needs 10 to 30 people to help restore campsites, pick up trash and revegetate the landscape. Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. at the Miner’s Creek trailhead, along the rec path south of the Community and Senior Center.Those interested in volunteering to restore the forest in Miner’s Creek should reserve a spot with the Dillon Ranger District at (970) 468-5400. Participants should bring lunch, work gloves, sunscreen, insect repellent and long pants. Transportation will be provided upon request.

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