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Manatee Springs State Park

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August 09, 2014

JUNIOR RANGER PROGRAM
Manatee Springs State Park

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September 27, 2014

FIRST VOLUNTEER PROJECT FOR NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY (AND FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH AT NATURE COAST TRAIL)
Manatee Springs State Park

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014. 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Description:

Here’s the CHALLENGE- Can you enjoy nature, while giving back? There are TWO volunteer opportunities to give back to nature and possibly learn.

ONE- Friday Septmeber 26th 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Help clean up and restore the Nature Coast State Trail at the Suwannee River trestle. Join park staff to pick up trash and debris left from the summer’s activities. A BBQ lunch, trash bags, gloves, and water will be provided, along with free admission to the park. Meet at Fanning Springs State Park, at the concessionaire building at 9:30 am for registration. Contact: Kirk Marhefka kirk.marhefka@dep.state.fl.us or (352) 535-5181

TWO- Saturday September 27th 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Help clean up the Suwannee River after all the summer activities at Manatee Springs. Bring your kayak, canoe, or just walking shoes and help make the Suwannee River beautiful again by picking up trash in the river. If you don’t have a canoe or kayak and still want to go by water, we can provide a canoe or kayak, but they are limited so please reserve your vessel (see contact). We will shuttle people from Anderson Outdoor Adventure up to Clay landing to launch and float down while picking up trash along the way. There will be a boat on the water to collect full bags. A BBQ lunch, trash bags, trash pickers, and water will be provided, along with free admission to the park. Meet at the Manatee Springs Concessioniare, Anderson Outdoor Adventure at 9:00 am for registration. Contact: Teri Graves teri.l.graves@dep.state.fl.us or (352) 493-6736

Fees: This event is free.

Contact: For more information, call 352-493-6736.

Directions:

Manatee Springs State Park is located at the end of S.R. 320, off U.S. 98, six miles west of Chiefland.

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