CELEBRATE NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY VOLUNTEER AT LAKE LOIS HABITAT RESERVE
LACEY, WA, September 14, 2011: Celebrate National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 24, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Join volunteers and staff from the Lacey Parks and Recreation Department at the Lake Lois Habitat Reserve to remove invasive plants and make room for the native plant understory to develop. Parking is available at Woodland Creek Community Park, 6729 Pacific Avenue SE, Lacey. From the park, use the crosswalk at the Lake Lois Road SE intersection to access the work party site.
Individuals, families, and groups are welcome. Volunteers under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Groups are encouraged to pre-register so that enough tools are provided. Registration forms are available on the City of Lacey website at www.ci.lacey.wa.us/volunteer.
The Lake Lois Habitat Reserve is a 35-acre natural habitat area with a small picturesque lake that is home to bald eagles, squirrels, deer, great blue heron, and many other birds and waterfowl. Developed amenities include a 1/4 mile interpretive nature trail and overlook.
National Public Lands Day is one of the nation's largest collective volunteer efforts to improve and enhance the public lands that our country enjoys. To learn more, visit www.publiclandsday.org.
- Lori Flemm, Parks & Recreation Director, (360) 491-0857, firstname.lastname@example.org