Lincoln National Forest to host National Public Lands Day event at Sleepy Grass Campground on September 30

ALAMOGORDO, CLOUDCROFT, NM, September 20, 2017 – The Lincoln National Forest will host a National Public Lands Day event at Sleepy Grass Campground on September 30 from 9 am to 1 pm. This is a special day to celebrate something we all share – our public lands!  This is a volunteer-based event and participants can be involved in a project that will include:  installing tree shades over freshly planted trees (seedlings) and possibly working on improvements to the campground or adjacent area. People who turn out for the event can even adopt one of the seedlings and receive a special recognition certificate signed by Smokey Bear!

Signing up AHEAD OF TIME for the event is recommended!  Individuals, groups and organizations are welcome!  Those who are interested in SIGNING UP should contact Jasper Brusuelas, jbruseulas@fs.fed.us at 575-434-7301 or Sabrina Flores, sflores@fs.fed.us at 575-434-7230.

On the day of the event, be sure to BRING A SACK LUNCH, wear comfortable work clothes including pants or jeans, closed-toed shoes or boots and light outerwear/rain jacket, appropriate for outdoor activities.  Tools and work gloves will be furnished by the Forest Service.

To learn more about this National Public Lands Day event hosted by the Lincoln National Forest on September 30th, please visit:  https://www.neefusa.org/site-event/forest-rehabilitation-sleepy-grass-campground-lincoln-national-forest