Help protect National public lands on Aug. 23

Help protect National public lands on Aug. 23

ROCK SPRINGS – One of the largest, single day volunteer effort for public lands is just around the corner.

On Aug. 23rd from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., volunteers will be gathering to protect national public lands. Volunteers are welcome to come at any time.

Volunteers are asked to meet a 8 p.m. at the Rock Springs Field Office befgore heading out to Crookston Ranch. Volunteers will replace downed barbed wire fence, non-wildlife friendly fence and hog panels with a buck and rail fence.

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Protect National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands. The Rock Springs Field Office will provide safety glasses and leather gloves, along with water and Gatorade. Volunteers need to bring a lunch for the day.

For more information contact the Bureau of Land Management  Rock Springs Field Office at 307-352-0256 or Jo Foster at 307-352-0327 or gfoster@blm.gov.