Kemmerer BLM Invites Public to Public Lands Day Event at Fontenelle Reservoir

Kemmerer BLM Invites Public to Public Lands Day Event at Fontenelle Reservoir

Volunteers are needed to restore the picnic area at the Fontenelle Creek Campground.

KEMMERER — The Bureau of Land Management Kemmerer Field Office needs your help.

The agency is inviting the public to come support its public lands on Saturday, August 25, by providing extra hands to rehab picnic tables in need of repair at the Fontenelle Creek Campground located at the Fontenelle Reservoir.

The rehab will consist of minor sanding and painting at various campsites throughout the campground.

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The event is open to individuals, families, civic groups and organizations.

Volunteers of all ages are welcome to participate. Check in begins at 9 a.m. in the lower loop of the campground on the west side of Fontenelle Reservoir, approximately 10 miles south of La Barge, Wyo., along Highway 189.

The BLM suggests that all participants wear proper work gear such as hats, long pants, sturdy shoes and sunscreen. Gloves, painting supplies, water and snacks will be provided.

For more information, contact BLM outdoor recreation planner Angela Beley at 307-828-4508. For more info about National Public Lands Day, visit www.blm.gov/get-involved/ volunteers/national-public- lands-day.

 

About BLM

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. Diverse activities authorized on these lands generated $75 billion in sales of goods and services throughout the American economy in fiscal year 2016—more than any other agency in the Department of the Interior.
These activities supported more than 372,000 jobs.