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Turkey Bay Spring Volunteer Clean-Up

March 29, 2015 | Press Release from Land Between The Lakes

GOLDEN POND, KY – Volunteers are needed at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area for the annual Turkey Bay Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area clean-up day on Saturday, April 11, beginning at 9:30am. Volunteers will engage in a variety of facility and trail maintenance projects.

“This is a great way to help us prepare our trails for riders,” explained Kyle Varel, Acting Manager of Turkey Bay. “Helping us maintain our trails and prep them for the season has become a tradition for many of our riders.”

A required safety briefing will begin at 9:30am at the Turkey Bay gatehouse. Volunteers should bring lunch, water, and OHV. All other materials and tools will be provided. The clean-up will last until 3pm. For more information, contact Kyle Varel at 270-924-2031.

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area manages more than 170,000 acres in western Kentucky and Tennessee as part of the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Agriculture’s public lands program. Land Between The Lakes offers outdoor recreation, lake access, land management, and environmental education to over 1.4 million visitors annually. The Friends of Land Between The Lakes works in partnership with the Forest Service providing program services, funds development, and volunteer support.

To find more information about Land Between The Lakes, log on to the official website at www.landbetweenthelakes.us or call toll-free at 1-800-LBL-7077 or local at 270-924-2000. For more information on the Friends of Land Between The Lakes, log on to www.friendsoflbl.org. To subscribe to the official electronic newsletter, send an email to LBLinfo@fs.fed.us. Land Between The Lakes official Twitter accounts include @LBLScreechOwl, @LBLNature, @LBLHomeplace, and @LandBtwnLakes.

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