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Turkey Bay Spring Volunteer Clean-up

March 14, 2016 | press release from Land Between The Lakes

Volunteers are needed for the annual Turkey Bay Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area clean-up day on Saturday, April 2, beginning at 9:30am at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. 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, Turkey Bay OHV Area Manager. "Helping us maintain our trails 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 an 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. In the event of inclement weather or wet weather closure, the clean-up day will not be rescheduled.

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.

 

 


Heron
Photo by Murray Blake

This stoic heron is looking at more than just his own reflection. He is looking at the fish that will become his lunch.