FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 13, 2011
Celebrate Earth Day by cleaning up Tahuya State Forest
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting a volunteer work party in celebration of Earth Day on Saturday, April 23 in Tahuya State Forest. Members of the Tahuya/Green Mountain recreation focus group are co-sponsoring the event.
|What: ||The Big Tahuya Clean Up |
|When: ||9 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 23 |
Tahuya State Forest, west of Belfair
Meet at Oak Patch off Elfendahl Pass Road
|Activity: ||Volunteers will be cleaning up litter throught Tahuya State Forest |
What to bring:
|Work gloves, shovels, water. (DNR will provide gloves and garbage bags.) |
We could also use more trucks and trailers to help haul garbage.
|Food: ||Local recreation clubs will provide lunch and refreshments.|
|Contact: ||For more information, contact Jesse Sims, 360-801-5097 or firstname.lastname@example.org |
|From Hwy 3 in Belfair, go west on North Shore Road. |
Go right onto Belfair Tahuya Road and follow to Elfendahl Pass Road.
Go right on Elfendahl Pass Road for 2-3 miles (past Elfendahl Staging area on your right.)
Oak Patch Lake Road is a half a mile further on the left.
Cones and a sign will help direct volunteers into the work party area.
Tahuya State Forest
DNR manages Tahuya State Forest, a 23,000-acre working forest located on state trust lands in the southeastern portion of the Hood Canal, west of Belfair in Mason County. This popular year-round destination area attracts more than 200,000 recreational users each year. Tahuya offers recreation opportunities for a variety of activities, including off-road vehicle riding (ORV), horseback riding, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, camping and other uses.
Media Contact: Toni Droscher, DNR Recreation Program Communications Manager, 360-902-1523, email@example.com
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