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Celebrate Earth Day by cleaning up Tahuya State Forest 
 


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 

Where: 

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 jesse.sims@dnr.wa.gov 

Directions: 

 

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.


Tah
uya 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, toni.droscher@dnr.wa.gov  

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360-902-1016
dnrnews@dnr.wa.gov

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