Volunteers needed

That annual event is being sponsored by the Carson City Kiwanis Club, assisted by the Carson City Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Carson River Sub Conservancy.

They will be assisted by members of entities such as the Carson City Parks and Recreation Department, Carson City Street Department, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Carson High School Key Club, National Junior Reserve Officer's Training Corps (NJROTC), Friends of the Carson River, Friends of the Silver Saddle Ranch, Carson High School, Eagle Valley Middle School and Carson River Advisory Committee.

There is a need for many volunteers for this special clean-up event.

Activities will include picking up trash, clearing brush, wrapping trees for beaver protection and putting up bat boxes.

Interested civic groups, organizations, clubs, businesses, school classes and individuals who would like to volunteer to assist in a variety of conservation activities are encouraged to attend and participate.

The sponsors will provide a free lunch of barbecued hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, soda pops, etc. for all of the volunteer workers at noon at the BLM office parking lot.

Anyone attending is requested to wear work clothing, work shoes or boots, hat and to have work gloves.

Volunteer check-in and registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Bureau of Land Management office parking lot at 5665 Morgan Mill Road.

Bring your own gloves, hat, water and sunscreen.

To sign up as a volunteer or for information, call Recreational Planner Chris Miller at BLM at 885-6000 or Kiwanis Club members Ray Frederick at 841-7163 or Ron Bowman at 885-7302 (home) or 883-7341 (office).

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