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Park Volunteer Project
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Rivers Alive Chattahoochee Bend River Clean-up
Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 8:30 AM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Paddle cleanup covers 3.3 miles of river along the park's western boundary. We also have trail-based cleanup duties if you don't want to paddle. Lunch will be provided, too! You must sign up with our Friends group to reserve a space. More info http://bendfriend.com/bendvolunteers_river_riversalive.html $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 9 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Come join the Friends of Don Carter State Park every second Saturday of the month to participate in a variety of volunteer projects. Meet at park's visitor center. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 9 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join park staff and volunteers for some time spent working on the bike trail, and a guided trail ride afterward. If you assist with trail work there is no charge for the ride. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
Volunteer Day / East Antioch Boat Ramp
Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the East boat ramp. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Volunteer Blitz Thursdays
3rd Thursday of Month 1 PM - 3 PM from Sep 17, 2015 
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Help Tallulah Gorge State Park by volunteering to assist with park projects such as trail maintenance, painting, and litter pickup. Afterwards, you can attend a "Friends of Tallulah Gorge" meeting to learn about how you can help throughout the year. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Monday, September 21, 2015
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Monday, Sep 21, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Fall Vegetable Garden Planting
Saturday, Oct 3, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Volunteers can help plant the vegetable garden with turnips, collards, mustard, kale, and cabbage, harvest the remaining vegetables, and see cotton and sugar cane growing. Bring work gloves. Call ahead if you plan to participate. 478-986-5172.
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 9 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Come join the Friends of Don Carter State Park every second Saturday of the month to participate in a variety of volunteer projects. Meet at park's visitor center. 678-450-7726.
Get Outdoors Georgia Bike Trails Work and Ride
Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 9 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join park staff and volunteers for some time spent working on the bike trail, and a guided trail ride afterward. If you assist with trail work there is no charge for the ride. 706-557-3001.
Tons of Fun 
Volunteer Day / West Antioch Boat Ramp
Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the West boat ramp. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.
Friday, October 16, 2015
Volunteer Day- Decorate Apple Festival Parade Float
Friday, Oct 16, 2015 9 AM to 2 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Volunteers will assist in decorating the float for the Apple Festival Parade in Ellijay. Any volunteers willing to ride the float on Saturday the 17th would be greatly appreciated. Please let park staff know what your willing to help with. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Hard Labor Creek Volunteer Saturday
Saturday, Oct 17, 2015 10 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Hard Labor Creek State Park holds many natural treasures that need our help to shine! Join parks staff as we enhance our park's beauty by clearing invasive species and restoring habitats for future generations of people and wildlife to enjoy. Meet at the Park Office/Trading Post. Please sign up in advance. 706-557-3001.
10th Annual Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct 17, 2015
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Enjoy the arrival of autumn at Vogel’s 10th Annual Fall Festival. There will be hay rides, a cake walk, concessions, square dancing and storytelling. Festivities begin at 12pm. Volunteers will assist with set-up and clean-up and the concessions. Fee for hay rides and $5 park pass fee applies. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Days
Sunday, Oct 18, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Come out and join us for fun and work! Projects may include clearing and maintaining trails, grounds cleaning and landscaping, painting, etc. Bring work gloves and a can do attitude! $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Monday, October 19, 2015
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Monday, Oct 19, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
High Falls Spooky Halloween Volunteers
Saturday, Oct 24, 2015 6 PM to 9:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Volunteers needed to help build campfire and pass out smores. 478-993-3053.
Sunday, November 1, 2015
Skidaway Narrows Clean Up
Sunday, Nov 1, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Help us to clean up the Skidaway Narrows and Butterbean Beach. Bring your own boat, kayak or canoe. Limited number of kayaks and canoes will be provided. Walking clean-up volunteers are also welcome. Please register before Oct. 31st. 912-598-2300.
Friday, November 6, 2015
Volunteer Day - Decorate Christmas Parade Float
Friday, Nov 6, 2015 9 AM to 2 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Volunteers will help decorate the Chatsworth Christmas Parade float. Any volunteers willing to ride the float in the parade on December 7th would be greatly appreciated. Please let a staff member know of your availability. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
After Event Cleanup
Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Help the rangers clean up after the various events. Lots of things to wash up and put away. Call to participate. 478-986-5172.
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Nov 14, 2015 9 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Come join the Friends of Don Carter State Park every second Saturday of the month to participate in a variety of volunteer projects. Meet at park's visitor center. 678-450-7726.
Winter's Coming Volunteer Day
Saturday, Nov 14, 2015 12:30 PM to 3 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
We'll be pruning the fruit trees and adding fertilizer, tearing down some beaver dams and cleaning out the Bluebird and Wood Duck nesting boxes in preparation for winter. 706-624-1321.
Volunteer Day / Heath Lake
Saturday, Nov 14, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Heath Lake. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Heath Lake parking lot 706-802-5087.
Sunday, November 15, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Days
Sunday, Nov 15, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Come out and join us for fun and work! Projects may include clearing and maintaining trails, grounds cleaning and landscaping, painting, etc. Bring work gloves and a can do attitude! $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Monday, November 16, 2015
Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
Monday, Nov 16, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Help Prepare Griswoldville Battlefield for the Commemoration
Tuesday, Nov 17, 2015 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Come help spruce up Griswoldville Battlefield in preparation for the Commemoration program: landscaping, mow, weedeat, pick up trash. Wear work clothes and shoes, bring gloves. Call to participate. 478-986-5172.
Saturday, December 12, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 9 AM
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Come join the Friends of Don Carter State Park every second Saturday of the month to participate in a variety of volunteer projects. Meet at park's visitor center. 678-450-7726.
Volunteer Day / Nature Trail
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 10 AM to 12 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Nature Trail. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Get Outdoors Georgia Volunteer Training
Saturday, Mar 5, 2016 9 AM to 12 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Make your mark on Smithgall Woods! Learn more about this special conservation area and what volunteer opportunities are available. Register by February 27th. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
 

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