Corps volunteer Dave Beach plants native Oregon grape at Cottage Grove Lake in the Willamette Valley. Volunteers are critical to Corps recreation programs, where they greet guests, help control invasive plants and help out in many ways.
Taken: 07.03.2013 | Photo by Diana Fredlund
PORTLAND, ORE. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites volunteers to roll up their sleeves and devote Sept. 24 to planting trees and shrubs and improving parks at Cottage Grove Reservoir, near Cottage Grove, Oregon. The event supports National Public Lands Day--the nation’s largest annual, single-day volunteer restoration effort for America’s public lands. Groups such as scouts, youth groups and civic clubs are encouraged to participate in the Cottage Grove Reservoir event, but individuals and families are also welcome. For their efforts, volunteers are invited to stay in the Pine Meadows Campground at no charge, either the night before or the night of the event. “We thought it would be nice to give volunteers a...
09.09.2016 | PORTLAND, OR, US | Story by Michelle Helms