Volunteer-Litter Pickup at Blackwater Wildlife Refuge
Looking for a rewarding way to give back? Join U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service staff in protecting wildlife and habitats by participating in a litter pick-up along refuge roadsides on National Public Lands Day, Saturday, September 24, 2022. The event takes place from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Volunteers are encouraged to wear boots, long pants, and clothes that can get dirty. Trash bags, gloves, safety vests, and water will be provided. Registration is required. Please contact Michele Whitbeck at 410-221-8157 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register.
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, protects over 32,000 acres of rich tidal marsh, mixed hardwood and pine forest, managed freshwater wetlands and cropland for a diversity of wildlife. To learn more, visit our website at www.fws.gov/refuge/blackwater or @BlackwaterNWR. The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. We are both a leader and trusted partner in fish and wildlife conservation, known for our scientific excellence, stewardship of lands and natural resources, dedicated professionals and commitment to public service. For more information on our work and the people who make it happen, visit http://www.fws/gov.