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News.bytes Extra, issue 551

National Public Lands Day at Cosumnes

volunteers clear excess branches from a roadside
Volunteers improve access by trimming back branches along a roadway.

About 50 volunteers did maintenance projects Saturday at the Cosumnes River Preserve National Public Lands Day event, which took place on Sept. 8.

Volunteers  did a variety of work to improve habitat and maintain trail and road access. They took down trees and brush to clear access for trails and roads and pulled fence posts. 

volunteers gather for work assignments
Volunteers gather for their assignments.

tools ready for use
Tools loaded up and ready for use.

trimming tree branches
Volunteers trim tree branches.

afterwards, pizza
Afterwards, pizza for the volunteers.

-  Amber Veselka, Recreation Supervisor, Sacramento County Regional Parks (September 2012)

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