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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Central California District
 
Release Date: 09/14/11
Contacts: David Christy , 916-941-3146  
News Release No. CA-CC-11-81

Alabama Hills Community Spirit Day Planned


The Alabama Hills Film Festival and the Bureau of Land Management’s Bishop Field Office will sponsor a cleanup of the Alabama Hills on Saturday, Sept. 24. The event will prepare the area for the Lone Pine Film Festival on Oct. 8 - 10. 

This event coincides with National Public Lands Day.

Participants should meet at 8 a.m. at the Lone Pine McDonalds for a volunteer orientation breakfast courtesy of McDonalds or at Movie Road and Whitney Portal Road at 9 a.m. Please bring gloves, hat and sunscreen. BLM will provide tools and trash bags. Refreshments will be provided. For further information, contact Chris Langley, Inyo County film commissioner, at (760) 937-1189 or Richard Williams, BLM recreation planner, at (760) 872-5033.

National Public Lands Day is the largest annual coast-to-coast, single-day volunteer restoration effort for America's public lands. The purpose of this event is to improve the recreational facilities, preserve the biological and heritage resources, and foster public involvement in the stewardship of public lands.




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Last updated: 09-14-2011