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Release Date: 04/23/14
Contacts: Greg Wolfgang, BLM Outdoor Recreation Planner, (970) 876-9068    
  Greg Noss, High Country Four Wheelers, (970) 366-2237    

Volunteers needed for annual Hubbard Mesa clean-up

SILT, Colo. – Volunteers are needed April 26 for the annual community clean-up at the Hubbard Mesa and Fravert Reservoir area north of Rifle, Colo.
High Country Four Wheelers, White River Trail Runners, the Bureau of Land Management, Redi Services, MRI and a variety of other local businesses and off-highway vehicle groups are sponsoring the clean-up of the popular off-highway vehicle area.
Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. at the Hubbard Mesa Trailhead. To reach the trailhead, travel north from Rifle on Fravert Reservoir Road for 1.5 miles. Keep right on County Road 290 for another mile to the parking lot. 
Volunteers should come dressed in long pants, sturdy work shoes and leather gloves and bring rakes and shovels if possible. Lunch will be provided by High Country Four Wheelers. The clean-up should be completed by 3 p.m.
For more information, call Greg Noss, (970) 366-2237 or Dan Alvis, (970) 309-5368.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

Last updated: 04-23-2014