Volunteer Opportunity: National Trails Day

Information from Lynne Staub, Volunteer Services Coordinator, DE Division of Fish and Wildlife

National Trail Day Projects at the Nanticoke Wildlife Area!
Saturday, June 2        9 a.m. – 12 noon

Location: Nanticoke Wildlife Area, Phillips Landing Landing Rd. Laurel, DE 19956   Directions                    

Event Description: Join in with thousands of volunteers across the country and celebrate our trails by participating in a National Trails Day project at the Nanticoke Wildlife Area! Initiated by the American Hiking Society, this national event is geared toward the maintenance and enjoyment of trails. The Nanticoke Wildlife Area will be leading NTD projects at Phillips Landing. Projects include trail clearing/cleaning, painting gates, and debris clean-up around Phillips Landing.

Age Requirement: This event is open to volunteers of all ages and is a great family activity! Youth under the age of 18 must provide a parental consent form. Youth under the age of 14 must also be accompanied by an adult.

What to Bring: Volunteers should wear close-toed shoes and long pants. Work gloves, hand tools (loppers, pruners, hand saws), painting materials, and water will be provided but volunteers are welcome to bring their own.

Contact: For more information or to volunteer, contact Lynne Staub at 302-735-3609 or lynne.staub@state.de.us.