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    Canyonlands Field Institute event: USFS service project at Oowah Lake planned for July 11

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    Escape the summer heat and give back to Moab’s public lands. Join Canyonlands Field Institute Saturday, July 11, for a day of volunteer service at Oowah Lake Campground in the La Sal Mountains.

    Volunteers participate in a CFI service project. Courtesy photo

    A U.S. Forest Service ranger will lead volunteers with campsite, trail and picnic table cleaning and maintenance. They will also provide all necessary tools.
    CFI will provide a picnic lunch and transportation from town. Due to the need to physically distance, the organization is capping this year’s program to eight volunteers. “Please bring your own PPE to use while riding in our vehicles or in close proximity to others. Furthermore, all participants will be asked to fill out a pre-program COVID-19 screening questionnaire,” said a statement from CFI.
    This day is open to volunteers of all ages, and is an excellent chance for folks to spend time together away from the crowds in town. Each service hour earned through CFI can be applied as a $15 credit toward any of CFI’s outdoor education programs for up to 40% of the trip cost.

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