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National Public Lands Day
September 23, 2023 @ 9:30 amFree
A celebration of National Public Lands Day will be held 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Vesper Meadow Restoration Preserve and some sites in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.
We will meet at Rite Aid in Ashland at 9 a.m. and carpool up to the event site.
The day kicks off with multiple land stewardship opportunities, including native seed collection, fence removal, and creek habitat restoration, held from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Vesper Meadow Restoration Preserve and adjacent U.S. Bureau of Land Management sites. An afternoon celebration with a barbecue, live music, and raffle prizes will follow from 2 to 4 p.m.
The free event is limited to 120 participants and requires registration. Visit www.vespermeadow.org to register as a volunteer.
The event will be put on by the Vesper Meadow Education Program, Friends of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, Project Beaver, and Medford’s Public Lands store.