Jacksonport State Park

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Park Day Volunteer Opportunity

Park Day @ Jacksonport State Park

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Saturday, April 21, 2018
8:45 - 9:00 a.m.
205 Avenue Street
Newport, AR 72112

Join this site as a volunteer on Park Day 2018, the American Battlefield Trust’s annual hands-on event to help battlefields and historic sites take on maintenance projects large and small. Share your photos and experiences on social media with #ParkDay2018 to highlight the battlefield preservation community. Learn more at Battlefields.org/parkday.


Meeting place: Visitor Center at Jacksonport State Park

Meeting time: 8:45 - 9:00 a.m.

Planned Activities: Trash Removal, Trail MainenanceOther

Planned Low-Impact Activities: trash pick up outdoors, helping prepare a noon meal, perhaps pulling weeds and cleaning up flower beds.

Bring Tools & Supplies: No

History or Educational Programs: One history program & one natural resource educational program

Food provided: Yes, a meal will be provided

In the Event of Inclement Weather: Cancel

Please note: Try to arrive before 9:00 a.m. so that we can send work crews out at the same time. Hot dogs, chips, soft drinks and cookies will be served at approx. 11:00 a.m. and drinking water will be provided.


Vicky  Schoeneweis

(870) 523-2143