State parks provide volunteers opportunity

Published 6:42 am Thursday, September 8, 2016

Throughout September, Virginia State Parks is offering volunteer opportunities in conjunction with national events to promote stewardship and volunteerism.

Groups and individuals are invited to help beautify parks, maintain trails, clear shoreline debris and participate in other activities. Stewardship Virginia is a semi-annual statewide initiative to help citizens with projects that enhance and conserve Virginia’s natural and cultural resources.

Fall Stewardship Virginia, through Oct. 31, is coordinated by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.

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Day to Serve is a regional collaboration of the governors of Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland and the mayor of the District of Columbia.

To find a volunteer opportunity, visit Some events require advance registration.