Cleanup Planned at East Lynn Lake

     East Lynn Lake and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host the annual lake cleanup April 28, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

      Volunteers are invited to assist Corps employees in cleanup efforts at the lake. Activities include debris and trash pickup in the East Fork Campground and along the lakeshore. Strong winds in March left behind a large amount of debris. Those wishing to volunteer should meet at the East Fork Day Use Area at 8 a.m. 

      Those who wish to pick up trash along the lake may use their personal boat and deposit collected trash at any boat ramp.  Volunteers for cleanup along the lake should meet at the Lakeside Day Use Area at 8 a.m. Garbage bags will be provided at the site. Volunteers who do not have access to a boat may pick up trash by walking along the shoreline at the dam, lakeside and East Fork areas. 

      Groups who plan on participating are encouraged to sign up prior to the event by calling 304-849-2355.   

      Volunteers should bring gloves and work shoes or boots. Lunch will be provided for all volunteers at the East Fork Campground from 11:30 a.m. to noon.

      For more information, write to G. Michael Smith, Resource Manager, East Lynn Lake, 683 Overlook Trail Road, East Lynn, WV 25512, call 304-849-2355, or stop by the lake office located at the dam.

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