News Release 081

Volunteer Work Day planned April 2 at Crowder State Park

Volume 39-081 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., MARCH 28, 2011 -- Have you ever wanted to volunteer at a state park? Do you enjoy talking with and meeting new people? Would you like to improve the park for all visitors? April is National Volunteer Month and you have the chance to learn about volunteer opportunities on April 2 at Crowder State Park near Trenton. This Volunteer Work Day and Orientation will begin at 9 a.m. in the Recreation Hall at Camp Grand River within the park and is open to the public.

Staff will discuss special events that will be held at Crowder State Park that volunteers are invited to assist with throughout the year. There will also be a discussion about volunteer paperwork. After the orientation, participants will break into small groups to work on various projects throughout the park.

Crowder State Park is located west of Trenton off Highway 6. For more information about the event, call the park at 660-359-6473 or the Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For information about state parks and historic sites, visit