April 16, 2019

Contact: Amy Poos

Keep Baker Beautiful Day needs volunteers at Sam A. Baker State Park April 27

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, APRIL 16, 2019 – Spend the day outdoors and help one of Missouri's most scenic state parks by volunteering at the 27th annual "Keep Baker Beautiful Day" from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 27 at Sam A. Baker State Park.

This special event celebrating Earth Day and Missouri Beautification Month will enlist the help of volunteers to get the park in shape for the upcoming season. There will be tasks available for all ages. Mulching, gardening and litter patrol are just a few of the projects planned for the day. After the work, volunteers will receive a free picnic lunch. 

Bring a pair of work gloves and drinking water, wear closed-toe shoes and join the fun.              

Contact the park by April 25 to register. In case of severe or inclement weather, the event will be cancelled.  Meet at Shelter #1 behind the store at 8:30 a.m. to get your project assignments.

Sam A. Baker State Park is located in southeast Missouri, 4 miles north of Patterson on Highway 143 in Wayne County. For more information about the event and to register, contact the park office at 573-856-4411.

For more information about Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit the web at Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.