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Those who enjoy he trails throughout the community and want a unique way to show their appreciation for one of the areas unique amenities will have the opportunity to do so this weekend, but it will require getting a bit dirty and applying a bit of elbow grease. 

It’s the 28th annual Trails Day and Arbor Day event, which welcomes volunteers are to work on projects to improve the areas trails and urban forest this Saturday, April 15.

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According to the City of Folsom, the event welcomes individuals, families, co-workers, as well as school and service groups to give back to the community.

All registered volunteers receive a free lunch and commemorative t-shirt. Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian, according to the city’s website.

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Volunteers will meet at Econome Park at 1900 Parkway Drive in Folsom at 8:30am for check-in and to receive directions to their assigned project site.

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Volunteers will assist on one of three projects. Two of the projects include trail shoulder repair along the Oak Parkway Trail near Blue Ravine and along the trail behind the Raley’s retail center across the street from Econome Park. 

The third project involves removing tree cages from planted mitigation trees in the Duck Pond area of Humbug-Willow Creek Trail. Pre-registration is mandatory to help with the projects. Registration is open to those 12 and over. The work will take place between 8:30 am. And 12:00 p.m. Saturday.  For more information and to register visit the city’s event page by CLICKING HERE.   

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Bill Sullivan
Author: Bill Sullivan

Bill Sullivan has over 25 years of professional journalism and content creation experience in which he has earned 37 professional awards. He is the co-founder/publisher of Folsom Times an All Town Media LLC product.