One way you can help out wildlife is by volunteering and Indiana State Parks are celebrating “National Volunteer Week” next week.
It runs from April 23rd through the 29th. Hoosiers can celebrate too by donating their time at a state park in their area.
Information about volunteer events and opportunities at specific properties is available at stateparks.IN.gov/2443/htm or by calling the office at those properties. Examples of volunteer opportunities are:
-Versailles State Park, April 23, 1-3 P.M. : Park trash pick-up day. For more information, call (812) 689-6424.
Falls of the Ohio State Park, April 23, 9 A.M. : Help clean up the waterfront. For more information and to register, call (812) 280-9970.
-Pokagon State Park, April 23, 2 P.M. : Woodland Window Clean-Up. For more information, call (260) 833-2012.
-Whitewater Memorial State Park, April 29, 10 A.M.- 1 P.M. Help stain the bridge over the spillway. For more information, call (765) 647-2657.
-Shakamak State Park, April 29th 11 A.M. Clean up park day. For more information call (812) 665-2158.
-Oubache State Park, April 29, 9:30 A.M.-3 P.M. : Learn to identify invasive plants and then help remove them. For more information, call (260) 824-0926.
-Potato Creek State Park, April 29, 9:30 A.M. Help remove non-native plants. For more information, call (574) 656-8186 ext. 250.