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Tours/Events

MLK Jr. Day: Wildlife Corridor Project at Harris Beach

100 Volunteer Projects for 100 Years! Celebrate Oregon State Parks Centennial and participate in the legacy of service that has sustained the state parks system for a century.

Event Information:

1/17/2022, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Harris Beach State Park in Brookings, OR

Service Activities: Harris Beach State Park is a splendid seascape for sightseers, and offers several trails and miles of sandy beaches and rocky outcroppings for both park visitors and wildlife explore! This Martin Luther King Jr. Day, volunteer alongside park rangers and help create a better wildlife corridor for deer, foxes, and other animals that live in and around the park. The primary task will be to clear out vegetation and limbs around a fence that surrounds the Harris Beach Campground, allowing rangers to cut out a barbed wire barrier. By accomplishing these tasks, volunteers will support wildlife to move freely and safely in the area.

Service and Site Description: Service will be on a gravel and natural surfaces which are uneven. Tools and equipment will be provided. Volunteers must be able to use simple hand tools, and have the ability to travel on uneven trail surfaces.

Age Restrictions: Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age to participate.

Volunteers must register in advance for this event. Registration for this event will close on 1/10/22.  Participation is limited to 20 total volunteers.