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April 16, 2011 at 3:11 PM

Be a part of National Park Week by volunteering some help time

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The North Cascades National Park Complex invites people to celebrate National Park Week by getting outside, being active, and helping to care for your park.

On Tuesday, April 19 there will be a Litter Pick-Up Day along the North Cascades Highway (State Route 20). Meet at the Wilderness Information Center in Marblemount at 8:30 a.m. or call park headquarters at 360-854-7301 to join the carpool from Sedro-Woolley that meets at 7:30 a.m. at the Park and Forest Information Center. Please bring water, lunch, and a pair of work gloves.

Then on Thursday, April 21 there is the Newhalem Creek Campground Work Day. Help prepare the Newhalem Creek Campground for the busy season ahead. Landscape with native plants, maintain campsites, and improve trails. Meet at the Newhalem Creek Campground at 9 a.m. or call park headquarters at 360-854-7301 to join the carpool from Sedro-Woolley that meets at 7:30 a.m. at the Park and Forest Information Center. Please bring water, lunch, and a pair of work gloves.

For more details visit the North Cascades National Park website or call 360-854-7302.

(Photo by Steve Ringman, Seattle Times staff photographer)

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