Volunteers needed for Tie City Campground maintenance on Saturday, October 23

Published: Oct. 20, 2021 at 11:42 PM CDT
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LARAMIE, Wyo. (Release) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, in partnership with Common Outdoor Ground (COG), is seeking volunteers on Saturday, October 23 to assist in maintenance of the Tie City Campground in the Pole Mountain area of the Medicine Bow National Forest.

The Tie City Campground has become a high-use recreation area for a wide variety of recreationists seeking designated campground amenities in the Pole Mountain area. This year, a variety of general maintenance tasks are required, including picnic table and site marker painting. Volunteers are being asked to assist with the effort.

COG is organizing the event, which will take place from 12:00-4:00 p.m. on October 23. Interested individuals or groups are being asked to RSVP using the online registration. Volunteers should meet at the Tie City Campground, located east of Laramie, Wyo. in the Pole Mountain Area on Highway 210. For directions from Laramie, visit the Tie City Campground recreation page.

Following a safety briefing, multiple work groups will be organized for a variety of tasks. Late lunch will be provided by Common Outdoor Ground. Volunteers should bring work gloves and appropriate footwear, clothing, sunscreen, additional layers, etc. Forest Services staff will provide paint, scrapers, and brushes.

Contact COG with questions via email, or on Facebook,

COG is a community organization providing volunteer support for sustainability of outdoor spaces in southeast Wyoming. This is the fourth year that Common Outdoor Ground has assisted the Laramie Ranger District under a signed agreement. The agreement facilitates coordination of volunteers and resources for multiple workdays throughout the year, as well as some longer-term projects such as the campsite inventory effort that the Forest Service will host this fall and winter. Campsite inventory registration information will be shared with the Forest Service in coming weeks.

More information can also be found on our website or social media channels: @FS_MBRTB on Twitter or @FSMBRTB on Facebook.

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