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Big Creek volunteer opportunity/meeting Sept. 12

  • 9/7/2017 8:18:00 AM
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DES MOINES -- Big Creek State Park will host a volunteer event and informational meeting Tuesday, Sept. 12.

Volunteers are needed to help harvest prairie seed from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Hot dogs and drinks will be provided after the activity and those planning to help are asked to meet at beach shelter #1 and RSVP at

A review of the 2017 Big Creek season will be presented from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at beach shelter #1. The presentation will include park operations and usage information, and updates on the following construction projects:  restroom replacement at Gannet and West boat ramps, fish cleaning station replacement, repairs to Neal Smith Trail and gate repairs on the dam.