September is Public Lands Month and in celebration, BHA members across North America will be participating in our Public Land Pack Out, a chapter-to-chapter competition aimed at ridding our shared lands and waters of more than 1,000 bags of garbage.
For this event, Pennsylvania Chapter members and friends will meet September 13th at 3 p.m. along Kline Road in State Game Lands 83 - see Google Maps link and map below.
We will meet at the gravel parking area on PGC property and hike in about ½ mile to the cleanup area where we will be removing flood debris from the Otter Creek Glen. There is a large amount of debris to clean up.
Please bring a mask, boots, gloves, a backpack, hunters orange and your favorite BHA hat. Long pant are recommended. Trash bags will be provided.
Please RSVP below so we know how many folks to expect.
Even if you cannot attend this or another Public Land Pack Out Event, you can still support this effort. Our friends at First Lite have generously offered to donate $5 to BHA for every bag of trash packed out, up to $5,000 during the month of September. First Lite also will be giving away 20 gift cards valued at $100 each to the top 20 public land trash packers. Additionally, 10 gift cards will be given away throughout the month to those who share a photo of the Public Land Pack Out on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #publiclandpackout and #publiclandowner
Grab some garbage bags and help us leave your public lands a little better than you found them, then post your results for a chance to win.
Here’s how you can participate: