National Trails Day and Clean the Chesapeake Bay Day Held June 6, 2015

The 2015 versions of National Trails Day and Clean the Bay Day will both be held on June 6.

National Trails Day is sponsored by the American Hiking Society; more information about that event is available online at http://www.nationaltrailsday.org/.

Clean the Bay Day is organized by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation; more information about that event is available online at http://www.cbf.org/events/clean-the-bay-day.

Along with many other organizations, agencies, and individuals, Virginia State Parks is organizing several activities around both events. Following are the hyperlinked headline and an excerpt from the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation’s news release on the activities planned for June 6:

Celebrate National Trails Day and Clean the Bay Day in a Virginia State Park, June 6, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation News Release, 5/29/15.
Excerpt: “With more than 500 miles of trails, there’s no better place in Virginia to celebrate National Trails Day on June 6 than Virginia State Parks. Whether hiking, biking, paddling or horseback riding, all state parks will offer special events or activities geared towards trails. State parks in the Chesapeake Bay watershed will also mark the 27th annual Clean the Bay Day with special activities. …State parks will also offer opportunities to help maintain trails and improve the water quality of the Chesapeake Bay. … Read the details of these…programs here: http://bit.ly/2015NTD.  Some activities require advance registration.”

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One place where a hiking trail, a Virginia State Park, and the Chesapeake Bay all come together: the Coastal Virginia Wildlife Observatory in Kiptopeke State Park, Northampton County, Va. (shown here in October 2007).

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