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Antietam National Battlefield seeks volunteers on Sept. 24

September 07, 2011

SHARPSBURG — Volunteers are needed at Antietam National Battlefield on Saturday, Sept. 24, as part of National Public Lands Day.

 Registration is from 8:30 to 9 a.m. at the Antietam National Battlefield Visitor's Center, 5831 Dunker Church Road, Sharpsburg; work projects are from 9 a.m. to noon.

Volunteers are needed at the battlefield to plant wildflower plugs in restoration areas, and build and restore hiking trails throughout the park.

For more information, contact Debbie Cohen at Debbie_Cohen@nps.gov regarding wildflower planting, and Andrew Landsman at Andrew_Landsman@nps.gov regarding trail restoration. Both Cohen and Landsman can be reached at 301-432-2243.

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