US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

Army Corps to host annual Take Pride in Blue Marsh Day

USACE Philadelphia District
Published April 2, 2019
More than three hundred volunteers participated in the 35th annual Take Pride in Blue Marsh Day on April 16, 2016.  Volunteers work on a variety of projects, including litter clean-up, nature trail maintenance, guiderail construction, bridge construction and tree planting.

Blue Marsh Lake, located near Reading, Pa., will be holding its 38th annual “Take Pride in Blue Marsh” volunteer work program on April 27, 2019. Various projects for the day include: litter pickup, seedling planting, trail work, wildlife habitat improvement, table painting, trail improvements, landscaping and other projects. Friends, family and organizations are invited to join the Blue Marsh Lake staff for a day in the great outdoors.

Blue Marsh Lake, located near Reading, Pa., will be holding its 38th annual “Take Pride in Blue Marsh” volunteer work program on April 27, 2019. Various projects for the day include: litter pickup, seedling planting, trail work, wildlife habitat improvement, table painting, trail improvements, landscaping and other projects. Friends, family and organizations are invited to join the Blue Marsh Lake staff for a day in the great outdoors.   

Groups that would like to participate should attend an organizational meeting on April 10th at 7 p.m. so the Blue Marsh Lake staff can accommodate any group needs. This meeting will be held in the Conference Center at the project office complex.

Individuals and groups interested in picking up litter or planting seedlings should meet at the Visitor Center area at 9 a.m. on April 27. 

A cookout will be held for the volunteers at noon with donations from various local businesses. It is anticipated that more than 400 volunteers will participate in this year’s program.

For additional information on getting involved with these work projects, please contact the Park Office at 610 376-6337 and ask for Ranger Piscanio or Freiwald. 


Contact
Scott Sunderland
610 376-6337
Scott.D.Sunderland@usace.army.mil

Release no. 19-005