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Wed Sep 19 11:29:00 MDT 2012

Montana State Parks News

(Ulm, MT) – Montana State Parks ( announced today:

What: Park cleanup activities at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park to mark National Public Lands Day.

When: Saturday, September 29, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Where: First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park, 3.5 miles north of Ulm from I-15, Exit 270.

Who: Volunteers and Montana State Park Rangers.

Come celebrate National Public Lands Day by making a difference in one specific area of First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park where litter tends to collect.

This project will encourage healthier use of this area of the park, and make it more hospitable to wildlife. There is plenty to do--this is a great opportunity for groups and individuals. Service groups and Boy and Girl Scout troops are welcome!

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park will provide all supplies and snacks. Volunteers should bring water and wear comfortable gym shoes or hiking boots. Please let us know if you plan to attend. We hope to see you there!

For more information, and to register for the event, call 406-866-2217, or email

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park is one of the largest buffalo jumps in the world. The visitor center and interpretive trails tell the story of the people, the animals and the landscape of the buffalo culture. In the 2011 summer season (May—August) more than 10,000 people visited this state park.

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