What to Expect

  • Wear long pants and closed toed shoes. Dress in layers.
  • Bring gloves and any picker-up gadgets you may have.
  • Trash bags are provided.
  • Coffee and various pastries from Publix will be available starting at 7:30 am. Bring your own Mug. We aim for as close to zero waste as possible.
  • When you arrive at the staging area, please park on the right side of Forest Road 305, leaving the left side for gathering.
  • Sign in upon arrival.
  • We hope to get the briefing started at 8:00 am. Deputy Humphries will give safety tips from a law enforcement perspective. Bennett Basden from the Forest Service will give hazard and safety information required for FS volunteers. We will try to be brief.
  • If you are not familiar with the Apalachicola National Forest, you will be paired with someone that has been a part of the clean-up before.
  • Bring a camera. We would like pictures of each group posed and in action for the website. Submit pictures to me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • The buffet line for lunch will open at 12:00 pm and remain open until 2:00 pm. Don’t panic if you need to finish cleaning up a spot before stopping. Your dedication is appreciated and we don’t plan to run out of food.  
  • Southern Comfort Food is the staple at this event. If you have dietary restrictions, please let Sharon know at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We will try to accommodate.

Thank you for taking time to read this! Let’s hope for a beautiful sunny day on Saturday.

Directions

Meeting Location

Rivers Rd
Apalachicola National Forest
Tallahassee, FL 32305

Directions

Take Capital Circle SE or SW to Crawfordville Rd  (Stop Light with Shell Gas Station and Burger King on Corners),  go South about 1.5 miles towards the coast until you see an abandoned gas station on the right side of the road (see below),  take a right on Rivers Rd and continue until you see the power lines and people.

 

Google Map Link

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