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Prince William Forest Park
is hiring youths for summer

Applications will be accepted through May 3 for the Prince William Forest Park Youth Conservation Corp’s summer work team.

The team will work full time between June 16 and Aug. 10 on park resources, such as trails, historic buildings and landscape. Applicants must be 15 by June 18 but cannot turn 19 before Aug. 10.

For information or to apply, visit Applications may be faxed to 703-221-4322 or submitted to Prince William Forest Park, Attention YCC Coordinator, 18100 Park Headquarters Rd., Triangle, Va. 22172-1644.

Volunteers needed to clean up Occoquan River Saturday

The Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition and the Prince William County Parks and Recreation Department are working with several nonprofit organizations Saturday to clean up the Occoquan River.

The event is part of the Alice Ferguson Foundation’s 25th annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup.

Volunteers, including canoeists and kayakers, will clean the upper Occoquan River from Cedar Run/Broad Run to Lake Jackson and from below Lake Jackson Dam to Lake Ridge Marina and Hooes Run.

For information or to volunteer, call Ed Dandar at 703-791-6158, e-mail or visit

— Compiled by Sarah Lane


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