Pickwick Park seeks volunteers on National Public Lands Day

Pickwick Landing State Park is offering the opportunity to be a part of the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands – National Public Lands Day.
On Saturday, Sept. 28, volunteers are asked to gather at the park office by 8 a.m. for three hours of working together to remove invasive species of plants such as Chinese privet and Bradford pear.
The invasive plants need to be cleared out as part of site preparation to plant pollinator-friendly plants on the park in the spring. Pickwick Park has been chosen to participate in a partnership with the Tennessee Department of Transportation, which is funding the spring plantings.
Volunteers should wear work clothes and closed-toe shoes and bring plenty of drinking water. The park has a limited supply of work gloves for volunteers.
The park asks that volunteers pre-register online at https://bit.ly/2MJMT6P, but it’s not required. Anyone with questions can contact the park office at 731-689-3129.


  1. Dan on September 26, 2019 at 7:33 am

    Pickwick is nothing like it was back in the 70’s and 80’s it was a place worth going to, now it’s gotten ugly and the really not worth traveling to …Shiloh national park is better

  2. Larry Michael Pena on September 29, 2019 at 2:25 pm

    Pickwick has always been a beautiful place it’s up to us to keep it that way. The wildlife is thriving and the lake is awesome. Put it to you like this. It’s a simple life and laid back people. #blessed to be here.

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