BLM release – COOS BAY, Ore. — The Bureau of Land Management invites volunteers to help restore the North Spit of Coos Bay as part of a National Public Lands Day event, Saturday Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Volunteers will pull noxious weeds, collect native seed, and pick up litter along the roadway and in the dunes. Those interested in volunteering should meet near the end of Transpacific Lane on the North Spit. BLM employees will be onsite to greet and direct volunteers to the project location. Precautions associated with COVID-19 prevention will be in place. Projects will be designed with social distancing in mind, and there will be no tool sharing. Volunteers are welcome to bring their own tools. Per Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Oregon state guidance, volunteers must wear a face covering when social distancing cannot be maintained. olunteers should bring a face covering, water, sunscreen, hand sanitizer and wear appropriate clothing and footwear. If you are interested in volunteering, please RSVP to Eric Baxter at or 541-751-4437. Organized by the National Environmental Education Foundation, National Public Lands Day is the largest single-day volunteer public lands improvement event in the nation. Events are held the fourth Saturday in September every year and involve hundreds of thousands of volunteers nationwide who help clean up and restore public lands and recreation sites.