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PistonsChick 03-01-2013 05:55 PM

11th Annual "Pick Up the Burn"
Saturday - September 28, 2013

Piston's Wild Motorsports is proud to be co-hosting the 11th Annual Pick Up the Burn in cooperation with the Pacific Cascade Region of the Department of Natural Resources.

This will be our seventh year in a row hosting this event and we have some very lofty goals to achieve. We are hoping to make this year's event "The Largest Volunteer Event on record for National Public Lands Day in Washington State". To achieve that goal - we are going to need everyone's help. Please join us for whatever time you have available - two hours or all day - your participation at this event is crucial to the success of the Yacolt Burn ORV Recreation Area.


Please meet at the Jones Creek Trailhead (directions below) on Saturday from 8:00am - 9:00am to sign up, choose your task and get any supplies you may need.

To start the day off right -- Woody's 4x4 will be providing "Krispy Kreme" donuts for your breakfast.

After a long hard days work of cleaning up the forest please join us from 2:00pm - 4:00pm back at the Jones Creek Trailhead where Dirt Church ATV Club , Jones Creek Trail Riders and the Pacific Northwest 4-Wheel Drive Association have provided the funding for an appreciation lunch for all volunteers. Members of Piston's Wild Motorsports will be serving.

Special thanks go out to Waste Connections for donating dumpsters for all of the garbage as well as taking care of of the disposal costs.

We would also like to thank the local Les Schwab Tire Centers for handling the logistics for receiving and recycling the tires that have been dumped in the forest.

Contact Nick Cronquist (DNR) at (360) 575-5016 if you have any general questions about this event.

Please contact Crystal Crowder (Piston's Wild) at (360) 606-1648 if you have any questions about the 4x4 community's participation in this event.

Driving Directions to the Jones Creek Trailhead:

- From either northbound or southbound I-5, take I-205 exit towards Vancouver, WA.
- Use Hwy 500 East (Exit 30-Orchards Exit).
- Go east on Hwy 500 to Fourth Plain (1st light) and turn right continuing on Hwy 500 East (Camas).
- Go 6.3 miles, turn left on 53rd St.
- Go 3.2 miles, turn left on Ireland Rd.
- Go .3 miles turn left on Lessard Rd.
- Continue on Lessard Road for 4 miles and follow signs to Jones Creek ORV.

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PistonsChick 09-27-2013 06:03 PM

Pick Up the Burn - CANCELLED!
Pick Up the Burn has been CANCELLED for safety concerns due to predicted heavy rains combined with high wind warnings! Please help spread the word. Thank you!

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