MS: Volunteer group helping at Clarkco State Park

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CLARKE COUNTY, Miss. — A group of young adults from different parts of the country are in our area giving people an easier way to experience the beauty of the Mississippi forests.

The team is a part of the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC). Their name is Bayou 6, and they are helping maintain cabins and trails at Clarkco State Park.

“These volunteers have came in, helping us to do projects that otherwise probably wouldn’t even have gotten done,” says Tony Fleming, the park manager for Clarkco State Park. “It’s a lot of man-hours and manpower that it’s taken to do that but these kids have come in here doing this and it’s just been great for us to have them here, to help us here at Clarkco.”

Read the full story from News Center ABC 11.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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