For Immediate Release
Contact: Marie Fong
775.813.3629 or 775.785.4512 x104
Reno, Nev. Dec. 5, 2019. Washoe County Regional Parks & Open Space, the Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) have harvested approximately 50 trees from Galena Creek Regional Park and will distribute them to Washoe County foster and adoptive families as well as Nevada National Guard families, along with a Park Ranger-hosted dinner, and a special visit from Smokey Bear.
Cutting and distributing these trees not only helps local families, but is a part of the Parks Fuels Reduction project.
The table is set and Parks staff is ready to welcome families from across our community:
Washoe County Parks Christmas Tree Event Media Availability:
- WHAT: Washoe County Parks Christmas Tree distribution for local foster and Nevada National Guard families.
- WHEN: Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 from 4-7 p.m. Media can meet at the Main House at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park.
- WHERE: Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, Main House, 1595 N Sierra St, Reno, NV 89503.
- CONTACT: Please contact Park Ranger Marie Fong, 775-813-3629.
Washoe County aims to provide exceptional parks and open space, and recreational opportunities while preserving our natural, historical and cultural resources. For more information, visit www.washoecountyparks.com.