Volunteers Needed For Fontana Lake Clean Up. Volunteers are needed Friday, November 3, 2023 through Sunday, November 5, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gear, boats, and lunch will be provided. Volunteers can meet at either of the following locations:
- Fontana Village Marina 40 Fontana Dam Rd. Fontana Dam, NC 28733
- Fontana Lake Estates
Fontana Lake Estates Marina Rd. Bryson City, NC 28713
The effort will be led by Brandon Jones, Harbor Master at the Fontana Village Marina. This event will be one of the most extensive cleanups on national park lands. Jones won the 2023 Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award as the Public Lands Conservationist of the Year.
Past efforts have removed more than 200,000 pounds of garbage from the lake and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park shoreline. Fontana Lake has approximately 240 of shore line.
Participants must register for the event by contacting Brandon Jones, Fontana Village Harbor Master (828-498-2017; brandon.jones@FontanaVillage.com).
Source – GSMNP