On National Public Lands Day, Saturday September 28, 2019 Friends of DuPont Forest will host the 2nd annual DuPont Forest Festival, an event celebrating the adventure, wildness, and beauty of DuPont State Recreational Forest.

“We are so excited about year two of the Festival and we are in the process of planning hands-on activities for kids and adults to learn more about the history and wildlife of DuPont while sharing information about how we can best conserve and protect the Forest we love,”  says Sara Landry, executive director of Friends of DuPont Forest.

Friends of DuPont Forest is now accepting proposals for Forest Festival activities. The organization invites members of the community to share their outdoor knowledge and lead a demonstration, tour, or lecture. To put your name in the hat, visit www.dupontforest.com. The deadline to submit your proposal is April  16th, 2018.

Possible activities include:

  • Science Experiments
  • Wildlife Hike
  • Tree Identification Hike
  • Fly Fishing Demonstration
  • Multi-use trails education
  • Yoga
  • History tour
  • Mountain Bike Tours

For questions about the proposal process and / or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Sara Landry at 828.713.2368 or saralandry@dupontforest.com.