National Guard volunteers clean up Iowa’s parks


Guard the Environment volunteers. Photo by NDNG, Flickr.

On Sunday, 120 Iowa National Guard recruits will volunteer at Iowa parks. This is part of an annual volunteer effort called Guard the Environment.

The enlisted soldiers will remove the invasive species garlic mustard at Big Creek State Park, and they will lay gravel at Ledges State Park.

Read more about the National Guard’s efforts in the Iowa DNR press release here.