NameFort Massachusetts, West Ship Island part of Gulf Islands National Seashore, Mississippi District
City, StateOcean Springs, MS


Meeting placeVolunteers will meet at the William M. Colmer visitor center in Ocean Springs at 7:30 a.m. Park Ranger and volunteers will carpool to catch the Ship Island Ferry to West Ship Island. Volunteers will bring their own lunch or purchase their own lunch on the island. Water will be provided.
Meeting time7:30 AM
Planned ActivitiesVolunteers will assist park rangers in cleaning the fort: sweeping, dusting, pulling weeds, etc. to ready the fort for opening for the season. Limit volunteer numbers to: 12
Planned Low-Impact Activities
Other Activities
Bring tools?No, all tools and supplies will be provided.
Food providedYes - drinks (water, soda, sports drink)


NameSusan Blair
Preregistration Required?No

ALTERNATE DATE (If Applicable)

Rain dateCancel
Alternate date
Please note: A limited number of volunteers (only 12) will be assigned to this Park Day event. Volunteers will need to call Susan Blair at 228-230-4106 no later than March 16 to be placed on the volunteer list. First-come, first served.

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