Allegany State Park and Friends of Allegany State Park hosted National Public Lands Day, Sept. 28. Approximately 65 volunteers and park staff took part in the event held annually on the fourth Saturday in September. Volunteers were assigned to designated work sites around the Quaker area. Projects included removing invasive species from the Science Lake area, installation of several new bluebird houses near Cain Hollow, cleaning up the Butterfly/Hummingbird Garden at the Quaker Store, removing sod and leaf debris from the tennis courts and general trash pickup. Trail stewards did bridge work on Bear Springs Trail.