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Invasive Removal @ Rock Creek Nature Center

August 20, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

Join Rock Creek Conservancy and the National Park Service to celebrate the National Park Service Centennial with an invasive plant removal event at the Rock Creek Park Nature Center.

Event Activity: Volunteers will remove invasive Japanese Stiltgrass. The main technique for removing the grass will be hand pulling. This is a kid-friendly event. Students can earn SSL hours, but please bring needed forms.

When: Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am


Location: Volunteers will meet at the Rock Creek Park Nature Center at 5200 Glover Rd NW, Washington, DC 20015. Parking is available in the lot. The group will meet near the picnic benches in the middle of the lot.

What to Wear: Please dress appropriately for the weather. Wear sturdy boots or sneakers, no sandals. We recommend long pants and sleeves to prevent contact with poison ivy.

What to Bring: Bring water. Tools and gloves will be provided. Feel free to bring your own tools and gloves if you have them.

Leader Contact: John Maleri, jmaleri@rockcreekconservancy.org

Weather/Cancellation Policy: If it is raining on the morning of the event, it will be cancelled. All signups will be updated.

To register, please visit: http://publicevents.force.com/Public_Event_Signup_Page?cid=701700000015phG

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August 20, 2016
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Rock Creek Nature Center
5200 Glover Rd NW
Washington, DC 20015 United States
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