Rock Creek Conservancy - 2018 MLK Event - Hearst Rec Center English Ivy Removal - Jan. 15th, 2018



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One-time only


3601 Quebec Street Northwest
Washington, DC
United States


Join Rock Creek Conservancy, the National Park Service, and DC Parks and Rec Department as we celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend of Service. Volunteers will be out at multiple sites from Saturday, January 13th to Monday, January 15th. Tools, gloves, bags and training will be provided at each site and SSL hours can be earned.

Volunteer Activity: Volunteers will help remove invasive English Ivy from trees at Hearst Rec Center.

When: Monday, January 15th from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

Where: Volunteer will meet near the intersection of Quebec St NW and Idaho St NW at the corner of the park. Street parking is available and the Cleveland Park Metro stop is about a 20-minute walk away.

What to Wear: Please dress appropriately for the weather. It may be chilly so dress warmly and in layers. Wear sturdy boots or sneakers, no sandals.

What to Bring: Bring water. Tools and gloves will be provided. Feel free to bring your own tools and gloves if you have them. Students can earn SSL hours, but please bring needed forms.

Leader Contact Information: John Maleri,

Weather/Cancellation Policy: If it is raining or snow is on the ground, or DC submits a weather advisory, the event will be canceled. All cancellations will be updated and announced on the event calendar listing and on relevant social media channels. Please check back if you are unsure.

We welcome



International Volunteers

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