Rock Creek Conservancy - 2018 Post-MLK Weekend of Service - Invasive Removal - Melvin Hazen - Jan. 20th, 2018



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One-time only


2801 Quebec St
Washington, DC
United States


Join Rock Creek Conservancy, and the National Park Service as we celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend of Service. This special invasive plant removal event is for anyone who could not make it to one of our scheduled MLK Weekend events!


Volunteer Activity: Volunteers will help remove invasive plants from the trees and the ground in the eastern section of Melvin Hazen Park, a section of Rock Creek Park.


When: Saturday, January 20. 2018 from 10:00 AM -12:00 PM.


Where: Volunteers will meet at the end of Quebec Street NW, at approximately 2801 Quebec St, where a social trail begins. There is limited street parking, so volunteers are encouraged to carpool or use public transportation. This site is Metro accessible through the Cleveland Park Metro Stop.


What to Wear: Please dress appropriately for the weather. Layers and a hat to prevent exposure to the cold is recommended. 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. Students can earn SSL hours, but please bring needed forms.


Leader Contact Information: Rena Subotnik,


Weather/Cancellation Policy: If it is raining or snow on the ground, it will be canceled. All cancellations will be updated and announced on the event calendar listing. Please check back if you are unsure.

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International Volunteers

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