Come out and participate in the MLK Weekend of Service to remember and celebrate the great achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Join Rock Creek Conservancy to work in Glover Archbold Park of Rock Creek. Volunteers will remove English ivy from the trees, pick up litter from the woods, and clear the two meadows from invasive plant species. We encourage volunteers of all ages to participate, but you must be 16+ to use tools.
Date: Saturday, January 18th, 10:00-1:00 pm
Location: We will meet in Glover- Archbold Park on the AGP trail ½ way between Cathedral and Mass Avenues. The trailheads are located on: 1) Cathedral Ave. 100 yards downhill (east) from New Mexico Ave 2) Massachusetts Ave. 100 yards north of intersection at Macomb St.
What to Wear: Please dress for the weather by wearing long pants and a long sleeve shirt. Dressing in layers is the best option. Wear sturdy boots or sneakers, no sandals.
What to Bring: Bring water. If you have your own gloves and tools, please bring them. If not, bags, gloves, and tools will be provided. Feel to bring your own sunscreen and bug spray. Students can earn SSL hours, please bring needed forms.
Please remember that you can't cut English ivy in the park on your own. You must have a National Park Service permit or be part of a volunteer group working with Park Service permission. Let us know if you would like information about how to obtain a permit.