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2016 MLK Weekend of Service Event - Piney Branch Invasive Event - 1.18.2016

2016 MLK Weekend of Service Event - Piney Branch Invasive Event - 1.18.2016

January 18, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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17th Street Northwest & Piney Branch Parkway Northwest, Washington, DC 20011, USA

Join Rock Creek Conservancy, The Songbird Project, and the National Park Service, as we celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend of Service. Volunteers will be out at multiple sites from Saturday, January 16th to Monday, January 18th. Tools, gloves, bags and training will be provided at each site and SSL hours can be earned. 

Volunteer Activity: Volunteers will help remove invasive plant from the Piney Branch area of Rock Creek Park. 

When: Monday January 18th from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. 

Where: Volunteers will meet at Picnic Area 29 in the Piney Branch section of Rock Creek Park. The closest intersection is 17th Street and Piney Branch Parkway NW, Washington, D.C. 20011. 

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, jmaleri@rockcreekconservancy.org and Steve Dryden, jsdryden@comcast.net

Weather/Cancellation Policy: If it is raining or snow is on the ground, 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.

To register, please visit: http://publicevents.force.com/Public_Event_Signup_Page?cid=70170000001PVMw