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2017 Invasive Plant Removal - Melvin Hazen East - 5.21.2017

2017 Invasive Plant Removal - Melvin Hazen East - 5.21.2017

May 21, 2017 9:00 am - May 22, 2017 11:00 am

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2601 Quebec Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20008, USA

Join Rock Creek Conservancy and the National Park Service as we remove invasive plant species from the eastern section of Melvin Hazen. Tools, gloves, bags, and training will be provided at each site, and SSL hours can be earned.

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: Sunday, May 21, 2017, from 09:00 am to 11:00 am

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 MetroRail accessible through the Cleveland Park Metro Stop (red line)

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. We also encourage volunteers to wear a hat.

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 on the morning of the event, it will be canceled. All cancellations will be updated and announced on the event calendar listing. Please check back if you are unsure.