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FULL - 2017 Restoration Planting - Broad Branch - 4.1.17

FULL - 2017 Restoration Planting - Broad Branch - 4.1.17

April 01, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Broad Branch Rd NW & Linnean Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA

THIS EVENT IS FULL. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR OTHER PLANTING EVENTS COMING SOON!

Join Rock Creek Conservancy, DOEE, and the National Park Service for a special habitat and restoration planting in the Broad Branch section of Rock Creek Park.

Event Activity: Volunteers will help plant around 400 shrubs and perennial plants as part of a DOEE Watershed Innovation Grant to improve the Broad Branch and Linnean Stream areas. Volunteers will be assigned to planting zones and be asked to plant specific varieties of plants and shrubs that will be provided.

When: Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Location: Broad Branch - Volunteers will meet at the intersection of Broad Branch Rd NW and Linnean Ave NW. Street parking is available. After a brief introduction with background on the project, followed by a safety demonstration, volunteers will receive a tutorial on how to plant perennials and shrubs.

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.

What to Bring: Bring water. Tools and gloves will be provided. Feel free to bring your own tools and gloves if you have them.

Leader Contact Information: John Maleri, jmaleri@rockcreekconservancy.org. Please reach out directly to John if you'd like to register a group for the event.

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.

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE EVENT HERE!