Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed

2017 Extreme Cleanup - National Zoo East - 4.21.17
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 21, 2017, 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Join Rock Creek Conservancy for our 9th Annual Rock Creek Extreme Cleanup. Volunteers will clean-up the lands, banks, tributaries, and waters of Rock Creek throughout Maryland and D.C. Our goal is total stream cleanup of Rock Creek and its tributaries, the parks connected to Rock Creek, and the neighborhoods near Rock Creek where trash originates. We work closely with the National Park Service and Montgomery County Parks.

Date and Time: Friday, April 21st, 2017 from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Where: Volunteers will meet near Beach Drive NW and National Zoo Drive NW.

Leader Contact: Lisa White,

What to Wear: Please dress appropriately for the weather. It may be chilly so dress warmly and in layers if necessary. Wear sturdy boots or sneakers, no sandals.

What to Bring: Trash bags and gloves will be provided. Feel free to bring your own tools and gloves if you have them. If you have trash grabbers or nets, please bring them. Students can earn SSL hours, but please bring needed forms. Bring water and any snacks that you may want.

To register, please visit:

National Zoo East

Site Type



County: District of Columbia

State: District of Columbia


Nearest City:

GPS Coordinates: 38.927814, -77.043901


Directions: Volunteers will meet near Beach Drive NW and National Zoo Drive NW.

Watershed Rock Creek
Sub Watershed

Parking Capacity:

Restrooms are NOT available.

This site is NOT suitable for children under seven.

This site is NOT suitable for the elderly.

This site is NOT suitable for the disabled.

Notes & Special Issues


What To Expect


This site is open to the public

RSVP is Required

Maximum Volunteers: 30

Contact Info.

John Maleri