Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed

John E. Howard Stream Cleanup & Lunch
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 03, 2019, 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Please join the M-NCPPC, Department of Parks & Recreation's Senior Green Team and staff from the Special Programs Division for our annual Earth Day celebration and cleanup of a natural trash "strainer" in the Oxon Run Watershed.

John E. Howard Senior Activity Center

Site Type

Run/Creek/Stream (Active since 2016)


County: Prince George's

State: Maryland

Zip: 20743

Nearest City: Capitol Heights

GPS Coordinates: 38.868087, -76.929808


Directions: Use navigation software to John E Howard Senior Activity Center, 4400 Shell Street
Capitol Heights, MD 20743. The facility is located near the intersection of Southern Avenue and Marlboro Pike.

Watershed Middle Potomac
Sub Watershed

Parking Capacity: 25

Restrooms are available.

This site is NOT suitable for children under seven.

This site is suitable for the elderly.

This site is NOT suitable for the disabled.

Notes & Special Issues

No particular issues beyond mud and poison ivy (which will not have leafed out at the time of the cleanup).


What To Expect


This site is open to the public

RSVP is Required

Maximum Volunteers: 25

Contact Info.

Lynn Butler



Participants should wear sturdy closed toe shoes and clothes that can get wet and dirty. Please bring a reusable water bottle and sun and insect protection. A pizza lunch will be served after the cleanup.