Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed


2019 Extreme Cleanup - Soapstone Windom
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 13, 2019, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM


oin Rock Creek Conservancy for our 11th 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 and are happy to be joining the Alice Ferguson Foundation as part of their 31st Potomac River Watershed Cleanup. We hope to see you there!

Volunteer Activity: Volunteers will help remove trash from Soapstone section of Rock Creek Park off of Windom Place NW.

Date and Time: Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Where: Volunteers will meet at the trailhead heading to the Soapstone section of Rock Creek Park off of Windom Place NW (near the intersection of Windom Pl NW and Connecticut Ave NW). The location is a very short walk from the Van Ness Metro Station (red line).

Leader Contact: Kathleen Cornelsen, krcornelsen@gmail.com

What to Wear: Please dress appropriately for the weather. Wear sturdy boots or sneakers. We recommend long pants and sleeves to prevent contact with poison ivy. We also encourage volunteers to wear a hat.

What to Bring: Trash bags 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. Bring water and any snacks that you may want.

Weather/Cancellation Policy: All participants will be notified via email at least 12 hours before the event start time if an event is canceled due to inclement weather. If you do not hear from us you should assume the event will occur as scheduled. All cancellations will be updated on the event calendar listing. Please check back if you are unsure.

Soapstone Windom


Site Type

Run/Creek/Stream

Location

County: District of Columbia

State: District of Columbia

Zip:

Nearest City:

GPS Coordinates: 38.945574, -77.0643

Directions

Directions: Volunteers will meet at the trailhead heading to the Soapstone section of Rock Creek Park off of Windom Pl NW (near the intersection of Windom Pl NW and Connecticut Ave NW). The location is a very short walk from the Van Ness Metro Station on the Red Line.

Watershed Rock Creek
Sub Watershed
Facilities

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

Map

What To Expect


Details

This site is open to the public

RSVP is Required

Maximum Volunteers: 30

Contact Info.

Kathleen Cornelsen

krcornelsen@gmail.com

Website

https://publicevents.secure.force.com/Public_Event_Signup_Page?cid=7010g000001QI1sAAG

Suggestions

Volunteers can register for the event here: publicevents.secure.force.com/Public_Event_Signup_Page?cid=7010g000001QI1sAAG