Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed


WMCCAI 16 S Van Dorn, Alexandria, VA WINTRUST/FirstService Residential WEST END Condominium
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 10, 2021, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM


16 S. Van Dorn Condominium managed by FirstService Residential near old Landmark Mall with 4 acres of surrounding common area. Ample free off street parking for all participants. Steep and flat terrain make this site attractive to all volunteers. Children under 18 to be accompanied by adults. Community Service Credits will apply to students. Please email 16SVanDorn@gmail.com with questions or if you would like to notify us to include you with information. Conveniently located. Please join us!

WMCCAI FirstService/WINTRUST West End Condominium at 16 S. Van Dorn West End Condominium
Also known as 'WMCCAI FirstService/WINTRUST @ West End Condominium 16 S. Van Dorn'


Site Type

Other (Active since 2019)

Location

County: Alexandria City

State: Virginia

Zip:

Nearest City: Alexandria

GPS Coordinates: 38.81319, -77.12824

Directions

Directions: 395 N toward Washington, Van Dorn Exit. corner of Van Dorn and S Reynolds. 16 S Van Dorn, West End Condominium, Alexandria, VA.

Watershed Middle Potomac
Sub Watershed middle potomac
Facilities

Parking Capacity: 100

Restrooms are available.

This site is suitable for children under seven.

This site is suitable for the elderly.

This site is suitable for the disabled.

Notes & Special Issues

9:00-12:00 on 4/18/2020 Open ample parking throughout the event on site at West End Condominium 16 S. Van Dorn. The site has some steep hills in some areas. Shoes with cleats are advised for people who possess them, please bring or wear them. Athletic shoes recommended for all involved. Within the 4 acres there are flat sections available and some areas with stairs. Disabled, and Elderly can help in aspects of this clean up and organization and helping disseminate instructions. Children under 18 require parental consent or presence.

Map

What To Expect


Details

This site is open to the public

RSVP Not Required

Maximum Volunteers: 30

Contact Info.

16Svandorn@gmail.com

16Svandorn@gmail.com

Website

Suggestions

The site has flat and steep areas surrounding this condominium complex, adjacent to an apartment complex. Wear athletic shoes and if you have cleats please wear them especially if you are comfortable with hilly terrain. There are flat lying areas and we will ask for grabbers to aid in clean-up. Coffee, donuts, water will be provided. Please bring a water bottle to fill and re-fill. Students in need of community service credits, please join us with your parents and we will sign for your time. Join in the fun we had last year and smiles all around were the outcome in 2019. Lets make that happen again in 2020.





Related Events


WMCCAI - KCS Landscape Watershed Clean-Up - Accotink Creek Westmore/Fairfax City (2021)

Cleanup Event

Join me (Tim Boucher), KCS Landscape Management, Inc., and the Washington Metro Chapter Community Associations Institute as we do our part to clean up the Potomac Watershed and positively impact the communities where we work and live. Gloves, recycling and trash bags provided.

Let's plan on meeting at the beginning of the creek where it starts at Hallman Street for instructions, meeting volunteers, and then commence cleanup work. We will meet by the creek by Woodland St and Main Street in Fairfax City.

Sign waiver here and submit to site leader.

Want to sponsor, ask me for details.

10Apr

Lock 26 (Woods Lock)

Cleanup Event

There is trash along the banks of the Potomac and in the woods between the C&O Canal towpath and the river. The mileposts along the towpath are 39.37 (Lock 26) to 39.63 (entrance at the Dickerson Conservation Park parking lot).

Wear appropriate clothing and waterproof footwear as necessary. Bags and gloves will be provided.

03Apr

WMCCAI - Audubon Naturalist Society - Audubon Estates

Cleanup Event

Join us at Audubon Estates to help us clean up Little Hunting Creek!

10Apr

Canal and area cleanup at Pennfield Lock

Cleanup Event

This site is sponsored by the C&O Canal Association and the Canal Trust.
Masks and social distancing are required.

10Apr

WMCCAI Watershed Cleanup at Milestone HOA

Cleanup Event

Watershed cleanup of common areas in Milestone HOA. This community includes a pond, two storm water ponds, a bike/walking path, creek, and three tot lots. We will provide water, coffee, donuts, trash bags, and gloves. Help us celebrate Earth Day a little early!

10Apr

WMCCAI Potomac Cleanup at Wardman Tower

Cleanup Event

Join us at our Potomac River Watershed Cleanup!

10Apr

WMCCAI Potomac Cleanup at Lake Frederick

Cleanup Event

Join us for our cleanup!

10Apr

WMCCAI – Newington Forest Community

Cleanup Event

Building Community in the 'Forest'.
Join the Girl Scouts and Newington Forest residents to help conduct a clean up along the trails and streams in the Newington Forest Community. This event is scheduled in conjunction with the Alice Ferguson Foundation which has spearheaded the Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup since 1989.

10Apr

WMCCAI-DoodyCalls- Flat Lick Stream Valley Park

Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

10Apr

Potomac River Watershed Cleanup at the Monocacy Aqueduct to Lock 27 of the C&O Canal

Cleanup Event

This is a river cleanup at the Mouth of the Monocacy River down the Potomac River behind lock 27 of the C&O Canal. Gloves and trash bags will be provided.

03Apr

Potomac River Watershed Cleanup at the old Indian Village Site Near White's Ferry and C&O Canal Mile

Cleanup Event

Wear waterproof boots and clothing appropriate for the weather. The site is about seven-tenths of a mile up the towpath from the parking area at White's Ferry.

03Apr

WMCCAI Fall Cleanup at The Pinecrest Community Association

Cleanup Event

Spring is here! Help us get ready by joining The Pinecrest to clean up our community!

10Apr

Neighbors of First River Farm AFF/FOLHC Annual Clean Up

Cleanup Event

Little Hunting Creek Clean Up. Part of the Annual Alice Ferguson Foundation Potomac River Watershed Cleanup. Bags and gloves provided.

10Apr

Neighbors of First River Farm AFF/FOLHC Annual Clean Up

Cleanup Event

Little Hunting Creek Clean Up. Part of the Annual Alice Ferguson Foundation Potomac River Watershed Cleanup. Bags and gloves provided.

10Apr

33rd Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

Cleanup Event

Join the Alice Ferguson Foundation for the 33rd Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup at our flagship site, Piscataway Park!

Registration will be required to maintain Prince George's County COVID-19 guidelines. Look closer to the date for the registration link.

10Apr

PRKN Oxon Cove Cleanup

Cleanup Event

Join Potomac Riverkeeper Network for a major river cleanup of the Oxon Cove shoreline. Kick off the new year enjoying the outdoors of this often-overlooked park, Oxon Hill Farm, while making a positive impact in your community.

We will spend the entire afternoon on Saturday, January 30rd, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The event is split in two blocks. You may sign up for block 1 (9 AM to 12 PM), block 2 (12 PM to 3 PM) or both.

This site is for block 1 --> 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Find block 2 (12-3) HERE.

Registration is from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and will be in the parking lot at Oxon Hill Farm Park. From there, volunteers must walk nearly one mile down to the cove to reach the shoreline, so please be prepared for a brisk hike.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, we are limiting the number of volunteers, so please register only if you are serious about attending. We need volunteers of all ages to help remove single use plastics and trash washed into the cove. We also need volunteers capable of hauling shopping car...
(continued)

30Jan

PRKN Oxon Cove Cleanup

Cleanup Event

Join Potomac Riverkeeper Network for a major river cleanup of the Oxon Cove shoreline. Kick off the new year enjoying the outdoors of this often-overlooked park, Oxon Hill Farm, while making a positive impact in your community.

We will spend the entire afternoon on Saturday, January 30rd, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The event is split in two blocks. You may sign up for block 1 (9 AM to 12 PM), block 2 (12 PM to 3 PM) or both.

This site is for block 2 --> 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Find block 1 (9-12) HERE.

Registration is from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and will be in the parking lot at Oxon Hill Farm Park. From there, volunteers must walk nearly one mile down to the cove to reach the shoreline, so please be prepared for a brisk hike.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, we are limiting the number of volunteers, so please register only if you are serious about attending. We need volunteers of all ages to help remove single use plastics and trash washed into the cove. We also need volunteers capable of hauling shopping car...
(continued)

30Jan

Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup through Reston Association at Reston Library/Bowman Towne Dr

Cleanup Event

This is one of three sites helping cleanup trash in Reston's Watersheds supporting the Potomac Watershed Cleanup.

10Apr

Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup through Reston Association at Hunters Woods

Cleanup Event

This is one of three sites helping cleanup trash in Reston's Watersheds supporting the Potomac Watershed Cleanup.

10Apr

Canal and area Cleanup at Carderock

Cleanup Event

This site is sponsored by the C&O Canal Association.
Masks and social distancing are required.

10Apr

Canal and area cleanup at Great Falls Tavern

Cleanup Event

This site is sponsored by the C&O Canal Association.
Masks and social distancing are required.

10Apr

10Apr

Canal and area cleanup at Swains Lock - C&O Canal NHP

Cleanup Event

This site is sponsored by the C&O Canal Association.
Masks and social distancing are required.

10Apr

Canal and area cleanup at Riley's Lock - C&O Canal NHP

Cleanup Event

This site is sponsored by the C&O Canal Association and Calleva.
Masks and social distancing are required.

10Apr

Canal and area cleanup at Edwards Ferry - C&O Canal NHP

Cleanup Event

This site is sponsored by the C&O Canal Association and Clarksburg Elementary School.
Masks and social distancing are required.

10Apr

Canal and area cleanup at Violettes Lock

Cleanup Event

This site is sponsored by the C&O Canal Association
Masks and social distancing are required

10Apr