What you’ll be doing: Participate in a variety of park stewardship activities, including invasive plant removal, litter collection, flower bed weeding, trail maintenance and more. Some activities involve working in shallow ponds.
When: May 30, 9:00am-12:00pm. Checkin opens at 8:30am. Please arrive early so we can get started on time.
Where: The Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens (1550 Anacostia Ave, NE 20019).
Getting there: There is a large parking lot at the park entrance and abundant street parking surrounding the park. The park entrance is a mile from the Deanwood Metro Station on the Orange Line.
What we provide: All necessary tools and supplies, including gloves, boots, waders, shovels, rakes, wheelbarrows, trash bags, trash pickers and more.
What you should bring: We recommend you bring a water bottle, hat, string bag, a change of clothes and sunscreen. Wear clothes and shoes you aren’t afraid to get muddy and dress according to the weather. We recommend you do not bring jewelry.
Contact: Got questions or want more details? Email David, our volunteer and engagement manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
More about Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens: Check out more events here and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter (@kenaqgardens).