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Project Clean Stream: North Point State Park
04/03/2021 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Note: Participants are expected to wear face masks during this event. The event will be held outdoors and adhere to our COVID-19 social distancing policy.
Do your part to keep our local waterways clean! Spend a morning removing trash along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay.
With assistance from over 10,000 volunteers, the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy has removed over 240 tons of trash from streams and creeks in the Gunpowder watershed. We need YOUR help to continue the task of removing refuse that jeopardizes the health of our waterways and the animals that call them home.
Volunteers are needed to clean a section of North Point State Park. This clean-up project is part of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s Project Clean Stream campaign. We are allowing minors (ages 8 – 17) to participate as long as their parent/legal guardian is present during the event.
Date: Saturday, April 3, 2021
Time: Please arrive by 12:45 pm to sign in. Clean up begins at 1:00 pm and goes to 3:00 pm.
Location: North Point State Park, 8400 North Point Road, Edgemere, MD 21219. Take 1-695 E towards Essex. Take exit 42 to merge onto MD-151 S/North Point Blvd. Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Bethlehem Blvd. Slight right to continue onto North Point Road for 1.8 miles. Turn left onto North Point Spur into North Point State Park. At the gatehouse where visitors pay to enter, volunteers can tell the attendant they are there for the clean-up and they will not need to pay. The attendant will provide details where to park.
What to wear/bring: Close-toed shoes that can get wet are mandatory. Wear long pants and long sleeves, and bring sun protection and/or rain gear as appropriate. Please bring your own labeled water bottle and work gloves, if possible.
Questions?: If you have general questions, contact Darcy Herman, Clear Creeks Project Assistant Manager, by email or (410) 780-8618. This site’s Stream Captain is Shannon Davis. If you have questions on the work day, contact Shannon at (443) 388-3814.
Stream Watch Program sponsored by the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC) in partnership with the Baltimore County Dept. of Environmental Protection and Sustainability.