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Better Waterways Stream Clean Up: Parkville – FULL
11/08/2020 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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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 a section of Herring Run.
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 Herring Run in Parkville. This clean-up project is part of the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy’s Better Waterways fall clean-up campaign. We are allowing minors (ages 10 – 17) to participate as long as their parent/legal guardian is present during the event.
Date: Sunday, November 8, 2020
Time: Please arrive by 8:45 am to sign in. Clean up begins at 9:00 am and goes to 12:00 pm.
Location: Volunteers will meet at the Harford Park Community Association building at 2522 Linwood Road, Parkville, MD 21234. Street parking available.
What to wear/bring: Close-toed shoes that can get wet are mandatory; rubber boots or waders (optional) are recommended. 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 Cathy Thompson. If you have questions on the work day, contact Cathy at (410) 227-4061.
Stream Watch Program sponsored by the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC) in partnership with the Baltimore County Dept. of Environmental Protection and Sustainability.