Annual Watershed Clean-Up Set for October 13th

Be part of the International Coastal Clean-up on Saturday, October 13 — Watershed Clean-Up Day — in numerous Park Authority parks.

Volunteers of all ages are welcome from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Join students, families, scouts and other community groups in helping to clear out the Earth’s arteries.

Help collect tires, bed springs, bottles, cans and other debris from local waterways. Wear boots, old clothes and bring gloves. Trash bags will be provided.

Volunteer opportunities

Call one of these sites to reserve your section of the watershed:

Frying Pan Farm Park, 703-437-9101

Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 703-941-1065 (Roundtree Park – Holmes Run)

Hidden Pond Nature Center, 703-451-9588 (Pohick Creek)

Huntley Meadows Park, 703-768-2525 (Little Hunting Creek)

Lake Accotink Park, 703-569-3464

Riverbend Visitor Center, 703-759-9018 (Potomac River)

Sully Historic Site, 703-437-1794 (Cain’s Branch)

Walney Visitor Center in Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, 703-631-0013 (Flatlick Branch, Big Rocky Run, Cub Run and Frog Branch)