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Opportunity Details

Environment, Animals
Animals

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:10+

Plant Nursery Workday at the Bostwick House

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Note: This event is weather dependent

Date: Saturday, July 13, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Meeting Location: We will be meeting on location at the historic Bostwick House. It is located at 3901 48th St. in Bladensburg, MD 20710. You can access it from Annapolis Rd, Kenilworth Ave, and Quincy St. There is a fence around the property with one, large gate that will be open. Enter the property at this gate and proceed up the driveway up the hill. Please pull up the driveway as far as you can so others can fit behind you. Click here for a map of the location.

Description: Join staff from the Anacostia Watershed Society at our plant nursery site, the Bostwick House. You will be helping with nursery maintenance and/or plant propagation. This work could involve walking on uneven surfaces, bending, and lifting. You will also have the opportunity to learn from staff about this historic site. We will provide all necessary tools and training for this event.


Physical Requirements: This event will likely involve digging, lifting, and bending. Participants will be expected to wear closed-toed shoes for the duration of the event. If you think any of the physical requirements will be problematic, please let us know or consider joining another event.

Registration is required. Please register at least 2 days prior to the event date you chose to volunteer in order to receive additional information regarding proper clothing, etc. Please register here at this link: https://anacostiaws.salsalabs.org/71319plantnurserywkdyatbostwick/index.html?page=register

For more information, contact Emily Castelli at ecastelli2@anacostiaws.org or call 301-699-6204 x103.

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