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Opportunity Details

Environment, Animals

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:8+

Event Full - Canoe Cleanup at Bladensburg Waterfront Park

EVENT IS FULL. We are no longer taking additional volunteers for this project.

Registration is required!! Register to volunteer by clicking HERE.

Note: This event is weather dependent

Date and Time:
Monday, July 29, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Road, Bladensburg, MD 20710

Project: Come to the River! Learn about the natural and cultural history of the Anacostia River while helping to improve its health! Participants will paddle in canoes in pairs (or trios) and remove trash in the Anacostia River. Gloves, personal flotation devices, and bags will be provided. Be on the lookout for bald eagles, ospreys, herons, cormorants, beavers, and foxes!

If you have any physical limitations, please let us know by emailing Emily at ecastelli2@anacostiaws.org so we can make arrangements to make your volunteer service more enjoyable.

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. Register here: https://anacostiaws.salsalabs.org/72919canoecleanupbwp/index.html

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