Upcoming Green Volunteer Opportunities

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Vermicomposting Workshop

October 27th, 2018 

Come learn how you can compost indoors using worms. Prince George's County residents can make and take home an in home vermicomposting kit with worms for free. This workshop will be held at the Public Works building located at 555 Crescent Road Greenbelt, MD from 12pm - 2pm. If you want to attend this workshop and you are a Prince George's County resident who wants a kit you must RSVP by October 8th. Be advised that the start and end time for this workshop has changed.
To RSVP: Contact Jason Martin, Environmental Coordinator, at jmartin@greenbeltmd.gov.


Trail Clean-up

October 20th, 2018

Volunteers are needed to help pick up litter and recyclables along the new Indian Creek Trail. Volunteers should meet in the parking lot behind Beltway Plaza by the Shell gas station on Cherrywood Lane. This event will be held from 10am - 12pm. This event qualifies for student service hours.

Remember:

  • Wear weather appropriate clothing and closed toed shoes
  • Bring a reusable water bottle
  • Students bring your community service forms

Questions? Contact Jason Martin, Environmental Coordinator, at jmartin@greenbeltmd.gov.


National Public Lands Day

September 29th, 2018

Volunteers are needed to help cover bare areas with mulch to reduce erosion and make play safer. A portion of the area will be planted as a small pollinator garden.

This event will be held from 10am - 2pm at the Dora Kennedy French Immersion School located at 8950 Edmonston Road Greenbelt, MD 20770.

Students can receive service hours.

Remember:

  • Bring a reusable water bottle
  • Wear weather appropriate clothing and closed toed shoes
  • Students bring your community service forms

Questions? Contact Jason Martin, Environmental Coordinator, at jmartin@greenbeltmd.gov.


GREENBELT FOREST STEWARDSHIP PROJECT 

Ongoing  Forest Steward Volunteers are needed for the projects listed below:

  • Plant species native to Maryland
  • Learn to identify and remove invasive plant species
  • Protect trees from beaver overpopulation
  • Manage community gardens and compost piles
  • Collect and add data to the City of Greenbelt’s GIS inventory
  • Beautify Greenbelt by picking up trash
  • Promote zero waste at festivals and events

Click here for more details.
Questions? Contact Jason Martin, Environmental Coordinator, at 240-542-2168 or jmartin@greenbeltmd.gov.