Upcoming Green Volunteer Opportunities

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EARTH DAY STREAM CLEANUP

Join the City of Greenbelt Department of Public Works, CHEARS, and CCIRC for a stream cleanup event in recognition of Earth Day. Volunteers are needed to clean up litter along Indian Creek. Volunteers will meet up in the parking lot behind Beltway Plaza 6000 Greenbelt Road Greenbelt, MD. This event will be held on April 13, 2019 10am - 1pm.

Reminders:

Bring a reusable water bottle

Wear weather-appropriate clothing and closed-toe shoes

Students: bring community-service forms

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

ARBOR DAY TREE PLANTING

Join the City of Greenbelt Department of Public Works for a tree planting event in recognition of Arbor Day. Volunteers are needed to plant trees in the common area behind 56 Crescent Road across the street from the SUNOCO gas station. This event will be held on March 30, 2019 10am - 1pm.

Reminders:

Bring a reusable water bottle

Wear weather-appropriate clothing and closed-toe shoes

Students: bring community-service forms

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

FOREST PRESERVE CLEANUP

Be a part of the community effort to clean up litter including large items such as car tires in the Sunrise Tract of the Greenbelt Forest Preserve. Volunteers will meet up on March 16, 2019 next to the Greenbelt Dog park located at 7300 Hanover Dr. Greenbelt, MD 20770. This event will be from 10am-1pm.

Reminders:

Bring a reusable water bottle

Wear weather-appropriate clothing and closed-toe shoes

Students: bring community-service forms

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

PRESIDENTS' DAY OF SERVICE

Volunteers are needed for a volunteer event on Presidents' Day of Service on February 23, 2019 to protect trees from beavers in Buddy Attick Park from 10:00am – 1:00pm.

Be a part of the community effort to protect trees from beaver herbivory at Buddy Attick Park. Volunteers will work with Public Works staff to place wire caging around the trunks of native trees to protect them from beaver herbivory.

Volunteers will meet at the Public Works building located at 555 Crescent Road Greenbelt, MD 20770. The building entrance is located at the bottom of the Buddy Attick Park parking lot and through the gate.

Reminders:

Wear weather appropriate clothes and closed-toed shoes

Bring your reusable water bottle

High school students: remember your service-learning 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

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