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Greenbelt Park, National Park Service

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Come join the family of volunteers in the National Park Service.

Help protect Greenbelt Park from harmful invasive plants.
Join in a hands on nature preservation activity and learn about native and non-native plants.
Join us at 11:00 a.m. in the Sweetgum Picnic area located near the entrance of the park.
This program will be every first Saturday of the month beginning in October 2020.
Come rain or shine and please wear appropriate clothing, work gloves, and lunch/snack.

We will be following CDC guidelines and face cloth recommendations.

This is a partnership between the Greenbelt Park and the University of Maryland.

Greenbelt Park's entrance is located between Kenilworth Avenue and the Baltimore Washington Parkway at 6565 Greenbelt Road.

For more information, please call Greenbelt Park at (301) 344-3948 or visit our web page at www.nps.gov/gree

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About Greenbelt Park, National Park Service

Location:

6565 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770, US

Mission Statement


The National Park Service Volunteers-In-Parks Program (VIP) was authorized by Public Law 91-357 enacted 1970.
The primary purpose of the VIP program is to provide a vehicle through which the National Park Service can accept and utilize voluntary help and services from the public. The major objective of the program is to utilize this voluntary help in such a way that is mutually beneficial to the National Park Service and the volunteer.

Description

Greenbelt Park is a retreat from the pressures of city life and a refuge for native plants and animals just twelve miles from the White House and Capitol.

The Greenbelt volunteer program has many opportunities to be a part of helping a National Park.

Opportunities include Campground host, invasive plant removal partner, park cleanups, and trail partner. The park also hosts the Potomac Watershed Cleanup (April), National Park Week Volunteer Day (April), National Trails Day (June),Public Lands Day (September) and REI Volunteer days (throughout the year).
Help make a difference!

For more information regarding Greenbelt Park volunteer program, please contact the Park Ranger Barry at 301-344-3948.

Environment

WHEN

Sat Oct 03, 2020 - Sat Dec 12, 2020
11:00 AM - 02:00 PM  

WHERE

6565 Greenbelt RoadGreenbelt, MD 20770

(38.99576,-76.89552)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • 3 hours - First Saturday of every month.

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