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Fairfax County Park Authority- Invasive Management Area Program

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IMA
Become an IMA Volunteer!!!

Did you know that invasive plants are a huge threat to local wildlife, including migrating birds? Help out these creatures by volunteering to remove invasive plants at Americana Park!

IMA workday sign-ups must be received by noon the day prior for weekday workdays, and by noon on Friday for weekend workdays.

The minimum age to volunteer is 11, although there are occasional opportunities where younger children can participate. Please contact the IMA Coordinator to discuss. Volunteers 13 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

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About Fairfax County Park Authority- Invasive Management Area Program

Location:

Resource Management Division, 12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 936, Fairfax, VA 22035, US

Mission Statement

The goals of the Invasive Management Area (IMA) program are: • Focus community support and momentum to do something about non- native, invasive plants • Garner more community involvement and support • Educate the public about the effects of non-native, invasive plants • Participate in outreach opportunities regarding non-native, invasive plants • Develop healthy habitats such as meadows and forests that are free of invasive plant species

Description

The Invasive Management Area (IMA) Volunteer Program is a community-based project designed to reduce invasive plants on our parklands. This unique, volunteer-led program gives residents an opportunity to connect with people while taking care of the natural resources around us. IMA enables community members to help protect the plants and wildlife of Fairfax County's forests while spending time outdoors, meeting new people and restoring natural habitats.

WHEN

Wed Nov 27, 2019
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM  

WHERE

Americana ParkAccotink PkwyAnnandale, VA 22003

(38.83274,-77.20602)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 13

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