3-17-2013 Early Spring Cleanup

Mar 7, 2013 by

Join us for our Early Spring Cleanup in Glen Providence Park!  This is the first of our three main volunteer days we have scheduled this year: the next two are CRC Watersheds Annual Streams Cleanup in May, and National Public Lands Day in September.  We also have regular Invasive Plant Removal Days – see our 2013 Schedule of Events for more information on our volunteer days and nature walks!

Early Spring Clean-up!

Saturday, March 16
rain date Sunday, March 17
Glen Providence Park – main entrance

Friday night update:  Due to the forecast of rain & possibly snow(!), we will use the rain date of Sunday, March 17 at 9am.  We’ll provide Seven Stones coffee!


In this cleanup, we will tackle a few projects- you can choose where you want to help!

– Stage Cleanup: We will clear the concert stage of winter debris, to start preparing for this summer’s concert series!
– Invasives Removal!  Help keep the trails clear and give the native plants some room to grow.
– Large trash: We have spotted a few tires in unlikely locations, let’s dig them out and remove them!
– Trail Cleanup: Of course, there is always trash clean-up- early spring is a good time to tackle trash that has blown into odd spots, before the vegetation grows!


Meet at the Glen Providence Park main entrance on West State Street in Media at 9:00 am. Bring gloves if you have them.  Additional gloves generously provided by CRC Watersheds AssociationWe recommend long pants and long sleeves to protect against poison ivy and ticks.
– If you’d like to tackle trash along the streambank, wear water shoes, boots, or old shoes!
– If you’d like to help remove invasives, bring pruners if you have them.
– If you’d like to help remove some tires, bring a shovel!

Rain plan:
Our rain date is Sunday, March 17 at 9:00 am. If the weather is not clear, we will post here and on our facebook wall by 8:45 am Saturday advising whether we will use the rain date.

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