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*EVENT FULL* Weed Warrior Workday at Rock Creek Regional (Meadowside Nature Center)

Weed Warrior Volunteer cutting vines

It’s July 4th! Save the trees and celebrate our interdependence with nature!

Join Chuck, Weed Warrior Supervisor, for a non-native, invasive plant removal workday in Rock Creek Regional Park (Meadowside Nature Center area) in Rockville. We will focus on non-native, invasive vines and shrubs, especially autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata).

Please park and meet Chuck at the Meadowside Nature Center parking lot. The address is: 5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20855 (click here for a view of the parking lot). Please note, this is a federal holiday and the nature center restrooms will be inaccessible. 

Please wear long pants that cover your ankles, long sleeves, and sturdy, closed-toed shoes. Bring gloves, pruners, small folding hand saws and/or loppers if you have them. Gloves and tools are available to borrow if you don’t have your own. No power tools or machetes allowed. Please bring water to drink. Please note: Court Ordered Volunteer Hours can’t be granted through this workday.

This event is capped at 15 people.

This workday is pre-approved for MCPS SSL hours. Volunteers must be 16 years or older to join this event.

All volunteers must register online: Click here to register for the event

How to register

  • Click “Schedule”
  • Pick the shift you are interested in.
  • If you don’t have an account in our system, please create one.
  • If you already have an account in the database, but forgot your login info, email the WW Volunteer Coordinator, and don’t create a new account.
  • More details, including the exact meeting location, will be emailed to you after you register.
  • For questions about the event, contact Weed Warrior Supervisor Chuck.

Learn more about the Weed Warrior program.