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Weed Warrior Workday at Rock Creek SVU6 (Parklawn Community Garden)

Weed Warrior Volunteer cutting vines

Save the trees and the stream valley ecosystem 

Join Maria, Weed Warrior Supervisor, for a non-native, invasive plant removal workday in Rock Creek Stream Valley Unit 6. We will be focusing on non-native, invasive vines, especially wisteria (Wisteria sinensis and Wisteria floribunda).  Native Virginia creeper and poison ivy are also present and beneficial, so we will avoid those.

We will meet in Rock Creek Stream Valley Unit 6, at the Parklawn Community Garden (12718 Veirs Mill Road, Rockville). Instructions will be sent after you register.

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 25 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 Maria.

Learn more about the Weed Warrior program.