Opportunity Details

2019 International Coastal Clean-Up - Dorsey Woods Open Space, Jessup 
Howard County Rec & Parks -

Description

International Coastal Clean-Up | Dorsey Woods Open Space, Jessup | Saturday, Sep 28 | 9am-12pm | Ages 8+

The International Coastal Clean Up is a world wide event that happens every year in September. Thousands of volunteers work to clean beaches, rivers and streams. This year Howard County will be cleaning up a 1.5 miles stretch of Dorsey Run which has a lot of loose litter, tires and auto parts in the stream and the streambanks.

Job Duties:
- Volunteers will pick up trash and seperate recyclables;
- Volunteers will also photograph any herp species (reptiles & amphibians) encountered during the clean-up as part of the Howard County Amphibian & Reptile Atlas.

Please remember to:
- Bring your own work gloves, drinks, snacks as needed;
- Bring boots or chest waders if you have them;
- Shovels or hoes may be useful in dislodging debris;
- No open toed shoes;
- Trash bags will be provided;
- Youth ages 8-15 must be supervised by a parent/guardian.

There are no bathroom facilities on site.

Additional info:

The exact meeting location will be emailed to registered volunteers one week prior to the event date.


Requirements

Minimum age: 8


Schedule

Dates: 09/28/2019 - 09/28/2019

16 Positions available!


Address

Jessup MD



Location Description:

Dorsey Woods Open Space, Jessup
Meeting location will be emailed to you after registration, one week prior to the event.


Contact Info

Sue Muller

smuller@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 313-4697


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