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.
- 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.
The exact meeting location will be emailed to registered volunteers one week prior to the event date.
Minimum age: 8
Dates: 09/28/2019 - 09/28/2019
16 Positions available!
Dorsey Woods Open Space, Jessup
Meeting location will be emailed to you after registration, one week prior to the event.