Annual Watershed Clean-Up Day Returns on Oct. 13
Volunteers will remove debris from local parks as part of an international day of clean-up.
The Park Authority invites volunteers of all ages to help clean the watersheds in the community on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Families, girls and boys scouts and other community groups are also encouraged to attend.
Participating parks in the Annandale area include:
- Hidden Oaks Nature Center (Roundtree Park – Holmes Run), 703-941-1065
- Hidden Pond Nature Center (Pohick Creek), 703-451-9588
- Lake Accotink Park, 703-569-3464
Debris such as tires, bottles, cans and more are often removed from local waterways. Volunteers are encouraged to wear boots, gloves and old clothes o clean. The parks will provide bags.
To help, residents can call one of the above parks to reserve a section of the watershed to clean on Oct. 13.