Rock Creek Conservancy

2019 Peirce Mill Extreme Cleanup

Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Event Details

Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Peirce Mill at 2401 Tilden St NW
Washington, DC, United States, 20008
This is a free event!
Rock Creek Conservancy
(301) 579-3105 (301) 579-3105

Join Blue Planet Scuba, The National Park Service, Barker Adoption and Rock Creek Conservancy for our 11th Annual Rock Creek Extreme Cleanup. Volunteers will clean-up the lands, banks, tributaries, and waters of Rock Creek throughout Maryland and D.C.

Our goal is total stream cleanup of Rock Creek and its tributaries, the parks connected to Rock Creek, and the neighborhoods near Rock Creek where trash originates. We work closely with the National Park Service and Montgomery County Parks and are happy to be joining the Alice Ferguson Foundation as part of their 31st Potomac River Watershed Cleanup. We hope to see you there!

You MUST register for this event: see registration link above

Volunteer Activity: Volunteers will help clean trash and litter from Peirce Mill before it ends up in Rock Creek.

When: Sunday, April 14, 2019, from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM. 

Where: Volunteers will meet at Picnic Area #1 near the intersection of Tilden St NW and Shoemaker Street NW, Washington, DC 20015. Limited parking is available in the lot or on the street in the surrounding area. We encourage volunteers to bike, carpool or use public transit. The site is a 15 to 20-minute walk from metro stations, Cleveland Park or Van Ness-UDC (red line). Bus lines that run near the site include the H2. 

What to Wear: Please dress appropriately for the weather.  Wear sturdy boots or sneakers, no sandals. We recommend long pants and sleeves to prevent contact with poison ivy. Volunteers are encouraged to wear a hat.

What to Bring: Bring water. Tools and gloves will be provided. Feel free to bring your own tools and gloves if you have them. If you have trash grabbers or nets, please bring them. Students can earn SSL hours, but please bring needed forms. 

Leader Contact Information: Blue Planet Scuba, or Rock Creek Conservancy,

Weather/Cancellation Policy: All participants will be notified via email at least 12 hours before the event start time if an event is canceled due to inclement weather. If you do not hear from us you should assume the event will occur as scheduled. Please check the Extreme Cleanup webpage if you are unsure.

Cost and Tickets

Cost & Tickets

This is a free event!

Rock Creek Conservancy

Phone: (301) 579-3105 (301) 579-3105
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Peirce Mill

2401 Tilden St NW
Washington, DC, United States
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