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    Invasive Plant Removal Day - Chinquapin Park

    Title:Invasive Plant Removal Day - Chinquapin Park
    Date & Time:Sat May 5, 2012 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Location:Chinquapin Park, 3210 King St. (Map This)
    Event Details:In the City of Alexandria, the Department of Recreation, Parks, and Cultural Activities, Natural Resources Division; Department of T&ES, Office of Environmental Quality; and Ford Nature Center have partnered together to maximize the City’s efforts in eradicating invasive exotic species. The ongoing restoration work at the following sites are some of many invasive exotic plant removal and stream clean-up efforts in Alexandria sponsored by the City and its partners, including the Northern Virginia Conservation Trust; Arlington Regional Master Naturalists; Virginia Native Plant Society, National Park Service; T.C. Williams High School, George Washington Middle School, and Alexandria City Public Schools; Episcopal High School; Volunteer Alexandria; various civic groups, neighborhood associations, and residents; and others. Through these collaborative efforts, the City typically hosts several large-scale, volunteer invasive exotic plant removal workdays each year, as well as numerous ongoing projects.
    Link:http://www.virginiamasternaturalist.org/invasives/index.html.
    Contact Person:Rod Simmons
    Contact Email:rod.simmons@alexandriava.gov
    Fees:Free
    Audience:Anyone may attend
    Tags:Cleanup, Community Event, Eco-City, Open Space, Parks, Recreation, Streams


    For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/3845QR Code

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