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Opportunity Details

*2021-2022 Weed Warrior Workdays

Location:

Various Parks throughout Montgomery County
MD

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*Notice: All volunteers must show proof of being fully vaccinated, in effect November 1*

A variety of non-native, invasive plant species are present in Montgomery Parks. By their nature, these plants can take over an area quickly and threaten our native plant communities and the wildlife that depends on them.

Join one of our Weed Warrior workdays to learn how you can help control non-native, invasive plants and preserve the health of our parks! Instruction and tools will be provided. Workdays are held in parks throughout the county and are led by volunteer Weed Warrior Supervisors and/or park staff.

Events are added regularly to the "Schedule" tab; please check back for new events! Please note: if the "Schedule" tab is missing, that means registration is full for all Weed Warrior events. Please check back soon for additional opportunities.

Website: www.weedwarrior.org

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 12

Job type: Event (1-7 days)

Volunteer type:  Adult, Family, Senior (55+), Youth, Student Service Learning, Group, Scout, Corporate


This opportunity has multiple shifts see schedule tab to sign up.

Volunteers will work to manually control non-native, invasive plants. Walking over and working on uneven ground will be a regular part of the job. Work will occur outdoors, throughout the year. Work may include the use of hand tools. Each workday is slightly different. To find the dates of upcoming workdays, click on the "Schedule" tab.

Weed Warrior Program

Corinne Stephens

301-962-1357

Date: 12/19/2021

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Available Positions:  1

Description:

Please sign up here; more details, including meeting location, will be emailed to you after you register. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Volunteers 14 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Location:

Aspen Hill Local Park
Aspen Hill MD

 


Date: 01/08/2022

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Available Positions:  5

Description:

Please sign up here; more details, including meeting location, will be emailed to you after you register. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Volunteers 14 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Location:

Maydale Conservation Park
Colesville MD

 


Date: 01/15/2022

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Available Positions:  12

Description:

Please sign up here; more details, including meeting location, will be emailed to you after you register. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Volunteers 14 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Location:

Little Falls SVU #1 (Mass Ave)
MLK WEEK OF SERVICE
Bethesda MD

 


Date: 01/16/2022

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Available Positions:  11

Description:

Please sign up here; more details, including meeting location, will be emailed to you after you register. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Volunteers 14 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Location:

Westmoreland Hills Local Park
MLK WEEK OF SERVICE
Bethesda MD

 


Date: 01/16/2022

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Available Positions:  5

Description:

Please sign up here; more details, including meeting location, will be emailed to you after you register. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Volunteers 14 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Location:

Rock Creek Stream Valley Park- SVU7 (Aspen Hill area)
MLK WEEK OF SERVICE
Rockville MD

 


Date: 01/17/2022

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Available Positions:  12

Description:

Please sign up here; more details, including meeting location, will be emailed to you after you register. This event is for adults, age 18 years or older.

Location:

Sligo Creek Stream Valley Unit 4 (between Forest Glen Road and University Blvd)
MLK WEEK OF SERVICE
Silver Spring MD

 


Date: 01/17/2022

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Available Positions:  13

Description:

Please sign up here; more details, including meeting location, will be emailed to you after you register. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Volunteers 14 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Location:

Little Falls SVU #1 (Albemarle St)
MLK WEEK OF SERVICE
Bethesda MD

 


Date: 01/19/2022

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Available Positions:  10

Description:

Please sign up here; more details, including meeting location, will be emailed to you after you register. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Volunteers 14 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Location:

Rock Creek Stream Valley Park- SVU7 (Aspen Hill area)
MLK WEEK OF SERVICE
Rockville MD

 


Date: 01/29/2022

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Available Positions:  13

Description:

Please sign up here; more details, including meeting location, will be emailed to you after you register. This event is for adults, age 18 years or older.

Location:

Sligo Creek Stream Valley Unit 4 (between Forest Glen Road and University Blvd)
Silver Spring MD

 


Date: 01/30/2022

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Available Positions:  14

Description:

Please sign up here; more details, including meeting location, will be emailed to you after you register. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Volunteers 14 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Location:

Matthew Henson Stream Valley Park Unit #3
Aspen Hill/Silver Spring MD

 


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