March 26, 2015

Celebrate April as Earth Month -- Be a Green Volunteer

In observance of April as Earth Month in Montgomery County, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) reminds residents that volunteers are needed to help with stream cleanups that are taking place throughout the County. Volunteers will help remove trash and larger debris while learning about local waterways and enjoying the natural environment.

The following cleanups are hosted and/or supported by DEP during the month:
  • Saturday, April 11 – 9 a.m. to noon at Glenfield Park, 12800 Layhill Rd., Silver Spring
  • Saturday, April 18 – 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at East County Community Center, 3310 Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring
  • Saturday, April 18 – 10 a.m. to noon – stormwater pond cleanup, Bethesda 
  • Sunday, April 19 – 10 a.m. to noon – stormwater pond cleanup, Dennis Ave., Silver Spring. 
To register to volunteer for the cleanups, contact Ana Arriaza at Ana.arriza@montgomerycountymd.gov or 240-777-7778.

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