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ConSERVE DC: MLK Day Service at Anacostia Park

Student Conservation Association

Monday, January 16, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM (EST)

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Type End Quantity
Volunteers Jan 17, 2017 Free  
SCA Staff and Leaders Jan 17, 2017 Free  

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Join the Student Conservation Association as we gather to ConSERVE DC this MLK Day by mobilizing the next generation of community stewards to help restore our public lands. 

With the support of American Express, we will be bringing hundreds of volunteers together for a massive river cleanup. Join us to honor the legacy of Dr. King while helping to improve the health of the Anacostia River.


WHEN: Monday, January 16th, 9:30 am to 02:30 pm.


WHERE: Anacostia Park, 1500 Anacostia Drive, Washington, DC 20020. (Registration and kick-off will take place in front of the Skating Pavilion.) 


WHAT: Volunteers will help with a massive river clean-up, removing trash and debris from the shoreline to improve the health of the Anacostia River.


BRING WITH YOU: Wear long pants and sturdy shoes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Bring extra layers as the event will take place in any weather! Please also bring your own water bottle for staying hydrated.


PROVIDED: SCA will supply breakfast and lunch for volunteers as well as work gloves and all project supplies. Free SCA winter hats will be provided for volunteers!


QUESTIONS: Contact Michael Cronin, SCA Events Coordinator, at or 845-596-3717. 




Take the Green line train to Anacostia Metro Station. A free shuttle will be provided for volunteers from the Metro; look for an SCA representative at the Kiss and Ride metro exit. Please plan to be at the metro meet-up spot by 9:00am! 


For a complete list of driving directions please visit the NPS website at There is plenty of free public parking in the lot at the Roller Skating Pavilion.


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Anacostia Park
1500 Anacostia Drive
Washington, DC 20020

Monday, January 16, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM (EST)

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Student Conservation Association

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America’s conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states.

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