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Vegetation Removal at the Daingerfield S-Curve

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Potomac Yard Marina

1 Marina Drive

Alexandria, VA 22314

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Join us to remove vegetation at the S-Curve near the Daingerfield Marina. This vegetation contributes to a blind corner that causes crashes.

About this event

Volunteers will remove vegetation from along the Mount Vernon Trail. This vegetation blocks sightlines creating a blind corner that has contributed to making this trail section a high crash area.

Volunteers are needed to assist with cutting, pulling, bagging and removing vegetation. No special skills are needed. We'll teach you how to help in just a few minutes.

What to Bring:

  1. Hand Pruners and limb loppers (We will have several to borrow)
  2. Work Gloves (We will have several to borrow)
  3. Sunscreen
  4. Water to drink
  5. A face covering

Getting there: We'll meet on the trail .1 mile north of the Potomac Yard marina. See picture below for map of the location.

Covid Safety Measures:

  1. Event will occur outdoors
  2. Work area allows keeping further than 6' apart at all times
  3. Volunteers are required to wear masks
  4. All loaner tools and gloves are cleaned and sanitized prior to the event
  5. Hand sanitizer will be available

Other Ways to Help:

  1. Sign up for one of our other volunteer events at mountvernontrail.org/events
  2. Make a donation to keep us stocked with tools and supplies.


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Work are is a .1 mile walk from the Potomac Yard Marina. Look for the purple Friends of the Mount Vernon Trail signs and a big bike trailer.

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Potomac Yard Marina

1 Marina Drive

Alexandria, VA 22314

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Organizer Friends of the Mount Vernon Trail

Organizer of Vegetation Removal at the Daingerfield S-Curve

The Friends of the Mount Vernon Trail works to maintain and improve the Mount Vernon Trail and promote its safe use.

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