Sat, Apr 02

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Leopold's Preserve

Volunteer Trash Cleanup

Join us to help haul large trash items out of an abandoned dump in the Preserve. Items include old appliances, car parts, tires, and more.

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Volunteer Trash Cleanup

Time & Location

Apr 02, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Leopold's Preserve, 16290 Thoroughfare Rd, Broad Run, VA 20137, USA

About the Event

Our first Saturday volunteer day of the year will focus on cleaning up an abandoned dump site in the southern area of the Preserve. A prior landowner in this area dumped a variety of garbage here including appliances, car parts, metal barrels, glass bottles, tires, and more. Be prepared for a workout as we haul these heavy items out of the woods! Due to the difficulty of the work, this event is restricted to volunteers aged 16 and up.

Attire: Proper footwear (close-toed, treaded shoes) is required - we will be hiking on uneven ground off the trails. Wear long sleeves and pants to protect against briars, poison ivy, and ticks. Bug spray, sunscreen, and a hat will help keep you comfortable.

Equipment: Please bring your own pair of protective work gloves and a bottle of water to stay hydrated.

Location: We will meet in Parking Lot East and head to the work site as a group. Be sure to arrive on time so we don't leave you behind!

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