Thursday, March 29, 2012

Patuxent River Cleanup – March 31st

Take the plunge and help clean up the Patuxent River, Maryland's longest and deepest river. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), the Patuxent Riverkeeper, friends, neighbors and patrons of clean water are all part of the Annual Patuxent Trash Clean-Up being held on Saturday, March 31, from 9 a.m. to Noon.  And you can join too.

Volunteers can sign up at seven sites located at the recreation areas around WSSC’s two reservoirs, Triadelphia and Rocky Gorge. These include:

· Supplee Lane Recreation Area, 16904 Supplee Lane, Laurel;

· Scott’s Cove Recreation Area, 10904 Harding Rd. Laurel;

· Pig Tail Recreation Area, 5600 Green Bridge Road, Dayton;

· Big Branch Recreation Area, 14801 Triadelphia Mill Rd. Dayton; and

· Greenbridge Recreation Area, Greenbridge Road at New Hampshire, Brookeville.

To register to help at one of these sites, go to https://eservices.wsscwater.com/wps/portal/EarthMonth.

For more information about WSSC’s sites, contact Sandy August at 301-206-8240. To get more information about the overall Patuxent River Clean-Up, contact the Patuxent Riverkeeper at 301-249-8200, info@paxriverkeeper.org.

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