2nd Annual Goose Creek Challenge – Volunteers Needed!

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Please join us for the 2nd annual Goose Creek Challenge reforestation project to restore native vegetation along Goose Creek and its headwaters.

Goals of the Goose Creek Challenge include water quality improvement, stream stabilization, habitat restoration, community engagement, and educational outreach.

Students from several local schools, Goose Creek Association members and board, John Marshall Soil and Water Conservation District, and VA Division of Forestry will gather to plant native trees and shrubs, and learn about riparian and freshwater ecology at two farms near Middleburg, Va.

Tuesday April 8, 2014  9:00 am to 3:00 pm 
Perry Farm, with Middleburg Academy. Rain date 4/9 and 4/10

Saturday April 12, 2014  9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Perry Farm, with Foxcroft School and Loudoun County Schools. Rain Date 4/19

Tuesday April 15, 2014  9:00 am t0 3:00 pm
Orange Hill Farm, with Highland and Hill Schools. Rain Date 4/21

FREE LUNCH and planting equipment will be provided. If you have a favorite planting shovel, please bring it along with you.

To REGISTER as a volunteer for the planting events, receive directions, and reserve your free lunch, please email marciawoolman@gmail.com

 

 

Posted on March 20th, 2014 in Events and Screenings, Featured, Goose Creek Challenge

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