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Tour40 - Washington, DC
Saturday, August 20, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)
Welcome to Tour40! Get your hands dirty in DC. You’ll work with others who share your desire to promote conservation. Southwest Airlines is commemorating 40 years of service with SCA and you!
We'll be working at Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens removing invasives, planting native species, installing coconut fiber logs and working to re-establish a meadow area at the end of Douglas Street. Everyone will gather at 7:30 AM, with kick off and project assignments at 8:00 AM, and work to begin at 8:15 AM and end around noon.
All volunteers must wear closed shoes (no sandals) and long pants. All tools will be provided. Please bring your favorite pair of gloves (or we can provide gloves for you) and sunscreen. Water and snacks will be provided.
Driving Directions: Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens is in northeast Washington, D.C., just south of the Route 50, Baltimore-Washington Parkway, Kenilworth Avenue intersection. The entrance to the Aquatic Gardens is at 1550 Anacostia Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20019. Take Route 295 southbound if you are coming from north of Route 50 or Route 50, to the Eastern Avenue Exit. Go straight up the ramp to the second street on the right, Douglas Street. Make a right onto Douglas Street. At the end of Douglas Street, make another right onto Anacostia Avenue to get to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens.
Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens is approximately 28.6 miles (38 minutes) from the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, and approximately 35.9 miles (45 minutes) from the Washington Dulles International Airport.
Parking is limited so participants are encouraged to carpool.
More detailed information will be emailed to you as we get closer to the date. Please watch for your confirmation and reminder emails and be sure to add firstname.lastname@example.org to your email address book.
Southwest Airlines and the Student Conservation Association have teamed up to bring you a day of service.
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