Peggy Fleming’s Meadow Invasive Removal

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Join Rock Creek Conservancy and the National Park Service as we remove invasive Mile-a-Minute vines from Peggy Fleming’s Meadow at Military Road and Oregon Ave/Glover Road.

Invasive species are among the biggest issues plaguing this urban park. We invite you to help keep this section clean. We hope to see you there!

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Volunteer Activity: Volunteers will help remove invasive Mile-a-Minute vines from Peggy Fleming’s Meadow near the Rock Creek Nature Center.

When: Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Where: Volunteers will meet at Peggy Fleming’s Meadow on the SW corner off Military Rd and Glover Road. Location is near the Rock Creek Nature Center which is located at 5200 Glover Rd NW DC. There is a parking lot at Grove 13 on Glover Road next to the Meadow. Volunteers are encouraged to carpool, bike, or use public transportation. The site had a nearby bus stop for the D31, D33, D34, E4 and W45 busses.

What to Wear: Please dress appropriately for the weather. Wear sturdy boots or sneakers. We recommend long pants and sleeves to prevent contact with poison ivy. We also encourage volunteers to wear a hat.

What to Bring: Bring water and snacks if you want them. Tools, gloves, and water will be provided. Feel free to bring your own tools and gloves if you have them. Students can earn SSL hours, but please bring needed forms.

Leader Contact Information: John Burwell,, 202-491-6555

Weather/Cancellation Policy: If there is inclement weather we will email you directly to let you know the event has been canceled. If you do not hear from us you should assume the event will occur as scheduled. All cancellations will be updated and announced on the event calendar listing. Please check back if you are unsure.


Peggy Fleming’s Meadow
Military Road and Oregon Ave./Glover Road
Washington DC 20015

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