Green Acres Habitat Mulching Madness

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Help needed for the Green Acres Project.  

We will be mulching the trees and removing invasives.  

Meet at the corner of Wakefield Road and Little Falls Drive in Green Acres, Bethesda MD

Bring hand tools  if you have them. We have gloves and some tools to share.

Pre-approved for MCPS SSL hours.

Children under 14 must be accompanied by a supervising adult. 

No experience necessary!

The Greenacres Habitat Restoration project is located between Wakefield and Yorktown Road on the "paper road" that parallels the creek.  

The project was started in 2016 by a group of Greenacres residents who were concerned about the negative impact of invasive plant species on the local environment, and is a collaboration with the Little Falls Watershed Alliance (LFWA) and the Aqua Eagles from Westbrook Elementary School. More about the project is HERE.

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Special thanks to our partners in this restoration Montgomery County Department of Transportation, Montgomery Public Schools and Montgomery Parks.

Thank you to the Westbrook Aqua Eagles who have adopted the meadow as a special project.

Thank you to Pineapple Landscaping and Outdoor Illumination for their man hour contributions to the project.

Thank you to Strosnider 's Hardware for a donation that made it possible to purchase mulch.

Thank you to the Sumner Garden Club for your generous contribution for trees and bushes.