GOE Volunteer: River Clean-Up
Saturday, April 5
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Washington Canoe Club Boathouse
3700 Water Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20007
Online registration is closed.
volunteer opportunity you’ve been waiting for!
The Gathering of Eagles will
partner with the local DC Chapter of Surfrider on
April 5th for a cleanup of the Potomac River and the Capital Crescent Trail.
Meet up at WCC's boathouse, located at 3700
Water Street, NW (see note below regarding parking). We'll collect trash by
land, and haul it back to the boathouse for proper
disposal. Wear sturdy shoes and be prepared to hike! Long pants and
long sleeves are also recommended.
Surfrider members with boards, kayaks, or canoes
are welcome to launch from the WCC dock. The 4 chapter boards will also be
available for use. Volunteers on the water should dress in non-cotton layers
Following the cleanup will be a hot dog roast sponsored
by the DC Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation. Please feel free to bring
additional sides and/or items for the grill.
This is the 26th anniversary of the Alice Ferguson
Foundation's Potomac River Watershed Cleanup. On April 5th, hundreds of
volunteers will pick up trash from sites all throughout the Potomac River
watershed. Please join us in supporting this important watershed-wide cleanup.
Hope to see you there!
Please note that there is NO parking available at
the boathouse to Non-WCC members. Metered street parking and garages are
located nearby. Volunteers are also encouraged to take public transportation
or bike. This cleanup is accessible via Circulator buses from Rosslyn or Union
Take the Circulator bus to Wisconsin Ave, NW. Walk
down hill on Wisconsin, and turn right. Walk to the end of Water St, past Key
Bridge. WCC is the green boathouse at the beginning of the Capital Crescent
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