MET seeks participants for future clean-ups
Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) staff and volunteers collected nine bags of trash and two bags of recyclables along a section of Solomons Island Road in southern Anne Arundel County last Friday. MET adopted the nearly one-mile stretch of scenic byway and has pledged to keep it litter-free. Read more
Janes Island State Park is looking for participants to help clean debris and trash from the beach and shoreline at its largest volunteer event of the year. The cleanup serves as the perfect opportunity for friends and families to get outside and enjoy one of Maryland’s most beautiful parks while helping restore and beautify the area. Read more
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Forest Service is giving Volunteer Fire Assistance grants to 37 volunteer fire departments across the State this year. DNR will help fund projects in 15 counties to provide these men and women with the tools to better fight wildfires in rural communities. Read more
Throughout April, the Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) is reminding citizens in and around the Potomac River of the strict penalties and harmful effects of littering. NRP is also seeking volunteers for the 24th Annual Potomac River Watershed Clean-up on April 14. Both efforts are part of the agency’s participation in DC Metro Area Litter Enforcement Month.