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Volunteers Collect Litter along Adopted Section of Solomons Island Road

Staff and volunteers cleaning up Solomon Island Road

Staff and volunteers cleaning up Solomon Island Road

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 Seeks Volunteers for Annual Cleanup Day

Part of Janes Island’s six miles of beach

Part of Janes Island’s six miles of beach

When: Saturday, September 14, starting at 8:30 a.m.
Where: Janes Island State Park, 26280 Alfred J. Lawson Drive, Crisfield
Who: Open to the Public
Cost: Free
Contact: Park: 410-968-1565; or Ranger Somers: 443-614-7121

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 »


Volunteers Needed for Farm Restoration Project

The Button Farm House

Who: Open to the Public (Student Service Learning Approved)

When: Saturday, October 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Seneca Creek State Park, Button Farm Living History Center, 16820 Black Rock Road, Germantown

Contact: 202-903-4140 or

The Menare Foundation, Inc. is seeking volunteers to help clean and prep Button Farm ─ a property in the Maryland Department of Natural Resources curatorship program ─ for the start of its 8-month restoration. Volunteers may arrive anytime during the clean-up and stay for as long as they would like. Read more »


DNR Awards Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants to 37 Fire Departments

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 »


NRP Participates In DC Metro Area Litter Enforcement Month

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.
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