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Earthday Tree Planting

on site contact:

Marian Dombroski

text  301 775 1191

Maintenance of the BWP West Grove

Our work Monday continues the efforts of our partner groups to enhance the riparian area of the Anacostia River. Over the last 10 years, under the direction of the Anacostia Watershed Society, we have conducted many events in the BWP West Grove including the banks of Quincy Run. We will focus on the 300 trees planted by AWS north of the Bladensburg Wetland and west of the Riverwalk Trail.

View the video below for a full description of our work plan.

PURPOSE​:    maintain the health of young trees

  • secure wire cages to protect from vines, deer, and beavers - repair or replace damaged cages - reuse cages from dead trees.

  • remove ties and other objects constricting branches

  • remove vines within 6 feet of tree cages

  • collect brush in piles. do not remove from site 

beaver chew found near

Lower Beaverdam Creek

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