Martin Luther King, Jr., Weekend – Nature Volunteering Events

Come volunteer to help heal the environment on Martin Luther King, Jr., National Day of Service Weekend, Jan 14-16, 2023!  You’re invited to join Arlington Regional Master Naturalist (ARMN) Park Stewards to remove non-native invasive plants and help restore the natural ecosystem, while enjoying time outdoors with community members in our area’s beautiful parks. Wear gloves, sturdy shoes, long pants, and bring a water bottle. Bring tools if you have them; extras will be provided. All ages are welcome. Children must be supervised at all times by a parent or guardian.

SATURDAY, January 14, 2023

Gulf Branch Nature Center & Park

Saturday, January 14, 9:30 – 11:30am

3608 Military Rd, Arlington, VA
Contact: Jennifer Soles, 703-228-3403,

Sign up:

Theodore Roosevelt Island

Saturday, January 14, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Theodore Roosevelt Island, Washington, DC

Meet at the stone wall on the parking lot side of the footbridge.  Parking is tight at TRI, so consider biking or walking across the footbridge from Rosslyn.

Sign up:

SUNDAY, January 15, 2023

Long Branch at Glencarlyn Park

Sunday, January 15, 2:00 – 4:00pm

625 S Carlin Springs Rd, Arlington, VA 

Contact: Steve Young, 703-966-2966,
Meet in Long Branch Nature Center parking lot.

Sign up:

MONDAY, January 16, 2023

Doctor’s Run Park – Trash Pickup

Monday, January 16 – 1:00-3:00pm. 

1301 South George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA 

For details, contact Carolyn L at:

Sign up:

For future events, please check the ARMN Volunteer to Restore Native Habitat page.

Thank You!

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