2023 Little Hunting Creek Cleanup
Coming up soon! Little Hunting Cleanups will be held on April 15 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Community credit hours are provided for students who bring their forms. We supply gloves and sturdy plastic bags.
April 15 Cleanup Sites
Please join volunteers and neighbors at the following sites.
Colonel John Byers Park. 2213 Collingwood Rd. (between Candlewood Dr. and Karl Rd, on the south side of Collingwood.) Meet at the playground area of the park and proceed along the creek to the beaver dam and beyond. Contact: Greg Crider.
Gum Springs. Meet at the Shaw Park Court cul-de-sac (nearest address: 3200 Shaw Park Court) to help clean up wooded parkland and marsh along the creek, and at Napper Road and Richmond Highway. Contact: Bryan Birch, 571-201-2802.
First River Farms. In addition to picking up trash, volunteers at this site will be cutting and removing English Ivy and other invasive vines that overwhelm the trees along the shoreline. Bring clippers, if you have them. Follow this link to sign up, and for more details. Note: this event is scheduled from 8 to 11 a.m. Contact:Will Friedman
Join Senator Scott Surovell and Delegate Paul Krizek to help clean up three of the trashiest spots on Little Hunting Creek! Please RSVP for any of the following cleanup events by following this link.
Janna Lee Avenue bridge. Meet here.
Mount Vernon Shopping Plaza. Meet near the Sherwin Williams Paint Store, 7644 Fordson, here.
Audubon Estates. Meet on Grackle Court,here.
What to Wear and Bring
Sturdy waterproof shoes or rubber boots or old sneakers (most sites are muddy).
Long pants and long sleeves (some sites have poison ivy).
Water, and a hat or sun protection (some sites are exposed).