Volunteers help with trail maintenance and clear out invasive species.

Fort McHenry Conservation Field Day with the National Aquarium
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Give a day for the Bay and join the Potomac Chapter group as we support the National Aquarium Conservation Team for a field day at the Fort McHenry wetland! You can help maintain pollinator and rain gardens, remove debris from the wetlands and much more. Data collected from this event will contribute to the International Coastal Clean-up.

Pre-registration is required for this event. Volunteer space is limited and the Potomac Chapter has been allotted 10 spaces. Registration will close when the event is full.

Chapter members must register directly with the Aquarium at the following web site:

https://aqua.formstack.com/forms/fall2018fmhfieldday

Volunteers help maintain hiking trails as part of the ACLT's Care-for-the-Land initiative

November 10th, join volunteers at the American Chestnut Land Trust in Prince Frederick MD. The ACLT’s mission is to  Connect People to the Land, and has over 22 miles of trails across a 3,000 acre preserve, guided canoe trips on the beautiful Parkers Creek, and regenerative farming that benefits a local food pantry. ACLT is dedicated to land conservation and to the community. Volunteers are invited to help perform trail maintenance on Nov 10, 2018 at 9:00 am – 12:00 pm -Fall Hiking Trail Maintenance Day. Sign up here at https://www.acltweb.org/index.php/index.php/events/fall-hiking-trail-maintenance-day-2/

All skill levels are welcome, but anyone interested should sign up in advance so there will be enough tools on hand for everyone. Volunteers help maintain hiking trails as part of the ACLT’s Care-for-the-Land initiative

 

Contact the Conservation Committee Chair at Conservation@AMCPotomac.org to:

  • Join the Conservation Committee and help engage chapter members in conservation activities
     
  • Find out more on any issues listed on this page
     
  • Send suggestions or ask questions.

Local Conservation News

Members of AMC’s Potomac Chapter helped celebrate National Public Lands by working alongside members of the National Aquarium’s Conservation Team. They helped remove debris from the marsh and enhanced the area with beneficial native plant gardens. Data collected during the event was contributed to the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup efforts.