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Potomac Cleanup at Fletcher's Cove

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4940 Canal Rd NW, Washington, DC 20007

Friends of Fletchers Cove is proud to join the Potomac Conservancy for the Potomac Cleanup at Fletchers Cove. Please save the date! On Saturday, January 26th volunteers will join forces to help regain access to the park and river at Fletchers Cove. We thank Mom’s Market and Guest Services for their sponsorship and support. 

Work Plan for Fletchers Cove Clean Up Day on January 26th - PLEASE REVIEW

Due to the potential of extreme weather conditions all volunteers will be notified with an email confirmation by Thursday, January 24th.

We recommend that you dress for very cold weather. Due to the federal shutdown and the season, facilities on site are very limited. Bottled water, snacks and a warming station will be provided.  FFC volunteers able to attend please email us here indicating which team you are able to join and confirming the tools you are able to provide.

Access Team   Arrival Time 7:30 AMThe Access Team will be tasked to insure a driving lane is made wide enough for vehicles to access to the lower parking lot.  Heavy Lifting may be involved.

Shovel Team    Arrival Time 9:00 AMThe Shovel Team will be tasked to begin the regrading of the sediment berm blocking access to the dock. In addition to gloves, shovels and single wheel wheelbarrows, knee, hip boots or waders are recommended.

Clean Up Team Arrival Time 10:00 AMThe Clean Up Team will be tasked to canvas the park area to clean up trash and stack drift wood in designated locations. Heavy gloves and boots are recommended.

To expedite the arrival process please complete this waiver form online. Hard copy waivers will also be provided on site.  

Your initial interest and willingness to pitch in has provided even more advocacy for our cause.  It’s making a difference! All FFC followers and stakeholders are grateful for your effort. New FFC volunteers may still sign up here

Earlier Event: January 12
Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival
Later Event: February 16
Trout Unlimited - Rapidan Chapter