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    Greenbelt

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D.C. Cares Volunteer Event

a group picture of DC Cares and National Park Service park rangers
DC Cares and National Park Service Park rangers team up for a volunteer event.
 

D.C. Cares and Greenbelt Park, a unit of the National Park Service kicked off National Park Week 2011 with a volunteer event in Greenbelt, Maryland.
The dedicated volunteers picked up trash that would have wound up in Still Creek.
Still Creek is a watershed for the Anacostia River, Potomac River, and the Chesapeake Bay.
Thank You to the dedicated volunteers that cleaned up Still Creek in a heavy Saturday morning rain.

 
DC Cares Volunteer leaders
DC Cares volunteers to help clean up the Still Creek watershed in Greenbelt Park.
 
a picture of DC Cares volunteers picking up trash and cleaning Still Creek in a volunteer event at Greenbelt Park, Maryland
Volunteers of all ages from DC Cares picking up trash before it heads into Still Creek.

Did You Know?

a picture of a Native American tent in the Greenbelt Park campground

Greenbelt Park campground (located in Maryland) was closed in 1978 so that Native Americans could camp while in Washington, D.C. as a part of the Longest Walk that started in Sacramento, California. The walk was a part of Native Americans protest of how the government was treating Native Americans.