Patapsco Heritage Greenway Tentative 2013 Calendar of Events
Please note that this is a tentative calendar of events for the Patapsco
Heritage Greenway (PHG), subject to change, cancellation or additional
events added. Email email@example.com and ask to be
on our email event list for updates and details on our events.
If you would like to join hundreds of other volunteers in cleaning
up the Patapsco Valley area, please contact Betsy McMillion via: e-mail
Thursday, January 17. PHG General Board Meeting, Howard County Tourism Office Conference Room, 8267 Main Street, Ellicott City, MD 21043. 4:30-6 pm.
Sunday, January 20. PHG Exhibit at Earth Forum of Howard County/ Sailing
on to Healthy Waters. First Presbyterian Church, 1-5 pm. Come and visit
Saturday, February 9. Stream Captain Workshop.10:30 am, Miller
Branch Library, 9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042. Trained
adult volunteers are needed for PHG’s Stream Captain Team, who
lead and manage other volunteers to conduct a safe and successful watershed
cleanup. Registration required here.
Sunday, February 24. Patapsco River Watershed Stream Watch Training.
Arbutus Branch Library Meeting Room, 855 Sulphur Spring Road, Arbutus,
MD 21227 2-4 pm. Location: Adopt a local stream in the Patapsco River
watershed and learn how to identify and troubleshoot problem streams.
Participation restricted to adults only. Please register here.
Saturday, March 16 (rain date March 17). Patapsco River cleanup along
Orange Grove Area of Patapsco State Park. 10 am – 1 pm. Participants
Friday, March 22. Patapsco River Watershed Cleanup with the Baker Group/Lockheed
Martin employees. Location off River/Nursery Roads in Linthicum. 1-4
pm. Registration restricted to Baker /Lockheed employees and authorized
PHG volunteers. For more information and/or directions, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, April 7. Hudson Branch cleanup in Ellicott City. 9 am – 12 pm. Email for exact meeting location off Frederick Road. Frederick Road neighbors living adjacent to Hudson Branch stream. Participants please register here.
Tuesday, April 9. 7-9 pm. PHG Annual Meeting at the Benjamin Banneker
Historical Park & Museum, 300 Oella Ave, Catonsville, MD 21228;
410-887-1081 . Following a brief business meeting, guest lecturer, Nancy
Pickard, will present “Gone But Not Forgotten: History & Community
in the Mill Town of Daniels, MD,” including many photos of the
former textile mill and its surrounding village nestled in a bend in
the Patapsco River four miles north of historic Ellicott City. There
will be historical displays, an invasive plant exhibit, and refreshments.
Super Volunteer recognition, as well as the “Volunteer of the
Year” award, will be presented to those persons who played a large
part in protecting our vast resource, the Patapsco River Valley, and
in advancing knowledge of the rich history of our Patapsco watershed.
Open to general public. For more information, email email@example.com
Saturday, April 13 (rain date Sunday, April 14). Sawmill Branch Watershed
Cleanup at Catonsville Park. in partnership with Oakcrest Community
Association, volunteers will meet behind the Catonsville Senior Center
in the parking area near the playground, near 510 North Rolling Road,
Baltimore, MD 21228. 10 am -1 pm. In partnership with the Oakcrest Community
Association, several volunteers needed to clean up the Sawmill stream
that runs through the park and other targeted park areas!!!!! Participants
please register here.
No HCC Environmental Science students due to Greenfest.
Wednesday, April 24 (rain or shine). Watershed Cleanup with Glenwood Middle School. Location TBA. , 9 am--1 pm. Student service learning project. Participation restricted to PHG trained stream team volunteers and Glenwood Middle School students, teachers, staff & parents. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, April 26. Watershed Scavenger Hunt & River Cleanup with
Hollifield Elementary School at Daniels Area of Patapsco State Park.
Time TBA. For Hollifield Station Elementary School 5th grade teachers,
staff, parent helpers and trained PHG volunteers only. For more information,
email email@example.com or Teacher Lori Speelman
Sunday, April 28. Patapsco State Park Family Fun Day. In partnership
with Patapsco State Park Avalon Area. Exact location and time TBA. For
more information, email Tim Titus at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, May 16. PHG General Board Meeting, Location: Elkridge Assembly
Hall, 6090 Lawyers Hill Road Elkridge, MD 4:30-6 pm. Members and general
public are invited, but requested to RSVP with the president at email@example.com
Saturday, October 19, 10 am 1 pm. Tree Maintenance in Patapsco
State Park, Belmont Area, off of Belmont Woods Road in Elkridge. Final
tree maintenance. Help us remove tree shelters and conduct tree maintenance
on hundreds of trees planted in this area. Volunteers may register here.
Saturday, October 26, 1-3 pm. CSI Creek Scene Investigation
workshop. Tentative location at Deep Run, off Glenmore Avenue in Elkridge.
Outside workshop to learn how to determine water quality through observance
of macro-invertebrates and simple chemical tests. Training restricted
to adults only. Participants may register here.
Wednesday, October 30, 9 am 1 pm .Tree planting prep work. Volunteers
needed to help mark areas where trees will be planted with tree planting
plan. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pre-registration required no later than Tuesday, October 29. Volunteers
may register here.
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