Restore Rock Creek in Pasadena

rock creek pictureGet outside and celebrate spring at the headwaters of Rock Creek in Pasadena on Saturday, April 5.

The Baltimore Port Alliance Environmental Committee is partnering with the Restore Rock Creek organization and local community associations for this watershed cleanup event.

Volunteers will help improve the headwaters of Rock Creek by removing trash and debris. This area is a collection point for trash from the incoming streams and it is the area furthest affected by the creek’s tidal reach. This event also supports the goals of Project Clean Stream.

2014 Spring Community Clean Up Event

When: Saturday, April 5, 2014 (9:00 AM – 12:00 PM)
Where: Headwaters of Rock Creek – 1237 Pekin Road, Pasadena MD 21122

Please park along Pekin Road and the County pumping station. Be careful not to block access for the residents of Pekin Road during the clean up. Carpool if possible!

What to Wear Checklist:

• Long Pants. (waders for the more adventurous types)
• Long Sleeve Shirt
• Closed Toe and/or Water Resistant Shoes
• Work Gloves (gloves will be provided, but feel free to bring your own, if you like)
• Bug Spray and Hand Sanitizer
• Sun Protection

rock creek snipRSVP for this event by April 3 to Dave Stambaugh, Baltimore Maritime Exchange, manager@balmx.org

The Baltimore Port Alliance is a non-profit group of maritime business representatives dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of businesses and individuals who make their living and support their families through maritime commerce.

Through information advocacy and service, they seek to protect the business climate for Marylander’s by promoting the importance of the Maritime Industry in our State through sponsoring community and legislative forums, keeping elected officials informed, and fostering better communications with state and federal resource agencies.

Find out more about Restore Rock Creek at www.restorerockcreek.org