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April 25-27:  USA Science & Engineering Festival--a 3-day expo at Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.; contact Ed Stierli (estierli@npca.org).

April 26:  Fort McHenry Field Day--a volunteer event with National Aquarium to plant wetland grasses and restore trails in this urban wildlife sanctuary; Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Baltimore, MD; contact Ed Stierli (estierli@npca.org).

April 27:  Fort Hunt Field Day--a volunteer event to clean up the park and complete trail work, Fort Hunt Park, Alexandria, VA; contact Pam Goddard (pgoddard@npca.org).

May 10:  Birding through History—a birding walk at Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg, MD; contact Nick Lund (nlund@npca.org).

May 17:  Military Veterans Appreciation Day--celebrate our veterans and Armed Forces with Friends of Fort Hunt, NPCA, and WHUR during a fun-filled day of outdoor activities, Fort Hunt Park, Alexandria, VA; contact Ed Stierli (estierli@npca.org).

June 6:  Anacostia Eco-Paddle--join NPCA and Anacostia Watershed Society for a night of paddling at Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens, Washington, D.C.; contact Ed Stierli (estierli@npca.org).

June 7:  Star-Spangled Canoe and Scoop--as part of National Trails Day, participate in this "canoe & scoop" cleanup paddle along the Star-Spangled Banner Trail with NPCA and Baltimore City Parks & Recreation, Middle Branch Park, Baltimore, MD; contact Ed Stierli  (estierli@npca.org).

June 21:  Reclaim the Nanticoke-- NPCA partners with Delaware Nature Society to complete a shoreline cleanup and paddle event along the Captain John Smith Chesapeake Trail, Phillips Landing, Laurel, MD; contact Ed Stierli (estierli@npca.org).

June 22-24:  Mid-Atlantic Lobby Day and Park Tour-- NPCA staff and volunteers take to the Hill to lobby Congress on park-related issues, and tour a local park, Washington, D.C.; contact Joy Oakes (joakes@npca.org).

June 26:  Paddle the Potomac-- join NPCA and Potomac Conservancy for an evening paddle along C&O Canal National Historical Park, Washington, D.C.; contact Ed Stierli (estierli@npca.org).





Featured Event

Fort McHenry Wetlands Restoration and Cleanup
April 26, 2014
Baltimore, MD

Join NPCA and the National Aquarium Conservation Team (ACT!) on Saturday, April 26 at Fort McHenry in Baltimore for a spring field day!

Fort Hunt Field Day
April 27, 2014
Alexandria, VA

Celebrate National Park Week with a cleanup and celebration of Fort Hunt Park on the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Alexandria, Virginia.

Freedom to Float 2014 Events
June 6, 2014 to June 26, 2014
Mid-Atlantic Region

NPCA and supporters are holding paddling and cleanup events throughout the region.

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