Upcoming Events

Saturday, November 28th – Help remove kudzu from the bridge by the old power plant in Alexandria. Sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kudzu-removal-on-the-power-plant-bridge-tickets-128867280505

Sunday, November 29th – Help remove kudzu from the bridge by the old power plant in Alexandria. Sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kudzu-removal-on-the-power-plant-bridge-tickets-128867280505

Saturday, December 5th – Bridge 31 Board Repair – There’s a lot of freaking loose boards. This is a second loose board fixing event. If we run out of boards, we’ll start flipping some of the boards to extend their life. – Sign up at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/125572507751

Sunday, December 6th – Help remove kudzu from the bridge by the old power plant in Alexandria. Sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kudzu-removal-on-the-power-plant-bridge-tickets-128867280505

Saturday, December 12th – Come clean the bridge near Marina Towers in Alexandria. This is a high crash incident site. We’ll remove some of the accumulation that makes the deck boards slippery. Sign up at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/129220525069

Thursday, December 17th – Help replace broken and deteriorating deck boards on Trollheim Bridge. Sign up at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/130708473563

Saturday, December 19th – Help clean Bridge 1 near Mount Vernon Estates. This bridge has been the site of multiple crashes due to slippery deck boards. Sign up at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/130729572671


2020 Past Events

Friday, November 20th – English Ivy Removal in Dyke Marsh. – 1 Volunteer – 2 Hours

Thursday, November 19th – Bridge 31 Loose Board Fixes – 6 Volunteers – 14 Hours

Thursday, November 19th – NPS Document Review – 2 Volunteers – 3 Hours

Tuesday, November 17th – Kudzu removal on power plant bridge – 6 Volunteers – 18 Hours

Saturday, November 14th – Bridge 31 Loose Board Repair – 11 Volunteers – 24 Hours

Saturday, November 7th – Bridge 31 Deck Board Cleaning – 4 Volunteers – 14.5 hours

Saturday, October 31st – Bridge 31 Deck Board Cleaning – 10 Volunteers – 25 Hours

Saturday, October 10 – Trollheim Bridge Cleaning – 6 Volunteers – 16 Hours

2019 Past Events

1/14 – Snow clearing in LBJ Memorial Grove – 11 volunteers – 55 Total Hours

1/18 – Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service – Trail Cleanup at Belle Haven Park – 32 volunteers for 64 total hours

2/8 – Winter Bike to Work Day Happy Hour – 2 volunteers – 6 total hours

2/18 – Presidents Day History Ride – 25 participants

April – Friends of the Mount Vernon Trail Photo Scavenger Hunt

4/4-6 – East Coast Greenway Mid-Atlantic Conference Presentation

4/13 – Alice Ferguson Cleanup at Daingerfield Island – 23 volunteers for 46 total hours

2018 Past Events

National Public Lands Day Trail Cleanup – 9/22/18 – 8 volunteers – 16 total hours

Trail Counts – September and October – 4 volunteers – 16 total hours

Junior Ranger Ride and Walk – 11/3/18 – 2 volunteers

Bike Light Giveaways – 11/7/18 – 2 volunteers – 4 total hours

Tour de Mount Vernon – 11/17/18 – 5 volunteers – 15 total hours

Ride along with GWMP acting CoS for Memorial Bridge safety improvements – 12/14/18 – 1 volunteer – 2 total hours