Wild Plant Nursery Workdays: Help us prepare for Spring propagation! Volunteers can help with a wide variety of tasks from stretching shade cloth to preparing pots to spring divisions. Nursery Workdays are Sundays-Fridays from 9am to Noon beginning March 1st. Address is 6100 Cloud Dr. Springfield, VA.
Directions: The nursery's address is 6100 Cloud Dr. Springfield, VA 22150. The Nursery is in Springfield, Virginia, in Franconia Park, which lies just south of the Beltway, and just east of the Beltway’s intersection with Routes 95 and 395. The address to our entrance is 6100 Cloud Drive. Access is from Franconia Road (644). From Franconia, turn north on Thomas Drive, less than half a mile east of the 395/95 intersection. There is a traffic light at Thomas. From Thomas, turn right onto Meriwether Lane. Turn left onto Cloud Drive. Please park in the parking lot at the bottom of the entrance road, then walk down the dirt road along the community gardens. Our nursery lies beyond the community gardens.
Marie Butler Leven Workday: Saturday, April 24th, from 9am to Noon.
Join us for a morning of invasives removal and native planting! Our invasives removal effort will focus on pulling (and bagging!) Garlic Mustard from the forest. After we've removed garlic mustard, we can focus on the fun stuff. Planting! Volunteers can help install native grasses and forbs in the front meadow.
Where: The Preserve is located at 1501 Kirby Rd McLean, VA 22101. We will meet in the parking lot and walk in together. If you're running later, please give Matt (703-859-2951) a call and we'll come back to collect you.
All visitors must abide by the following rules:
All volunteers must be pre-confirmed either through our online volunteer sign-up or our online appointment systems.
No more than 10 people can volunteer for an event at one time.
Volunteers should not visit the Wild Plant Nursery if they have any COVID symptoms, or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
Volunteers must wear a face mask while at the Wild Plant Nursery.
Volunteers must practice social-distancing while at the Wild Plant Nursery.
Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own work gloves and water bottles.
All visitors are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing.
|| Katherine Isaacson