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New Trail Created in the County

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Provided by Prince William County Even with the threat of a deluge of rain, volunteers from the Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition recently cleared a path through weeds and grass to create a trail at Neabsco Eagles Park. The new section of trail now connects the park’s parking lot, at 15801 Neabsco Road, to an existing trail. The existing …

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Calling for Volunteers to Help with Clean Up of the Occoquan River

Provided by Prince William County What do tires, hubcaps, refrigerators, video game consoles, radios, chairs, lumber, oil barrels and fishing supplies all have in common? They’ve all been pulled out of the Occoquan River. Over the years, volunteers have pulled more than 80 tons of garbage from the river and its shores, according to Renate Vanegas with the Friends of …

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April 29 Upper Occoquan River Clean-up Results

Provided by Prince William Soil and Water Conservation District The Upper Occoquan River clean-up held on April 29 was a collaborative effort that involved members of the Prince William County Parks and Recreation Department, Public Works, Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition, the Prince William Soil and Water Conservation District, four Homeowners Associations; the Occoquan Watertrail League (OWL) (owlva.org ), Neabsco Action …

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Dozens of Volunteers Collect All Sorts of Items from Local Creeks

Provided by Prince William County Prince William County recently held stream clean ups at Neabsco and Powell’s Creeks where a total of 52 volunteers collected 182 large garbage bags of mostly plastic and glass bottles and plastic shopping bags. The volunteers also pulled out dozens of car tires, bicycle wheels, five-gallon paint cans, assorted plastic toys, such as a hobby …

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Call to Action: Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

Volunteer Prince William weekly list of volunteer opportunities

Provided by Volunteer Prince William Literacy Volunteers of America-Prince William is looking for volunteers to tutor adults who wish to improve their lives through literacy. Previous tutoring experience is not needed as their training series will give you all the skills needed to be successful. The next Tutor Training Workshop is Saturday, March 18th (8:45 a. m. -4:00 p. m.) with …

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Volunteer opportunities in Prince William

Volunteer Prince William weekly list of volunteer opportunities

Provided by Volunteer Prince William Spring must be right around the corner, so mark your calendars for the Powell’s Creek Cleanup on Saturday February 25th at 9:00 a. m. Please dress for the weather that day.  Cleanup supplies are provided.  You’ll want to register for this event at pwtsc.org/event/powells-creek-cleanup-Saturday-february-25-2017.  You can call Neil at Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition …

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Call to Action: Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

Volunteer Prince William weekly list of volunteer opportunities

Provided by Volunteer Prince William How would you like to take a two-hour lunch and do super stuff in that time?  Being a Meals on Wheels volunteer driver to deliver a noon meal to homebound seniors is just the answer!  Come be part of this wonderful team of volunteers who go out five days a week to share a warm …

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Bottles, Tires and Shopping Carts… Oh My!

Provided by Prince William County Bottles, tires and maybe a shopping cart or two are all things that may be pulled out of a wooded area near Powells Creek on Saturday, Feb. 25, during a cleanup scheduled there. The Prince William Public Works Department, the Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition, and the Prince William Soil & Water Conservation District …

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Call to action: Volunteer opportunities in Greater Prince William

Volunteer Prince William weekly list of volunteer opportunities

Provided by Volunteer Prince William Spring must be right around the corner, so mark your calendars for the Powell’s Creek Cleanup on Saturday February 25th at 9:00 a. m. Please dress for the weather that day.  Cleanup supplies are provided.  You’ll want to register for this event at pwtsc.org/event/powells-creek-cleanup-Saturday-february-25-2017.  You can call Neil at Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition …

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Occoquan Holds Riverfront Rehabilitation Projects Day

Local Residents, Businesses and Non-Profits come together to clean the town’s waterfront. Photos courtesy Chris Lehto Saturday, September 21 – Occoquan, Virginia Starting at 9 a.m. Saturday morning, the Town of Occoquan held it’s first Riverfront Rehabilitation Projects Day.  Residents, businesses, and nonprofits  came together to improve the condition of the town’s waterfront.  Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition (PWTSC) met at …

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