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City of F.C. Looking for Volunteers for Habitat Restoration

The City of Falls Church is looking for volunteers to assist the City’s Habitat Restoration Team in Cherry Hill Park at 312 Park Avenue on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. – noon.

The team will restore the local ecosystem by removing invasive vegetation and replanting native species that benefit local birds and butterflies. The habitat restoration team and volunteers will be working in the wooded areas near the basketball court or along the fence line between Park Avenue and Great Falls.

According a press release from the City, volunteers should prepare to work outdoors and wear boots or heavy shoes, comfortable clothes and gloves. The initial fall habitat restoration event part of an on-going effort to keep the City of Falls Church beautiful.

On October 17 and November 14, the City’s Habitat Restoration Team will be working along the trail inside of Crossman Park at 525 N. Van Buren Street from 10 a.m. – noon. For more information or to register, call 703-538-6961 or email melanite@verizon.net.

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