Trash Cleanup for National Public Lands Day

Please join the Friends of Dyke Marsh (FODM) and the National Park Service (NPS) on Saturday, September 24, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for a trash cleanup in celebration of National Public Lands Day. We will conduct the trash cleanup along the Potomac River shoreline in Belle Haven Park and the Haul Road Trail.

If you are available to participate in this trash cleanup, please register using this link:

Check in at a registration table in Belle Haven Park near the south parking lot or at the entrance to the Haul Road Trail. We will provide gloves, tools, trash bags and instructions. Wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes, long pants and sleeves, gloves and sun protection. Bring water. We kindly request that you not bring pets to this event. Participants will be notified 24 hours in advance if cancellation is needed due to inclement weather.

You may also email or with any questions regarding this event.