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ACLT Calendar of Events

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March 2017

11 - Annual Membership Meeting
Join ACLT on March 12 for our Annual Membership Meeting! Attend the meeting to discuss current research in the watershed and potential conservation opportunities. Become a member on site. Please plan to attend to get involved and meet like-minded people dedicated to protecting, caring for and sharing the lands of the Parkers Creek and Governors Run Watersheds. Coffee reception at 9:30. Meeting begins at 10:00. Luncheon to follow. Registration required for post-meeting luncheon (fee) and is available at St. John Vianney Family Life Center. 9:30am  12pm. RSVP (No Luncheon): Email RSVP (with Luncheon):Register for Meeting & Luncheon
18 - Parkers Creek Water Quality Monitoring Training
Attention Citizen Scientists! Help ACLT ensure that Parkers Creek is healthy. Monthly tests allow us to track changes in the water that might identify threats to the watershed. Once trained, volunteers hike to testing sites 2-4 times per year to collect water samples. Water Quality Monitoring Training teaches volunteers how to collect and prepare water samples from 3 locations along Parkers Creek. Training will run from 9am - 1pm at the ACLT office. Hands-on sampling experience provided. Be prepared to hike for 2 hours. Snacks and water suggested. Email Autumn Phillips-Lewis at for more info.
25 - Hiking Trail Maintenance Day
Spring Hiking Trail Maintenance Day: Bring you work glove and elbow grease and we'll bring great outdoor projects and smiles as we work on the trails! Help us clear winter from the trails as ACLT Staff, volunteers and friends gather to get ready for the spring hiking season. Meeting spot TBA. 9am - 12pm. Free picnic lunch for all volunteers! Register by emailing Autumn Phillips-Lewis at

April 2017

22 - Earth Day 5k Trail Run
Celebrate Earth Day by running ACLTs beautiful Parkers Creek Preserve at our 5K Fun Run! Get out on the trails with beautiful views of Parkers Creek and enjoy the spring weather while helping to raise awareness and support for ACLT! Run solo or create a team for fun and fundraising to help protect and care for the environment. Walkers welcome! REGISTER Sign in 8am. Run start time 9am, walkers follow.

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