Woodmore Workday

From 11/23/20 10:00 am until 11/23/20 1:00 pm
Woodmore Workday

Note: This event is weather dependent

Note: This is STEP 1 to being confirmed for this event. All volunteers that register must complete our screening questionnaire by Sunday, November 22nd to be confirmed for the Woodmore Workday:

Date: Monday, November 23, 2020 

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm 

Location:  Woodmore Elementary School, 12500 Woodmore Road, Mitchellville, MD 20721 (Map)

  • Parking is available at this location 

Project: During our Woodmore Workday, volunteers will help AWS with to install an outdoor classroom whiteboard, put posts in the ground, and help us with woods trail construction at the Woodmore Elementary School! This project is a part of our Treating and Teaching program, a collaborative effort between the Anacostia Watershed Society, Prince George's County, the Chesapeake Bay Trust, and several nonprofit partners. Treating and Teaching connects stormwater management solutions with student learning and environmental literacy curricula. By participating in this project, volunteers will help AWS and its partners to connect students and teachers to outdoor learning opportunities on their school grounds.

Physical Level of Difficulty: Easy to moderate

  • This event will involve digging, lifting, and bending. Participants will be expected to wear closed-toed shoes and masks for the duration of the event. If you think any of the physical requirements will be problematic, please let us know .  

Registration and completion of our screening questionnaire is required. Please register at least 2 days prior to the event date. We will email you the screening questionnaire link on Friday, November 20th. It must be completed by Sunday, November 22nd. Anyone who doesn't register online or complete our screening questionnaire will be denied access to the event. 

Bathroom Situation: Bathrooms will not be available for use on site. 

Other Participant Requirements:

  • Self-Monitoring: All participants in the Anacostia Watershed Society's (AWS) event are required to:
    • Complete online registration and our screening questionnaire prior to the event. All registrants must be able to meet the following requirements of our screening survey:
      • From November 9-November 23, volunteers must have shown no symptoms of COVID-19 including:  fever (100.4 F or greater, cough, sore throat, respiratory illness, difficulty breathing, loss of taste or smell, etc.
      • From November 9-November 23, volunteers must have no close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
      • From November 9-November 23, volunteers must not travel outside the DC, MD, VA area.
      • From November 9-November 23, volunteers must not have close contact with someone who has traveled outside the DC, MD, VA area.
    • Take your own temperature that day, prior to arrival at the event. If your temperature is degrees or greater, or you have other COVID-19 symptoms, do not come to the event!
    • If you are sick, please do not come to the event.
    • If you have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 within the last 14 days, do not come to the event. 
    • If you have had any close contact with an individual who has confirmed coronavirus diagnosis and/or who is presumed to have coronavirus, do not come to the event.
    • If you become ill within one week of participating in the event, please consider reporting this to the [email protected] (our Human Resources email address). We will keep your identity confidential. 
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing: All must sanitize or wash their hands immediately upon arrival and after the event.
  • Physical Distancing: Participants must maintain a distance of greater than 6 feet from other persons on the land, throughout the event. 
  • Equipment Handling: All participants are responsible for carrying any equipment they may use and they should not share equipment, such as water bottles, shovels, etc. This means carrying in-and-out, to and from the project site, and making sure that you have washed your hands before and after with hand sanitizer or soap. Assistance in carrying heavy equipment is allowed if the users maintain the required 6 feet distance. AWS strongly encourages proper handwashing/cleaning for all participants before and after events.                                                  

For more information before the event, contact Emily Castelli at [email protected] or call 301-699-6204 x103.

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