Columbia Association and Columbia Villages Co-sponsor Community Clean-up

Columbia-wide Clean-up Day to be held April 14 at locations across Columbia

Local residents can help restore and clean Columbia’s waterways by participating in a Columbia-wide Clean-up Day, Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Across Columbia, groups will gather in all ten villages to simultaneously clean up the assigned areas listed below. This event is hosted by the Columbia Association and the villages of Columbia.


Meeting Location and Parking

Clean Up Area

Dorsey’s Search

Dorsey Hall Pool

4649 Columbia Road

CA and county open space behind the Dorsey Hall Pool and along the Plum Tree and Red Hill Branches

Harper’s Choice

Longfellow Pool

5257 Eliot’s Oak Road

Stream valley from Harper’s Farm Road through and behind Hildebrand Court, Mystic Cour, and Killings Worth

Hickory Ridge

Hawthorne Center

6175 Sunny Spring

Natural areas around the Hawthorne Center

Kings Contrivance

Amherst House*

7251 Edenbrook Lane

Open space and natural area behind the Amherst House and near Dickinson Pool  *10am-1pm

Long Reach

Area #1 – Jackson Pond

Lightspun Lane

Area #2 – End of Tamar Drive in Jeffer’s Hill

#1 – Areas around Jackson Pond and up stream valley

#2 – Natural area along pathway and stream valley at the end of Tamar Drive

Oakland Mills

Stevens Forest Pool

6061 Stevens Forest Rd

Stream valley and natural area behind Steven’s Forest Pool

Owen Brown

Lake Elkhorn Parking Lot

Dockside Lane

Lake Elkhorn and the forebay area

River Hill

River Hill Village Center

6020 Day Break

Behind Gentle Call down past Ascending Moon Path

Town Center

Oakland Manor

5430 Vantage Point Road

Wilde Creek stream valley from Little Patuxent Parkway to Lake Kittamaqundi

Wilde Lake

Below Wilde Lake dam

Hyla Brook Road

Wilde Lake natural area below the dam

Individuals, groups, scouts and those wishing to earn community service hours are encouraged to sign up. Interested volunteers are asked to call their village community center to get involved. To learn more about the local watershed and how to become part of the watershed community, visit

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Columbia-Wide Clean Up Day Video
Columbia Villages web site
Twitter Hashtag: #ColumbiaCleanUp

For media inquiries, contact:

Kelly Cooper

10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, Maryland 21044


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