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WALK & TALK WELLNESS

In honor of National Mental Health Awareness Month, our community coalitions have partnered to support you with wellness messages at nine of our county trail locations. We hope you will take this opportunity to walk & talk about wellness, share positive wellness messages on our community board and submit trail photos for a chance to win wellness prizes, and learn about local resources, workshops, and services that can help support you on your journey to wellness!

Head to one of our county trails starting on Sunday, May 9th through Saturday, June 5th to participate and scan the QR Codes at each trailhead to learn more about wellness messages that are meaningful to you!

The sponsoring organizations are:

More information on the Walk and Wellness event can be found here.

Walk and Wellness participants have submitted these photos of the trails in our community parks.

Results – trash cleanup at Neabsco Creek, March 13, 2021

Thanks to the volunteers who participated in the cleanup, removing about 150 bags of trash, 30 tires, and a number of other large items from the watershed. The majority of the trash was plastic bottles and containers. Other items picked up were three 55-gallon plastic barrels, plastic buckets, two electric motorized children’s vehicles, and a piece of furniture.

The work of individual volunteers, families, and groups who participated is greatly appreciated. Thanks to Boy Scout Troops 295 and 501; and the Northern Virginia GeoCache group.

The cleanup is sponsored by:

  • PW Soil and Water Conservation District
  • PW Trails and Steams Coalition
  • Woodbridge Potomac Communities Civic Association
  • PW County Dept of Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Trash cleanup – Neabsco Creek, Saturday March 13, 2021

We’re planning another cleanup of Neabsco Creek and Neabsco Eagles Park on Saturday, March 13, 2021 – (9:00 am to noon). Thanks to all who have registered for the cleanup. Registration is now closed.   For those who have registered, please remember to complete this waiver form for each participant, and bring them with you.

Safety guidelines will be enforced for everyone’s protection, including wearing a face mask and maintaining physical distancing from other participants outside their household. All participants will also need to complete an online waiver before participating. No walk-ins at this time. Registration & participation will be limited.

Partners for this event are the Woodbridge Potomac Communities Civic Association, the PW Soil & Water Conservation District, and the PWC Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism.

The location is:

  • Neabsco Eagles Park, 15801 NEABSCO RD, WOODBRIDGE, VA 22191

Contact secretary@pwtsc.org for more information.

Here are some photos of the trash in the cleanup area.