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Easy Hikers--W&OD Trail and Tamarack Park, Vienna, VA

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CANCELLED - Yankee Clippers AT Work Trip

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Wanderbirds: Shenandoah River State Park, VA

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Vigorous Hikers: Fetzer Gap

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Easy Hikers--Foggy Bottom to Rosslyn Metro

91011
Tuscarora Central District Devil's Nose Crew Work Trip


Lincoln Loggers - Old Rag Cabin

12
Wanderbirds: AT, Black Rock to High Rock to Pen Mar, MD

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Vigorous Hikers Bull Run


PATC Executive Committee

15
Easy Hikers--Seneca Bluffs MD


Midweek Hike


New Members Meeting

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Learn To Cross-Country/NORDIC Ski In Laurel Highlands PA

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SNP/PATC Annual Trails Meeting


CANCELLED - Charlie Irvin Shelter Work Trip

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Wanderbirds: Appalachian Trail, Ashby Gap to Manassas Gap, VA

2021
Vigorous Hikers - Elizabeth Furnace Hiking and Bushwhacking with Optional Overnight at Glass House

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Easy Hikers--Glover Archbold Trail, DC

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CANCELLED - Charlie Irvin Shelter Work Trip


Basic Wilderness First Aid


Meet the Trail Patrol Hike - Gathland/Weverton, AT, MD

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Vigorous Hikers - Swift Run Gap to Simmons Gap and return

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Cross-Country/NORDIC ski trip in Laurel Highlands PA



Invasive Plant Removal - AT(Thompson WMA) CANCELLED

Event Category: Special Event

Start Date: Sunday, 3/29/2020

Start Time: 1:00 PM

Contact: Rob Lamar

Email: wrlamar@gmail.com

Description: 

The PATC, in coordination with the Virginia Native Plant Society, will be conducting a invasive plant removal day at Thompson Wildlife Management area near Linden, Virginia from 1-4PM.  This area is one of the most outstanding botanical sites in the Virginia Blue Ridge.  Unfortunately, the native flora of Thompson is increasingly threatened by invasive plant species.  On March 28th, we'll concentrate our efforts on pulling garlic mustard (Alliaria petioilata).

 

No prior experience is necessary.  Training will be provided on-site.  Please bring seasonal appropriate clothing (never forget rain gear), gloves, water, snacks and a small trowel if you have one.  Be prepared to hike several miles and squat or bend over repeatedly - all with the satisfaction that you are helping to protect a truly special natural area

 

We will meet at the Trillium parking area, off of Freezetown Rd.  GPS Coordinates are 38°57'12.8"N 78°01'36.9"W. 

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From the east:

Take I-66 West to exit18 (Marshall).  Left on VA-688  Right on VA-55W (0.1m).  Right on State Rte 638 -Freezeland Rd (4.2m). Parking lot will be on right (5.0m)

 

From the west:

Take I-66 East to exit 13 for VA-79 toward Linden/VA-55.  Right onto VA-79S.  Left onto VA-55E (0.1m).  Left onto State Rte 638 – Freezeland Rd  (1.3m).  Parking lot will be on right (5.0 m)

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