Volunteers from real estate development firm worked with Rock Creek Conservancy for ‘Extreme Cleanup’
On what was dubbed the Twinbrook Extreme Cleanup, nearly 50 volunteers cleared away 4,000 pounds of debris along the Twinbrook portion of Rock Creek Park on Saturday, company officials announced. For the second year in a row, volunteers with JBG Companies, a Chevy-Chase-based real estate company, teamed up with Rock Creek Conservancy. This year, the crews set out to do some extreme cleaning in a wooded area off Fishers Lane near a few of JBG's developments—Twinbrook Station, the Health and Human Services campus and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease building, which is under construction. The folks at JBG submitted this photo to Patch on Monday.
JBG Companies sponsored Twinbrook site for annual Rock Creek Conservancy project.
More than 60 volunteers spent four hours Saturday cleaning up Rock Creek in Twinbrook as part of the Rock Creek Conservancy's fourth annual Extreme Cleanup. The JBG Companies sponsored the cleanup in Twinbrook, where Chevy Chase-based JBG is building several projects. The Twinbrook site was one of 65 throughout the Rock Creek watershed. Another cleanup is planned for April 28 in Kensington. About 2,000 volunteers participated in Saturday's cleanup region-wide, Braeden Bumpers, a Chesapeake Conservation Corps volunteer with the Rock Creek Conservancy, said in a news release from JBG. “This could be our most successful yet,” Bumpers said of the cleanup. The Twinbrook totals for trash and junk removed from the park could lead the day’s …