Northwood Chesapeake Bay Trail Opens on National Trails Day

Today, June 5 is National Trails Day.  So it was appropriate to have the ribbon cutting for the Northwood Chesapeake Bay Trail today. This was the culmination of an effort that began about a year ago. Today, VIPs were on hand to make opening remarks. The public was invited to participate in either a 5K fun run or hike. Community groups like Friends of Sligo Creek and Neighbors of the Northwest Branch had information tables about their organizations. About 100 to 200 people participated in the event.

Representatives from all the partnership organizations cutting the red ribbon officially opening the Northwood Chesapeake Bay Trail.

Jennifer Chambers (event organizer) holding up event sign


The Neighbors of the Northwest Branch Information Table


  The Earth Day workday (May 25th) at the Northwood Chesapeake Bay Trail included planting several native trees. 

Planting a meadow with wild native flowers was included in the May 25th workday


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