Woodend Update: Woodend Sanctuary to Close Aug. 30-31st for Improvements

Woodend Update: Woodend Sanctuary to Close Aug. 30-31st for Improvements

For more information, contact Caroline Brewer at [email protected] or (301) 652-9188 Ext. 23

Chevy Chase, MD – From August 27th to the 31st, ANS will be making repairs and upgrades along the driveway through Woodend Nature Sanctuary.

From Aug 27-29, the sanctuary will be open to the public, however, the front entrance at Jones Mill Road will be closed.  If you visit on those days, please use the entrance on Brierly Road and park in one of the lots near the mansion.

On Thursday, August 30th and Friday, August 31st the sanctuary will be closed to the public. ANS email will not be available to staff during this time.

Thank you for your patience as we make improvements at Woodend.  When you visit in September, we hope you’ll notice some fantastic upgrades including a new rain garden to capture stormwater from the driveway.

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About ANS: ANS is the longest serving independent environmental organization in the DMV. Throughout its history, ANS has played a pivotal role in conserving our region’s iconic natural places from development including the C&O Canal, Dyke Marsh and, most recently, Ten Mile Creek. Past ANS member and board president, Rachel Carson, author of Silent Spring, is credited with launching the now global environmental movement. ANS’s nature experts provide hundreds of opportunities each year for children and adults to enjoy, learn about, and protect the environment.

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