We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. –Winston Churchill


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Since 1989, Anacostia Watershed Society members have been providing the financial and political strength that has made the organization such a successful advocate for the Anacostia River and the environment here in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Be confident that your money and your voice will have an immediate, positive impact on the health and cleanliness of the Anacostia River and its tributary creeks. Please become an AWS member today and help us reach our goal of returning the Anacostia to a swimmable and fishable condition.

Members are the heart and soul of our organization. Nothing is possible without their support.




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Earth Day Cleanup 2016
Saturday, April 23, 2016

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