Anacostia Watershed Society Blog

Among the most frequently asked questions we receive here at the Anacostia Watershed Society is: How can I get more involved with the Anacostia River’s restoration? The activities involved in…
Our Maryland Master Naturalists have undertaken a journey to gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of this region's plants, animals, and natural history, and then to use that knowledge to…
The 2022 City Nature Challenge was a huge success for our urban wildlife!  From April 29-May 2, hundreds of community scientists of all skill levels joined together to take a…
We see nature come alive during springtime all around us:  cherry blossoms blooming to invite bees to spread their pollen,  area bald eagles swooping, nesting, and laying eggs; and the…

Parade of Mammals

What a Friday treasure from our Langston Golf Course trail camera!  We've seen River Otters in other areas of the watershed, and the Anacostia Watershed Society is absolutely delighted to…
It takes a certain type of brave volunteer to help us sort through the muck at our Nash Run Trash Trap, and the Anacostia Watershed Society was honored to host…

Keeping the Earth Day Tradition Alive

Just six months after our belated 2020 cleanup, the Anacostia Watershed Society Earth Day Cleanup roared back in 2021. Our biggest thanks to our 1,200+ dedicated volunteers who removed nearly…

Rethinking Recycling

Happy Earth Day! 51 years ago today, environmental advocates from many different backgrounds gathered together in an act of protest to speak out against environmental degradation. According to EarthDay.org “Groups…

Explore the Path to a Green Career

Are you curious about the paths you can take to have a job that benefits your environment, your community, and you?  Then check out this Virtual Green Career Fair! There…

For the River

Dear Friends of the Anacostia Watershed Society,  It is with both sadness and gratitude that I announce that after twelve years of service, I am resigning from my position as…
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