Anacostia Watershed Society Blog

This week our mussels traveled again!   After adjusting to life at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens (KAG), we transported 40 of our eastern pondmussels (Ligumia nasuta) to two elementary schools in Washington,…
The tidal hydrology of the main stem of the Anacostia River, as well as its location in the lower part of the watershed, have been historically a curse when it…
This past summer, we were proud to host the first Maryland Master Naturalist program in Prince George's County!   20 dedicated individuals (pictured below) joined us to learn more about what leaps,…
About a week after we deployed our original stock of two mussel species in August (2018), we were lucky to add a new species to our mussel stock, the Eastern…
First of all, let us give a big shout out to all our great #musselpower sponsors: the DC Rotary Club, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the National Park Service…
Our freshwater mussel restoration project is up to a great start! We will tell the story on a series of blog posts, so, stay tuned! On August 21st (2018) we…
Update: The deadline has been extended to November 29th! The Anacostia Watershed Society (AWS) and the Lamond-Riggs Citizens Association (LRCA) are seeking artists to create designs and paint murals on…
The Anacostia Watershed Society is excited to present the 2018 Anacostia River Heroes!  These inspiring individuals were nominated by the friends and neighbors for putting forth extraordinary effort to protect and…
Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau counts us. But who counts the animals and plants that share the world with us?  During a BioBlitz, you can! This September 6-9,…
How does your garden grow? Does it delight you with beautiful blossoms and scents? Does it provide habitat for pollinators and other wildlife? Perhaps it yields fresh, homegrown vegetables? In…
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