Anacostia Watershed Society Blog

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…
This wonderful post is republished with permission from The ART of WARd 8, a blog run by watershed resident Charles Wilson. Click here to read the original on his blog.…
The Anacostia Watershed Society is working to restore the Anacostia to a fishable and swimmable river by 2025, but we cannot do it alone! Help us recognize the heroes in…
The Anacostia River's passing grade on our State of the River Report Card has been making the rounds in our local media. Washington Post "After 10 years of flunking, Anacostia River passes…

Moving our Mussels

The mussel work has begun! We are partnering with the US Fish and Wildlife Service Chesapeake Bay Field Office and the University of MD in their project to deploy young…
On April 21, 2018, thousands of Anacostia Watershed Society volunteers mobilized to work together for a cleaner Anacostia River. At 37 different sites along neighborhood parks, streams, and creeks, passionate…
While there are good things happening for the health of the river - such as the Clean Rivers Project which is preventing 80% of the sewage from entering our favorite…
The Anacostia Watershed Society Earth Day Cleanup on Saturday, April 21, was a resounding success! It was amazing to see so many groups from the community come together to work…
Looking for something fun to do on the weekends with the whole family? Searching for ways to get your kids active and involved in the great outdoors? Join us this…
AWS is seeking artists to create designs and paint murals on 8 storm drains in Historic Anacostia. The goal of these murals is to raise awareness of storm drains as…
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