Anacostia Watershed Society Blog

Every organization or project starts with an exercise where leaders ask themselves: “what does success look like?” In the case of the Anacostia River, believe it or not, success looks…

Baby Bluebirds

Our Maryland Master Naturalists have been hard at work this spring monitoring the bluebird boxes they installed last fall at the Confluence Meadow in Bladensburg, and just this week they were…
Thank you so much to everyone who came out for our annual Earth Day Cleanup!  On April 13, volunteers all over the Anacostia Watershed were out in droves to do…
Much like the sound of an evening chorus of spring peepers, we consider the cheerful and rowdy sound of student voices on a field trip as a sign that spring has, finally, returned…
The story map is now online! Just in time for the mussel restoration season which just started. We are delighted to present Anacostia River Mussel Power, A story Map,. It is a…
Our fall bioblitz has been a great opportunity to identify plants and critters. Not only that, it is a great time to meet fellow naturalists in the watershed's great natural greenspaces, including…
Recently we asked the individuals who participated in the 2018 cohort of our Maryland Master Naturalist program to share a few words on their experience; we figured that individuals considering…
If you've been following our series of Anacostia River Mussel Power blog posts, then you are aware that we are engaging K-12 students in our mussel restoration work!  At seven…
The D.C. Water Clean Rivers Project is a crucial achievement in restoring the Anacostia River, but funding the project through the Clean Rivers Impervious Area Charge (CRIAC) has become controversial. …
Are you interested in learning about the plants and animals that live in and around the Anacostia River?  Are you looking for ways to get involvedin local, hands-on work to…
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