Anacostia Watershed Society Blog

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…
This spring and summer, the Anacostia Watershed Society is hosting two adult education opportunities: our Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA) and the Maryland Master Naturalist program!  Both programs provide adult community…

Right Idea/Wrong Track

The State of Maryland is working with the Federal Railroad Administration to study the feasibility and potential environmental impacts of a new, high-speed rail system that connects DC and Baltimore…

A Year of Immersion

This is the year of the Anacostia! 2018 will be a watershed year for the river (pun intended). The DC Council introduced a resolution to declare 2018 as "The Year of the…

Storm Drain Murals of 2017

Storm drains are the fast lane for our urban stormwater to reach the Anacostia River. And when that drain looks just like a curb, it can be hard to remember…
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