AWS Calendar

  • From 07/29/19 6:00 pm until 07/29/19 8:00 pm
    At 4601 Annapolis Rd, Bladensburg, MD 20710, USA Categories: Work Days and Clean Ups
    Learn about the natural and cultural history of the Anacostia River while helping to improve its health! Participants will paddle in canoes in pairs (or trios) and remove trash in the Anacostia River.
  • From 08/15/19 9:00 am until 08/15/19 1:30 pm
    Join AWS for our LAST Freshwater Mussel Restoration Workday on Thursday, August 15th! Volunteers will help us to finish monitoring the growth and survival of the mussels before they are released into their new home in the riverbed at Kingman Lake and Kenilworth Lake in September.
  • From 09/07/19 9:00 am until 09/07/19 11:00 am
    At 3901 48th St, Bladensburg, MD 20710, USA Categories: Work Days and Clean Ups
    Join staff from the Anacostia Watershed Society at our plant nursery site, the Bostwick House to help with nursery maintenance and plant propagation!
  • From 09/07/19 10:00 am until 09/07/19 12:00 pm
    At 1201 Good Hope Rd SE, Washington, DC 20020, USA Categories: Work Days and Clean Ups
    Volunteers will help AWS with a trash cleanup at our Historical Anacostia Adopt-a- Block site! By participating in this event, volunteers will help us to cleanup the community and prevent trash from going into the Anacostia River.
  • From 09/28/19 8:30 am until 09/28/19 12:00 pm
    At 2700 Hamilton St, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA Categories: Work Days and Clean Ups
    Volunteers will help the Anacostia Watershed Society and Prince George's County Young Democrats with a community cleanup south of Ager Road and James Town Road in Hyattsville, Maryland! By participating in this event, volunteers will help us to cleanup the community and prevent trash from going into the Anacostia River.
  • From 09/30/19 12:00 pm until 09/30/19 3:00 pm
    At 3901 48th St, Bladensburg, MD 20710, USA Categories: Work Days and Clean Ups
    Volunteers will help AWS to sort removed trash from the River Terrace Trash Trap, at the Bostwick House, into 13 categories; plastic bottles, plastic grocery bags, food wrappers, Styrofoam food containers, other Styrofoam products, recreational balls, other plastics, glass bottles, aluminum cans, tires, treated lumber, other non-plastics, and large items. We will count the pieces of trash and measure the weight and volume for each category. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the trash challenges of the Anacostia and what is being done to address them!
  • From 10/12/19 9:00 am until 10/12/19 12:00 pm
    At 575 Oklahoma Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA Categories: Work Days and Clean Ups
    Volunteers will help with a Restoration Workday at Kingman Island! During this restoration workday, volunteers will help to remove invasive honey suckle to help create a picnic area with views of the Anacostia River.
  • From 10/13/19 1:00 pm until 10/13/19 3:00 pm
    At 1201 Good Hope Rd SE, Washington, DC 20020, USA Categories: Work Days and Clean Ups
    Volunteers will help AWS with a trash cleanup at our Historical Anacostia Adopt-a- Block site! By participating in this event, volunteers will help us to cleanup the community and prevent trash from going into the Anacostia River.
  • From 10/19/19 9:00 am until 10/19/19 12:00 pm
    At 4418 Baltimore Ave, Bladensburg, MD 20710, USA Categories: Work Days and Clean Ups
    Volunteers will help with a Meadow Restoration Workday at the confluence of the Anacostia River to help maintain meadow grassland habitat for pollinators. This could involve removing invasive plant species and/or seeding in the meadow. We will provide all necessary tools and training for this event.
  • From 10/27/19 12:30 pm until 10/27/19 3:30 pm
    At 1550 Anacostia Ave NE, Washington, DC 20019, USA Categories: Work Days and Clean Ups
    Volunteers will join AWS and FOKHI (Friends of Kingman and Heritage Islands) to participate in the monitoring (counting, measuring, recording data, and tagging) of mussels that have been living in floating baskets at Heritage Island for a year. Afterwards, volunteers will help us to release the mussels into Kenilworth Marsh!
  • From 11/09/19 1:00 pm until 11/09/19 3:00 pm
    At 2556 Benning Rd NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA Categories: Work Days and Clean Ups
    Volunteers will help AWS with a Restoration Workday at Kingman Marsh! AWS is working to restore the wetlands to the shore of the Anacostia River. This Restoration Workday will involve removing fencing and cleaning up trash in the wetlands. Some of the work is done by standing in the river while wearing waders, so this is a truly unique experience! We will provide all necessary training, tools, and supplies for this event.
  • From 12/14/19 12:00 pm until 12/14/19 3:00 pm
    At 3901 48th St, Bladensburg, MD 20710, USA Categories: Work Days and Clean Ups
    Volunteers will help AWS to sort trash removed from our River Terrace Trash Trap into 13 categories, count the pieces of trash and measure the weight and volume for each category. The data you help us collect will be used to educate the public and advocate for a better practice, such as the Bottle Deposit Bill. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the trash challenges of the Anacostia and what is being done to address them!
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