AWS Calendar

  • On 02/23/21
    The Anacostia Watershed Society is proud to be a partner in Audubon Naturalist Society's 2021 Taking Nature Black conference. 
  • From 09/16/21 10:00 am until 09/16/21 1:00 pm
    Join the Anacostia Watershed Society as we start off our Anacostia River Bioblitz weekend with an aquatic survey at Buzzard Point! This is an opportunity to explore the natural treasures of your Anacostia River, but more importantly, it will be your opportunity to do citizen science to help us document the biodiversity of the Anacostia River Watershed.
  • From 09/17/21 9:30 am until 09/17/21 12:30 pm
    At 575 Oklahoma Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA Categories: Work Days and Clean Ups, Citizen Science
    Join the Anacostia Watershed Society (AWS) and the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) as we explore for submerged aquatic vegetation at Kingman and Heritage Islands as part of our Anacostia River Bioblitz! This is an opportunity to explore the natural treasures of your Anacostia River, but more importantly, it will be your opportunity to do citizen science to help us document the biodiversity of the Anacostia River Watershed.
  • From 09/18/21 10:00 am until 09/18/21 2:00 pm
    At 1550 Anacostia Ave NE, Washington, DC 20019, USA Categories: Citizen Science
    This is our 5th watershed-wide bioblitz! Last year, we were able to identify 831 species with observations by more than 191 people! This is the main bioblitz event at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, the place where the first bioblitz was held! This is a great opportunity to explore the natural treasures of your Anacostia River with your family and friends. But more importantly, it will be your opportunity to do citizen science to help us document the biodiversity of the Anacostia River watershed.
  • From 09/18/21 11:00 am until 09/18/21 2:00 pm
    At Guilford Woods Trailhead, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA Categories: Citizen Science
    This is a drop-in, self-paced program. Bring your smartphone camera and come explore the biodiverse forest habitat of Guilford Woods, a designated part of Prince George’s County’s green infrastructure network. Using the free iNaturalist app, make observations at your own pace and learn more about the plants and animals in this environmentally sensitive area. Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and to help you learn how to use iNaturalist to record your observations. All ages. No registration required—come and go at your convenience within the designated time frame.
  • From 09/19/21 1:00 pm until 09/19/21 3:00 pm
    At Guilford Woods Trailhead, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA Categories: Citizen Science
    Join the Anacostia Watershed Society and the Coalition to Save Guilford Woods for a Kids Bioblitz at Guilford Woods to tour the woods and discover some of the fascinating species living in this complex ecosystem! Group leaders will have smart devices to share with participants. Kids will also have the opportunity to participate in a guided tour, scavenger hunt, and other activities to learn more about the ecology of Guilford Woods and the importance of biodiversity. Grades 3-5. Registration required.
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