AWS Events Calendar

  • From 05/30/24 6:00 pm until 05/30/24 8:00 pm
    At 575 Oklahoma Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA Categories: Boat Tours
    Explore the Anacostia River while riding in one of our open-air boats as part of the Anacostia River Explorers program. Anacostia Watershed Society staff will take participants on a one hour tour of the river while discussing natural and cultural history along with restoration efforts. You will experience the joy of being out on the water while observing this beautiful local area.
  • From 06/01/24 10:00 am until 06/01/24 2:00 pm
    At Nicholson St & Ager Rd, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA Categories: Community Science
    Formación sobre el mantenimiento de los árboles y la ciencia comunitaria (totalmente en español). Venga y ayúdenos a cuidar los árboles de nuestra comunidad y al mismo tiempo aprenda sobre la naturaleza. No solo eso, sea un científico de la comunidad y ayúdenos a documentar especies en las áreas donde hemos plantado árboles. 
  • From 06/08/24 9:00 am until 06/08/24 12:00 pm
    At Douglas St NE & Anacostia Ave NE, Washington, DC 20019, USA Categories: Work Days and Clean Ups
    Join AWS to sort trash that has been removed from the Nash Run trash trap into 27 categories. We will 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!
  • From 06/22/24 9:00 am until 06/22/24 12:00 pm
    At 3901 48th St, Bladensburg, MD 20710, USA Categories: Work Days and Clean Ups
    Join AWS at the historic Bostwick House to sort trash that has been removed from our River Terrace trash trap into 27 categories. We will 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!
  • From 06/29/24 10:00 am until 06/29/24 12:00 pm
    At 1550 Anacostia Ave NE, Washington, DC 20019, USA Categories: Community Science
    Note: this is the rescheduled date for the 5/18 Mussel May Mussel Walk with ICPRB - Mussels are mighty protectors of clean freshwater, filter-feeding all kinds of pollution from their habitat. Join the Anacostia Watershed Society (AWS) and the Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin (ICPRB) for a walk from Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens to Kenilworth Lake to learn more about the amazing mussels of the Anacostia River. Expect to walk about 1 mile on easy terrain. Materials for mussel meet and greet will be provided, but please bring your own water bottle, snacks, and bug spray (if needed). Great for folks of all ages.
  • From 09/02/24 2:00 pm until 09/02/24 6:00 pm
    At 4601 Annapolis Rd, Bladensburg, MD 20710, USA Categories: Boat Tours
    Gratis Programa Es Mi Parque: Aprende sobre: Chalecos salvavidas (PFDs), seguridad y regulaciones de pesca, seguridad y regulaciones de navegación, los impactos de humanos a nuestro medio ambiente. Actividades: Pescando en el Río Anacostia, tour del Río Anacostia por bote, journaling y pintura de la naturaleza. Free Es Mi Parque program: Learn about: Personal flotation devices (PFDs), fishing safety & regulations, boating safety & regulations, human impacts on our environment. Activities: Fishing on the Anacostia River, tour of the Anacostia River on a boat, nature journaling & painting. Bilingual Event
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