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On Wednesday, August 7, DC's Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the Anacostia Watershed Society is the recipient of a $400,000 grant to build up our #MusselPower program. With this program expansion, we will be reintroducing…
WASHINGTON, July 23, 2019 - Exelon Corporation and its local energy companies Pepco and Constellation announced a $5 million signature gift to support efforts by Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit Building Bridges…
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) filed an amendment last Friday to the fiscal year 2020 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill that would increase funding for the…
Washington DC, June 6, 2019 – Following a year marked by the highest recorded rainfall ever in the Washington D.C. region, the Anacostia River slipped back from last year’s passing…
May 10 - Ariel Trahan, Director of River Restoration at the Anacostia Watershed Society, was honored with the "Unsung Hero" award by the Prince George's County Public Schools Environmental Literacy Steering Committee.…
With the governement shutdown in full effect, the Anacostia Watershed Society was eager to hop in and ensure that the federal lands that surround the Anacostia River are still maintained. …
Washington DC, October 23, 2018 – The Anacostia Watershed Society and REI, joined by Friends of the National Arboretum, today christened a new dock that will provide more consistent and…
Thank you so much to Molette Green of NBC4 for joining us to report on the Year of the Anacostia! Our Director of River Restoration, Ariel Trahan, gave a sunrise…
We are so grateful to be featured in April's Ranger Rick magazine!  Share with your kids this wonderful article about our Shad restoration program, where we have released more than…
The Bay Journal interviewed two Anacostia Watershed Society Presidents: Jim Foster (current) and Robert Boone (founder) for their article about the DC Waters Clean Rivers Anacostia Tunnel. From the article:…
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