Fighting for clean water through
conservation and advocacy.

Are you ready to take the plunge?

Pollution down, grade up for the Potomac River!

In a first for our hometown river, the Potomac scores above a C in the 9th State of the Nation’s River report.

Pollution levels are decreasing, fisheries are rebounding, and more people are getting outside to enjoy the river.

But our hometown river is not in the clear yet . . . 

Learn what’s going right for the Potomac and what emerging threat may unravel decades of progress.


Join 21,000 of your neighbors who are fighting for


Save river friendly lands forever! Our waters are only as healthy as the lands that surround them. Discover what your neighbors are doing to keep the Potomac's headwater regions verdant and vibrant forever.

Healthy Lands >

Saving White Horse Mountain >

Land Protection >

Photo Credit:  Dennis Gundermann, Northern VA Daily

Photo Credit:  Dennis Gundermann, Northern VA Daily

Speak up for clean streams and safe drinking water! Too often our rivers, forests and public lands are an afterthought in our growing community. Find out how we, together, can ensure our local, state and federal leaders hear the Potomac's Voice loud and clear!

Clean Water Advocacy >

State of the Nation's River report >

Petitioning Donald Trump >

River Friendly Growth >

Get Your Hands Dirty for Clean Water! It takes a village to keep our local lands and waters safe and healthy. Explore ways you can make a difference in the fight for clean water in your community.

Community Conservation >

Growing Native >

Volunteer >


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