Learn about the wood turtle, an endangered local animal that calls the upstream waters of the Potomac home, and find out what we're doing to save their home.Read More
An increasing number of businesses and local governments are turning to green roofs to curb pollution, which is welcome news for our rivers and streams.
Find out what local county is leading the charge in renovating rooftops to make its communities more river friendly.Read More
Rain isn't the only thing falls from the sky and ends up in our rivers and streams.
Find out what a new study of the Potomac River tells us about the connection between air and water pollution and learn how federal clean air threats might affect local waters.Read More
With climate change making stronger storms a reality, how can our communities brace for the future?
Science gives us some insights into the importance of river friendly growth and conservation. Find out what your neighborhood can do.
It's not easy picking up 5 tons of trash, planting hundreds of trees, or collecting thousands of acorns, and although we know our volunteers are the best around, they couldn't have done it without some behind the scenes help. Meet the clean water conscious businesses behind Team Potomac!Read More
You can add these cute little fish to the list of returning Potomac wildlife! Their return speaks volumes about improving water quality.
Hear how restoration and conservation are saving upstream waters and protecting healthy habitat.Read More
If you're looking for a good scare this Halloween season, look no further.
There might not be ghosts and ghouls polluting the Potomac, but the threats that are out there are downright monstrous.Read More
Native trees don't just deliver a treat in the form of fall foliage this time of year. They also cover the ground in their acorns and seeds, which are more important to than you might realize.
Test your nut knowledge and find out how you can do your part this fall to protect local trees.Read More
Four environmental groups are suing the EPA over pollution levels that pose a risk to public health and local wildlife on a major Potomac tributary upstream of DC.
Find out what river is in trouble and what local groups want to see done to save it.Read More
Have you heard the news? There are dolphins in the Potomac River!
And there might be more than anyone ever imagined. Find out how you can help scientists learn more about the Potomac dolphins.Read More
A new clean water partnership is taking shape. The Nation’s Triathlon is joining forces with Potomac Conservancy, enabling triathletes and their families to join the fight for a cleaner, healthier Potomac River.Read More
In July, the Coast Guard announced a new policy restricting public access to the Potomac whenever President Trump golfs at his course along the river.
Get the latest following an unexpected announcement from the head of the Coast Guard and find out how to make your voice heard. The public comment period is open until August 9.Read More
Buying a mountain is no easy task. But thanks to you, that's exactly what we did. We saved White Horse Mountain, one of the largest remaining tracts of forest in our region, and soon it will be all yours to enjoy.
As we move forward with the second phase of this exciting project, we're taking a look back, and a look ahead at what's next.Read More
It's late summer. And it's hot.
The good news is there are plenty of local spots where you can jump in, cool off, and enjoy the Potomac and its tributaries for the beautiful and refreshing resources they are. No pool pass required.Read More
You might not realize it, but your lawn could be polluting the Potomac and harming local wildlife. Having a healthy lawn fit for summer picnics and protecting clean water aren't mutually exclusive. Hear from a lawn care professional on how to take steps to ensure your lawn, big or small, is river friendly!Read More
A new clean water partnership is taking shape! The Nation’s Triathlon is joining forces with Potomac Conservancy, enabling triathletes and their families to join the fight for a cleaner, healthier Potomac River.Read More
The Potomac River is beginning to thrive once more because leaders like you are standing up for clean streams in our communities.
Read a special message from Potomac Conservancy's leadership announcing the release of our 2016 Annual Report and discover how our local movement of over 21,000 river champions is fighting for clean water here at home!Read More