To celebrate National Trails Day, dozens of volunteers descended on Fletcher's Cove in Washington, DC, to restore park equipment and clean up shorelines.
Read about a volunteer turned first-time kayaker, a visitor from across the pond, and what's this about a catfish?Read More
Grace and her father Christopher are true professionals when it comes to scavenging for pesky litter.
Learn what motivates these clever trash detectives and discover their secret to spotting hard-to-find trash!Read More
Inspired by The Lorax, Abby invited friends to celebrate her 7th birthday at a river cleanup along the Potomac. Learn about Abby's experience on the river and why she felt it was important to take an action for healthy lands and clean water!Read More
William and his colleagues from Shake Shack joined a group of 30 volunteers on a cold November day to pick up trash along the river's shores. "Nowadays pollution seems to be at a very high point so I was glad I could do something small to help."
Read what else William has to say about his day of volunteer service after the jump!Read More
There are some who wake up on a Saturday morning and decide to ease into the day with a fresh cup of Joe and a glance at the weekend paper. Then there’s Eric.
Not one to miss out on a beautiful spring morning, Eric took a brisk walk from his place in Foggy Bottom over to Theodore Roosevelt Island to pitch in for the annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup.
How much trash did Eric and other volunteers remove from the Potomac? You'll have to find out after the jump!Read More
Take part in the biggest annual Potomac River cleanup and restore healthy shorelines by removing litter, debris and trash from river access spots. On April 5, 2014, Alice Ferguson Foundation hosts its 26th Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup.
Join Potomac Conservancy at one of our three host sites from 9:00am – 12:00pm. This year, we will be hosting volunteers at the River Center at Lock 8 in Cabin John, Maryland; Fletcher's Cove in Washington, DC; and Theodore Roosevelt Island in Washington, DC.
Interested volunteers can register by emailing Rebecca at email@example.com. More details after the jump.Read More
Potomac Conservancy was thrilled to have Nico, Sebastian, Aziza, Vanessa and Mac join us at the February 22nd Canal Stewards cleanup event. The team dedicated their Saturday morning to removing litter and debris along the shores of the Potomac at Fletcher's Cove in Washington, DC.
Nico, Sebastian, Aziza, Vanessa and Mac are members of AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) FEMA Corps: Southern Region, Gulf 4. Team members from this FEMA Corps group are assigned service projects in and around Jessup, Maryland.
See what the team had to say after the jump.Read More