A Year of Progress for the Potomac River

A Year of Progress for the Potomac River

Announcing our 2018 - 2019 Annual Report! Celebrate a year of progress for the Potomac.

50 years ago, the Potomac River was declared “a national disgrace” by President Lyndon Johnson. Since then, the river has made a dramatic comeback - thanks to the work of Potomac Conservancy, our partners, and our community of 31,000 supporters. Now that the Potomac home to rebounding populations of fish, eagles, beavers, and dolphins, we don’t want to lose momentum.

Discover the strides we’ve made for the health of our water and how you can help fight the threats it still faces.

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Our favorite local date spots for the outdoor romantic

Our favorite local date spots for the outdoor romantic

Skip Netflix binge-watching, take a hard pass on a crowded restaurant, and get outside to make some memories with your special someone.

Whether you already have plans or still need to make some for the big day, we’ve got you covered with a list of the best outdoor dates on and around the Potomac. 

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Photo Essay: One-of-a-Kind Nature Walk Explores the "Spirical"

Photo Essay: One-of-a-Kind Nature Walk Explores the "Spirical"

We talk a lot about the value of the Potomac as a source of drinking water and destination for recreation. 

But what about as a place for spiritual exploration? 

Hike along the Billy Goat Trail with Melissa from Team Potomac and Beth Norcross with the Center for Spirituality in Nature as they explore the spiritual value of our hometown river. 

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