Potomac Conservancy protects 270-acre upstream forest

Potomac Conservancy protects 270-acre upstream forest

Nestled on the outskirts of Cross Junction, Virginia, Bear Garden's 270-acres of streams, open spaces, and sprawling forests have been home to Carl Hovermale’s family for over one hundred years. And with Potomac Conservancy's help, this treasured land is now protected forever.

Explore Bear Garden and discover 3 reasons why protecting it is good news for clean water.

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Ask the Expert: What do we know about the dolphins in the Potomac River?

Ask the Expert: What do we know about the dolphins in the Potomac River?

The Potomac River is home to a lot of cool critters — including bottlenose dolphins!

Discover what we know and what we’re still learning about this elusive local critter from the expert herself, Ann-Marie Jacoby, the Assistant Director of the Potomac-Chesapeake Dolphin Project.

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Guest Post: Federal Court Upholds Chesapeake Bay Restoration Plan

Guest Post: Federal Court Upholds Chesapeake Bay Restoration Plan

In a huge win for clean water, a federal court recently upheld the multi-state Chesapeake Bay restoration plan.

Ridge Hall with the Chesapeake Legal Alliance explains the historic court case and what the ruling means for the Potomac and in all the rivers, streams, and creeks that feed the Chesapeake Bay. 

 

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