Help out the Potomac River by reducing your use of plastics!
Check out how these simple alternatives will protect our rivers and even save you money in the long run.Read More
While plastic pollution falls in Washington, DC and Maryland, Virginia is seeing an increase in plastic litter found in its parks and local waterways.
Learn what’s behind this troubling trend and what Virginia can do to curb its pollution problem.Read More
Water you doing for Valentine's Day?
Why not sign up to get your hands dirty and show the Potomac some love at an upcoming spring cleanup! Here are 3 chances to Act Local and spread the love for clean water.Read More
If you've never been out on the river with Potomac Conservancy, you might have some questions before signing up for your first event. For instance . . .
What's it like to try stand up paddleboarding for the first time?
What's the downside to attending a cleanup?
What exactly goes on during a "spirituality in nature walk"?
Ross is here to help! He's been getting his hands dirty and feet wet at Team Potomac events for over two years. He tells it like it is and gives his honest advice to those looking for a way to get involved.
On 11-year-old Nathaniel's first trip out to the Potomac, he and his father, Eilman, helped a team of volunteers remove more than 2 tons of shoreline litter.
Learn what motivates these two to get their hands dirty for clean water!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
In honor of World Wetlands Day in February, Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens hosted 100 volunteers for a fun day of restoration activities at the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, a local treasure of Northeast Washington, DC.
Discover how local community members are helping to preserve this special urban oasis 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
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