DC Trail Rangers Monthly Clean Ups

Various locations

Throughout the spring and summer, neighbors are invited to lend a hand in keeping our trails looking good at our monthly cleanups.  We’ll provide the trash grabbers, trash bags, snacks, and some new friends.

11th St Bridge Park Summer Walking Tours

Capital One Cafe Anacostia 1203 Marion Barry Ave SE, Washington, DC

Walking Tour Dates! Join us for a FREE walking tour to explore the future site of the 11th St Bridge park and stay updated on all exciting new developments! Walking Tour, June 20 Registration Walking Tour, July 25 Registration Walking Tour, August 22 Registration Walking Tour, September 26 Registration


Suitland Parkway Volunteer Day

2401 Alabama Avenue Southeast Washington, DC 20020 2401 Alabama Avenue Southeast, Washington, DC

Give back to the earth, exercise your body, spend time in nature and meet cool people with the Ward 8 Woods Conservancy. Known as a busy commuter route between central Washington to its eastern suburbs, the parkway is also a nature preserve, flanked on each side by over 300 acres...

Friday Night Fishing @ Diamond Teague

Diamond Teague Park First and Potomac Ave SE, Washintgon, D.C.

Summer Fridays from 5-8pm. This is a free event. All supplies provided. Anacostia Riverkeeper staff to teach you to fish! Fishing is first come, first on the dock. If the dock is at capacity, there is a waitlist & 1-hour fishing limit. Questions? Lightning, thunderstorms, or heavy rain can...


Shepherd Parkway Community Clean-Up

555 Newcomb Street Southeast Washington, DC 20032 555 Newcomb Street Southeast, Washington, DC

Give back to the earth, exercise your body, spend time in nature and meet cool people with the Ward 8 Woods Conservancy. Shepherd Parkway is the largest wooded area in Ward 8 at 197 acres, covering steep hillsides that separate Congress Heights and Bellevue from I-295. The parkway's rugged topography...

Lotus and Water Lily Festival

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens 1550 Anacostia Ave. NE, Washington, DC

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens is a one-of-a-kind destination within Anacostia Park and it is a hidden gem in Washington, DC. The summer lotus and lily blossoms are a “must see” during their peak blooming period in July, not unlike viewing the cherry blossoms in the spring. We hope you will have...


Eco Evenings at the Garden/Tardes ecológicas en el jardín

Join Impact Silver Spring and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection at the Serenity Garden for a series of talks around greening your gardens and much more. Learn about the community garden, participate in activities, chat with others about gardening, and learn about programs offered by Montgomery County Department...

Learn About Mussels!


Wild Virginia will host a webinar on Wednesday July 24th at 6:30pm by Alissa Ganser, an expert on freshwater mussels. You'll learn about the fascinating life cycles of these valuable species, who can live 100 years or more and use mimicry to fool fish into helping these largely sedentary animals...


Kayak Clean-Up

Anacostia River

Join us for a kayak cleanup event to help preserve our local waterways! Spend an hour paddling and collecting trash on the Anacostia River to make a positive impact on our environment. We will be reserving tandem kayaks, so sign up with a colleague for a fun and collaborative experience....


Women’s Hike at Mallows Bay

Mallows Bay Nanjemoy, Maryland

In collaboration with the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and Mallows-Bay Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary, this event is part of the annual Get Into Your Sanctuary campaign. We'll explore the three main trails at Mallows Bay Park, which create a scenic 2-mile loop. This interpretive hike aims to foster a...