Events

Clean Parkway, Clean Creek

Little Falls Creek and Parkway 5403 Massachusetts Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland

Meet at the gravel parking lot which is located on Little Falls Parkway near the Mass Ave intersection. If you are late, find us working our way towards River Road. We will have gloves, bags, safety vests and even a limited number of boots to lend. If we have to...

RIVERPALOOZA: USFS SHENANDOAH SNORKELING AND PADDLE

Downriver Canoe Company 884 Indian Hollow Rd, Bentonville, VA

Want to experience the thrill of snorkeling the Shenandoah? Well, you’re in luck—this is the trip for you! Join us along with our good friend and partner – the U.S. Forest Service – as we put in at Hazard Mill on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River and paddle...

RIVERPALOOZA: WOMEN FOR CLEAN WATER STAND UP PADDLE

Daingerfield Island Marina 1 Marina Dr, Alexandria, VA

This paddle will launch from Daingerfield Island Marina and head up Four Mile Run, a tributary of the Potomac River located just south of Arlington. Participants will enjoy an easy flat-water paddle – perfect for soaking up some sunshine, admiring the scenery, and celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Clean...

The Lifecycle of Arlington Water

Shirlington Library 4200 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, Virginia

Learn about Arlington's water systems, from drinking water treatment and distribution to wastewater collection and treatment. Join staff from Arlington County's Department of Environmental Services to learn about the importance of the Potomac River and the vital role we, as citizens, play to support efforts to maintain the Potomac's health....

Falmouth Road Habitat Restoration Work Day

Falmouth Road Falmouth Road, Bethesda, MD

Falmouth Road Habitat Restoration project is an multi-stage effort to replace the non-native invasives along Massachusetts Avenue in Bethesda with native landscaping. Since Spring 2022, we have removed non-native and replanted with over 1,000 native bushes, grasses, ferns and wild flowers. Please join us to weed the new plantings and...

Clean the Parkway; Clean the Creek

Little Falls Creek and Parkway 5403 Massachusetts Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland

Meet at the gravel parking lot which is located on Little Falls Parkway near the Mass Ave intersection. If you are late, find us working our way towards River Road. We will have gloves, bags, safety vests and even a limited number of boots to lend. If we have to...

Clean the Parkway; Clean the Creek

Little Falls Creek and Parkway 5403 Massachusetts Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland

Meet at the gravel parking lot which is located on Little Falls Parkway near the Mass Ave intersection. If you are late, find us working our way towards River Road. We will have gloves, bags, safety vests and even a limited number of boots to lend. If we have to...

Saturday Morning Bird Walk

Woodend Nature Sanctuary 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, Maryland

Join enthusiastic birders at Woodend to learn birding basics. One will learn binocular basics and how to identify common birds as well as explore the wonders of migration. Members $12; nonmembers $16. Second person FREE.

PRK’s Water Wednesday: Acid Mine Drainage

Virtual

Join Upper Potomac Riverkeeper, Brent Walls for an informative discussion on a water quality issue in the Upper Potomac: acid mine drainage. Acid mine drainage is the formation and movement of highly acidic water rich in heavy metals. This acidic water forms through the chemical reaction of surface water (rainwater,...

Water is Life Open Mic Poetry Series

Busboys and Poets 235 Carroll Street Northwest, Washington, DC

Join Waterkeepers Chesapeake to explore what water means to you through poetry and story. About this event What does water mean to you? This special series of poetry events explore the undeniable fact that “Water is life.” Waterkeepers Chesapeake, in partnership with Busboys and Poets, presents this series as part of the Clean...