Events

Occoquan RiverFest & Craft Show

Occoquan, VA Occoquan, VA

SATURDAY, June 1 10am-5pm -- Arts & Crafts Show  10am-5pm -- Conservation Alley 11am-12pm -- Whatever Floats Your Boat Parade 12pm-4pm -- Boat Tours on the River 12pm-4pm -- Concert in River Mill Park 12pm-5pm -- Beer & Wine Garden 1pm & 3pm -- Reptile World at Town Hall ​ SUNDAY, June...

Meeting of the Trails: National Trails Day Meetup on the Potomac River

George Washington Birthplace National Monument 1732 Popes Creek Road, Colonial Beach, VA

Meeting of the Trails 2024! A "National Trails Day" Meetup on the Potomac River June 1 is National Trails Day! Join us on the shores of the Potomac River to learn about local National Historic Trails, National Heritage Areas, and more! From colonial voyages to civil war battlefields, the Potomac...

Free

Teach For the Ocean Educators Summit

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History 1000 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC

The Ocean Foundation invites educators from all backgrounds in the Washington, DC, MD, and VA area, as well as students pursuing a career in education, to learn about ocean conservation and policy, engage in dialogue, build a career network pipeline, and receive professional development training to improve ocean literacy and...

Free

Data Centers and local National Parks: Do they compute?

Virtual

  An unchecked and unregulated industry is the biggest threat to national parks in the Mid-Atlantic Region. From industrial development directly adjacent to parks, growing carbon emissions and climate change, and large electric transmission lines traversing park landscapes, the threat from data centers to national parks is on all fronts....

Free

Master Watershed Steward Watershed-Friendly Native Plant Kit Sale

Various locations

Explore online sale and choose from a diverse selection of watershed-friendly plant kits! Transform your garden while supporting the health of our local ecosystems. Skip to the beginning of the images gallery About the Online Sale The 2024 Master Watershed Steward Watershed-Friendly Native Plant Kit Sale, hosted by the Penn State...

Tales & Trails: Anacostia Park

Anacostia Park 1100 Good Hope Rd SE & Anacostia Dr, Washington, DC

Join the DC Trail Rangers and National Park Service for a local history tour of the surrounding areas of Anacostia Park. While many visitors enjoy the recreational fields of Anacostia Park, many are unaware of the important history under their feet! Starting from the Nacochtanke, the Indigenous peoples who lived...

Free

Webinar: Watershed-Friendly Native Planting

Virtual

Join a webinar to learn how native plants reduce stormwater runoff, conserve water, and support wildlife, and get tips for Penn State Extension’s Watershed-Friendly Property Certification Program.

Free

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.