Media from Around the Basin – March, 30, 2023

Potomac News Reservoir

Remembering the Colonial Pipeline Spill

Thirty years ago this week, an oil spill in a suburban Virginia town wreaked havoc on the Potomac River. It put drinking water at risk, created toxic fumes, and decimated local wildlife. We explore the impacts that endure on drinking water resources in a recent article.

*Cancelled* Saturday’s Walk in the Woods: Lets be Smart about Winter Salt

Due to the pending storms, Saturday’s Walk in the Woods: Let’s be Smart about Winter Salt event has been cancelled. The walk will be rescheduled for the fall. Stay tuned for the new date. In the meantime, head over to the Izaak Walton League’s Salt Watch program to take the Salt Watch Pledge and get a free stream monitoring kit.

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Pushback on weapons testing on the Potomac, new fly fishing trail, a changing climate changes the river, & more in this week’s Potomac News Reservoir – March 30, 2023.

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