Tag Archives: Anacostia River

Canoe Cleanup at Bladensburg Waterfront Park

Registration is required!! Please register here: https://anacostiaws.salsalabs.org/72919canoecleanupbwp/index.html Note: This event is weather dependent Come to the River! Learn about the natural and cultural history of the Anacostia River while helping to improve its health! Participants will paddle in canoes in … Continue reading

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Mugwort Harvest and Meadow Restoration Workday

Registration is required!! Please register here at this link: https://anacostiaws.salsalabs.org/6519meadowmugwortworkday/index.html Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Location: Confluence meadow near Old Port of Bladensburg Description: Help restore a native meadow at the confluence of the … Continue reading

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The Celebrity Paint Party

Create your own masterpiece with renowned artist Larry Poncho Brown. No experience needed. All supplies included. Register in advance: www.verlocal.com/event/celebritypaintparty3. 3311 Rhode Island Ave. Mt Rainier MD 20712

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Tree Planting at Dueling Creek

Note: This event is weather dependent Register here: https://anacostiaws.salsalabs.org/42719treeplantingduelingcreek/index.html?page=register Event Details: Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019 Time: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Meeting Location: Colmar Manor Park, Colmar Manor Maryland, near the DC/MD line. From Bladensburg Road in Colmar Manor, … Continue reading

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Tree Planting at Dueling Creek

Note: This event is weather dependent Register here: https://anacostiaws.salsalabs.org/42719treeplantingduelingcreek/index.html?page=register Event Details: Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019 Time: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Meeting Location: Colmar Manor Park, Colmar Manor Maryland, near the DC/MD line. From Bladensburg Road in Colmar Manor, … Continue reading

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Meadow Restoration Workday at the Old Port of Bladensburg

Note: This event is weather dependent Register here: https://anacostiaws.salsalabs.org/33019meadowrestorationworkday/index.html?page=register Event Details: Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Meeting Location: Old Port of Bladensburg, located at 4418 Baltimore Avenue, Bladensburg, MD 20710. We will meet in … Continue reading

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Before Hyattsville, There Was Beall Town

Before Hyattsville and Bladensburg were officially incorporated, there was Beall Town. According to Kenny Hamill’s “The Place Names of Maryland,”┬áthe first town in the Hyattsville area was located along the Anacostia River close to where Art Works Now is at … Continue reading

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Track Route 1 BioDiversity on iNaturalist App

Local naturalists are turning to their smartphones to track and document the diversity of plants and animals along the Route 1 corridor. Using the popular iNaturalist app on iPhones and Android, area bird watchers, riverkeepers and amateur arborists are doing … Continue reading

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A Guide to Helping the Anacostia on Earth Day

The nearly nine-mile Anacostia River, once called D.C.’s “forgotten river,” has been the focus of intense cleanup efforts in recent years. The District of Columbia has a plan to make the Anacostia River “fishable and swimmable” by 2032, but some … Continue reading

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Why Edmonston Is an Environmentalist Haven

The tiny town of Edmonston is punching above its weight when it comes to helping the environment. Located just across the railroad tracks from Hyattsville, the town of some 1,500 residents has pioneered creative ways to fight runoffs into the … Continue reading

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