Meaningful Encounters

"A river's edge is not at her banks, but in the hearts of those who have loved her." -anonymous

Anacostia Riverkeeper is committed to breaching barriers and creating access points that allow meaningful encounters with the Anacostia. We want you to share our passion for the river today and see the potential it holds for tomorrow.

Clean Waterways

Clean Waterways volunteer trash clean-up events are held throughout the year. Not only do we make the watershed cleaner, but trash data is used to inform policy decisions. Our next event  will be held during the summer.  Stay tuned! 

Friday Night Fishing

Anacostia Riverkeeper presents Friday Night Fishing 2015 this summer June 12 through August.  A chance for children and families to encounter the river through catch-and-release fishing.  Its free! . 

Thursday Night Kayaking

Anacostia Riverkeeper will partner with Ballpark Boathouse at Diamond Teague Park to offer guided kayaking tours of the Anacostia basin.  Questions. 

Boat Tours of the Anacostia River

Anacostia River Explorers Boat Tours

On select Tuesday evenings and Saturday days, Anacostia Riverkeeper will provide free tours to anyone interested in an up-close educational boat tour of the Anacostia River.  

Citizen Science Ride Along

Join Anacostia Riverkeeper and Gallaudet University's biology department for a water quality monitoring trip!  You will operate the eqipment and help us measure for water quality. The data you gather will be uploaded into our database and uploaded to our website in real time! Perfect for a students or anyone interested in citizen science and river ecology. If you'd like to sign up for a trip, please let us know!