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"Microplastics: The grand reach of our tiny plastics problem" written by Whitney Pipken and published by the Abell Foundation, extensively examines microplastics in the Chesapeake Bay: their sources, their impact on humans and the environment, and what individuals can do about it.  ARK Program Manager...

Stay updated on this project by signing up for our mailing list or following us on social media! Training dates will be announced early 2020. Email monitor@anacostiariverkeeper.org with any questions. ...

We will be presenting on our citizen science water quality monitoring program at this year's Maryland Water Monitoring Council Annual Conference on December 6th, 2019 in Linthicum, MD....

We will be presenting at the Chesapeake Watershed Forum in Shepardstown, WV on Saturday, November 16th focusing on trash reduction projects in the Anacostia. The session includes a deep dive in Anacostia Riverkeeper’s piece of the puzzle for a #TrashFreeDC, including how different projects were implemented....

Anacostia Riverkeeper has been awarded $45,927 by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), with support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to extend citizen science water quality monitoring to Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in Maryland. This allows a more insight into what the water...

"EPA’s pollution limits for Anacostia, Potomac and Rock Creek are too high" Anacostia Riverkeeper, along with the Kingman Park Civic Association, and the Potomac Riverkeeper Network, have won a lawsuit against the EPA regarding fecal bacteria TMDLs (total maximum daily load). The ruling is a huge...