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Get a deep dive into the laboratory processes behind Anacostia Riverkeeper’s monitoring programs. This is a webinar recorded on 6/17/2020 on how Anacostia Riverkeeper runs water quality samples on monitoring days (usually Wednesdays). Discussed in the video are: - Parameters we sample for and why - Protocol for running...

From national parks to the deep sea, plastic pollution is showing up wherever scientists look. In 2017, Janice Brahney was examining dust that had blown across the wilderness of the Western United States to determine its nutrient composition. She slid her samples under a microscope, expecting...

Anacostia Riverkeeper is honored to be a part of the award winning documentary (from The Stevie Awards) made by DataRobot and Global Water Challenge and a part of the #AIforGood program this year!  ...

In December 2019, the District Department of Energy and Environment released their Proposed Plan for the Anacostia River Sediment Project that details their remedial action to clean up the toxic sediment in the Anacostia River. What is the Anacostia River Sediment Project, and what does...

"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...