What’s in our Montgomery County waters?

The arm and hand of a vounteer conducting Water Quality monitoring using a small bottle to collect river water for analysis of chemical and bacterial parameters.

Come listen to the results of the 2021 bacteria monitoring season in Montgomery County. This summer Anacostia Riverkeeper, funded by the Chesapeake Bay Trust and Montgomery County and working with […]

Trash Trap Weigh-In

A Trash Trap on the Anacostia

We’ll be weighing and measuring different types of trash collected from the Arundel trash trap. The data will be reported to DC DOEE and Prince George’s County DOE.

Clean Waterways Cherry Blossom Cleanup

An ARK staff member in a marshy section of the riverbank carrying a large bag of recyclables during a trash clean-up event.

Come to the river! Join ARK Sunday March 20th at the Mandarin Oriental hotel for a cleanup. Location: Meeting at the Mandarin Oriental hotel (1330 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC, […]