Events

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RiverPalooza: South Branch Trough

(Note: This paddle is rain or shine; however, if river levels are unsafe for paddling the alternative date is July 30th.) Join your Upper Potomac Riverkeeper for this one-of-a-kind beautiful and scenic river section of the South Branch Potomac—the Trough! The Trough received its name from the six-mile long trough-like wooded gorge carved by the ... Read More

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Alexandria Rivergate Park Cleanup

Join us in tackling the Potomac Rivers trash pollution problem! Every month from May until October we will be hosting River Cleanups. About this event As a part of Potomac Riverkeeper Network's Trash-Free Potomac Campaign and Alice Ferguson Foundations Trash-Free Initiative, we are hosting River Cleanups throughout the watershed from May until October! Join us ... Read More

RiverPalooza: USFS Shenandoah Snorkeling and Paddle

(Rain Date: Friday, July 22) Want to experience the thrill of snorkeling the Shenandoah? Well, you’re in luck—this is the trip for you! Join us along with our good friend and partner – the U.S. Forest Service – as we put in at Hazard Mill on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River and paddle ... Read More

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National Harbor River Cleanup

Join us in tackling the Potomac Rivers trash pollution problem! Every month from May until October we will be hosting River Cleanups. This cleanup is generously sponsored by Aslin Beer Company About this event As a part of Potomac Riverkeeper Network's Trash-Free Potomac Campaign and Alice Ferguson Foundations Trash-Free Initiative, we are hosting River Cleanups ... Read More

Athenaeum Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Clean Water Act, The Athenaeum Gallery invites DC, Virginia, and Maryland artists to explore concepts related to the Potomac River, its vital role in the regional ecosystem, and the importance of working toward a clean, healthy river. Relevant programming and events will occur in ... Read More

Rapid Response Training

Join us on Wednesday, JULY 20 at 6:00 to become part of our new Rapid Response Team! This training will show you how to act as a riverkeeper in your own community, responding to pollution events on the ground. Dean Naujoks, Potomac Riverkeeper, and Carl Scheider, Rapid Response Lead, will show you what to look out ... Read More

RiverPalooza: Women for Clean Water Paddle

Join Potomac Riverkeeper Network on an all-women's paddle in support of clean water!  This paddle will launch from Daingerfield Island Marina and head up Four Mile Run, a tributary of the Potomac River located just south of Arlington. Daingerfield Island is just north of Old Town Alexandria, right off the George Washington Parkway and the ... Read More

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Daingerfield Island Shoreline & Paddle Cleanup

Join our efforts to support a Trash-Free Potomac! Enjoy a day on the water, meet other volunteers, and do your part for a cleaner river! About this event Join Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRKN) in our mission to support a Trash-Free Potomac! WE provide gloves, bags and grabbers/trash pickers.YOU bring your enthusiasm for outdoor activities and ... Read More

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Alexandria Rivergate Park Cleanup

Join us in tackling the Potomac Rivers trash pollution problem! Every month from May until October we will be hosting River Cleanups. About this event As a part of Potomac Riverkeeper Network's Trash-Free Potomac Campaign and Alice Ferguson Foundations Trash-Free Initiative, we are hosting River Cleanups throughout the watershed from May until October! Join us ... Read More

RiverPalooza: Mallows Bay (Ghost Fleet) Paddle

(No Rain Date Available) Join your Potomac Riverkeeper, Atlantic Kayak and the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for Get Into Your Sanctuary Weekend! This is a one-of-a-kind, guided interpretive paddle through our country's newest National Marine Sanctuary, Mallows Bay! Learn about the amazing history of the Ghost Fleet on the Potomac. Dr. Susan Langley, ... Read More

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National Harbor River Cleanup

Join us in tackling the Potomac Rivers trash pollution problem! Every month from May until October we will be hosting River Cleanups. This cleanup is generously sponsored by Aslin Beer Company About this event As a part of Potomac Riverkeeper Network's Trash-Free Potomac Campaign and Alice Ferguson Foundations Trash-Free Initiative, we are hosting River Cleanups ... Read More

Swimmable Potomac Event

On August 24, 1918, the Tidal Basin Bathing Beach opened to the public for recreational swimming.  At this family-friendly event, join us as we dip our toes in the Tidal Basin once again and rally for our right to swim in the Potomac River safely! Location: Tidal Basin ADDITIONAL DETAILS AND REGISTRATION COMING IN MAY

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