Water Wednesday: PFAS Protection: Maryland Legislative Session

When we come together, it's amazing what we can achieve! This Water Wednesday will focus on PFAS, short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, which is a growing list of 12,000+ chemicals found in products like nonstick pans and food packaging, and commonly in firefighting foam often used on military bases and at commercial airports. PFAS ... Read More

free Seminar: Coal Ash Contamination at possum point – History and impacts

Dean Naujoks, Potomac Riverkeeper, speaks on Thursday, March 23, at University of Mary Washington about coal ash “Clear and Present Danger: The History and Impacts of Coal Ash Contamination at Possum Point” is the title of the seminar featuring Dean and others who will discuss efforts being made by the Potomac Riverkeeper Network to address ... Read More

Free viewing of “Upstream, Downstream” with Nancy Stoner – Bethesda, Md

Join Nancy Stoner, President of PRKN, for a viewing of “Upstream, Downstream” on Sunday, March 26 at 4 p.m. – Josiah Henson Museum & Park, 11410 Old Georgetown Rd, North Bethesda, MD 20852. “Upstream, Downriver” takes viewers into the heart of the battle for water justice. Powerful stories with frontline community activists, some from the ... Read More

Public Forum Regarding Dahlgren Navy Systems Warfare Center Test Range Expansion

In December 2022, the Army Corps of Engineers announced a Public Notice for the Dahlgren Naval Warfare Center to expand their weapons and munitions test range on the Potomac River. The test range is already the Department of Defense’s largest open water range. The Public Notice announced an expansion of the test range area, munitions ... Read More

Town Hall Regarding Possum Point Coal Ash Landfill 

Dominion sent a letter to the county on March 7 to request a determination if the new dump would require a review to proceed. We need to ensure that this landfill is subject to thorough input from the public, as well as from the Possum Point Coal Ash Task Force, which Supervisor Bailey leads.  Please ... Read More

Osprey Festival in Colonial Beach, VA

The Virginia Osprey Festival is one of the largest festivals of its kind celebrating the osprey’s annual return to Colonial Beach, birdwatching and the area's abundant natural resources. Learn about the resurgence of the osprey along the Potomac and join Brent Walls, Upper Potomac Riverkeeper, as he describes his drone use to investigate and document ... Read More

Family Day at the Kennedy Center

Join Potomac Riverkeeper Network at the Reach at the Kennedy Center on April 15 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm for a day of fun, family-friendly activities by the Potomac! Check out a live mussels demonstration, and other outdoor learning stations about our nation’s river at the Reach.  Activity list:  https://www.kennedy-center.org/whats-on/festivals-series/riverrun/riverrun-fun/

Become a certified Community Science Water Quality Monitor

Join us for this in-person training to become a certified Community Science Water Quality Monitoring Program Volunteer! During this training, you will learn about Potomac Riverkeeper Network’s role in preventing pollution in our watershed & the role of Community Science in our Swimmable Potomac Campaign, learn the field and lab methods for collecting and reading ... Read More

Oxon Cove Earth Day 2023 River Cleanup

Join Potomac Riverkeeper Network and our partners as we bring our communities together to celebrate Earth Day by giving back! In celebration of Earth Day and Celebrate Trails Day, Potomac Riverkeeper Network once again is aiming to provide the hands and bodies to remove trash and debris from the recreational and natural areas along the ... Read More