Water Quality Monitoring Training (National Harbor)

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 Networks 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

APR 21 Jones Point Lighthouse Cleanup - Home Page Slide

Jones Point Lighthouse Cleanup

This Earth Day Join Potomac Riverkeeper Network and the National Park Service to tackle the “marsh madness” at Jones Point Park! All are welcome to participate!

WQM Volunteer Training - Hagerstown, MD

Upper Potomac WQM Volunteer Training

Mark your calendars – May 1 is volunteer water quality monitoring training for the Upper Potomac. It is almost water quality sampling season. Join Brent Walls, Upper Potomac Riverkeeper on May 1 from 5-7 p.m. at Mt. Aetna Retreat Center, 21905 Mount Aetna Rd, Hagerstown, MD for this event. Please share the date and invite … Read More

Daingerfield Island Shoreline Cleanup July 8, 2023

Volunteer for Daingerfield Island River Cleanup

Join Potomac Riverkeeper Network’s Trash-Free Potomac Campaign and help us tackle trash pollution throughout the watershed! About this event As a part of Potomac Riverkeeper Network’s Trash-Free Potomac Campaign, we are hosting River Cleanups throughout the watershed from May until October! Join us to help us tackle the Potomac River’s trash pollution! We need volunteers … Read More

Potomac Riverkeeper Dean Naujoks out patrolling with the newly donated Yamaha Motor.

To Our Citizen Science Volunteers

I sincerely want to thank all of you for the amazing work you have done collecting samples every single week and helping to operate our lab on the Sea Dog! The first week in October is the last week we will be sampling in VA and Maryland! We have come a long way since we … Read More

Online training to start on June 9th! 

We have had to make adjustments because of the Covid-19 pandemic, but only so that the important work we do can still get done. We had to cancel the in-person Water Quality Monitoring Training sessions, but we’ve got a solution in online training. There are three modules, whose dates, times, and links we’ll post soon.  … Read More

Join us for a Potomac Watershed Clean-Up Saturday, April 14!

We’re cleaning up the Potomac Watershed Saturday, April 14!  Groups of volunteers will work from boats to pick up trash from Seneca Creek and the Potomac River. One group will work on the smooth waters of Seneca Creek using canoes provided by Calleva. Another group may work on the nearby Potomac River if weather and … Read More