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Help Our Cause

Your participation and generous contributions will enable us to improve the health of the Northwest Branch!  Membership levels:

Salamander Saver - $20

Wood Frog Friend (and joint)- $35

Brook Trout Backer - $50

Kingfisher Keeper - $100

Great Blue Heron Hero - $250

ALL donations are appreciated!

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Upcoming Events



Northwest Branch behind the W. Hyattsville Metro Station

Saturday, November 2, 10 a.m. to Noon. 

 A pathway leads from the parking lot to the NWB Trail.   Mark your calendar and help beautify this section of the Northwest Branch!  

Leader: Maurie Kathan,  

Northwest Branch at Lane Manor & University Hills Park

Saturday, November 9, 10 a.m. to Noon

Meet at the University Hills Duck Pond Pavilion at 3400 Stanford St, Hyattsville, MD 20783.

Leader: Ben Simasek, 

Ben invites all NNWB members and supporters to participate.  Your chance to see a different section of the NWB!  Bags and gloves will be provided.  Bring your reusable water bottle (Ben will have refills), wear long pants and sleeves, and shoes that can get muddy.

Thanks to all who helped at the 9/29 Lamberton Tributary cleanup and the Burnt Mills cleanup on 10/5!  Results and pictures from Burnt Mills are on the Events page.  The More Info button will get you there.  


All meetings at White Oak Library, 11701 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

  • Tuesday, November 5: board and general meeting, open to all.
  • Tuesday, December 3: TBD


In just 7 minutes 4 seconds, here's the Northwest Branch and what we do.  Check it out.  Then join us.  The more people are engaged, the more we all can accomplish!  Special thanks to John Sullivan for creating this video! 

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