NNWB, P.O. Box 4314
Silver Spring, MD 20914
Neighbors of Northwest Branch

Welcome to the Neighbors of the Northwest Branch


We are neighbors committed to protecting, promoting, and restoring the Northwest Branch of the Anacostia River.


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Help Our Cause

Your participation and generous contributions will enable us to improve the health of the Northwest Branch. 

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Upcoming Events

Summer Stream Quality Monitoring

Sunday, July 15, 9:30 a.m.

Usual spot just downstream from the Old Randolph Rd.  bridge, Kemp Mill Rd. side.

Fun in the Outdoors

Rachel Carson

Hike along the Northwest Branch where Rachel Carson once gained inspiration.

Clean Up

Bring friends and help remove litter that gushing storm water and thoughtless residents have left along and in our Northwest Branch. 

Stream Monitoring

Observe as the water quality team gathers macro-invertebrates four times a year to gauge the health of the Branch, a chilly job in the winter!