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Upcoming Events

Alice Ferguson Foundation Trash Summit

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
9:00 a.m. -  5 p.m.
George Mason University Founders Hall 3351 Fairfax , Arlington, VA 

7th Annual Trees Matter Symposium

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 

 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM 

Silver Spring Civic Building, Silver Spring, MD

Winter Stream Monitoring

Date TBD

At the usual site a little below the Old Randolph Rd. bridge over the NWB.

If you would like to observe,


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!