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Upcoming Events

Macro invertebrate Survey

Spring monitoring is scheduled for Sunday, April 29, at 9:30 am.

Stream Cleanups April 21

NW Branch behind the W. Hyattsville Metro Station

9 a.m. -12 noon

New parking fee $2 on Metro lot.

Leader: Maurie Kathan, 

Broadacres Local Park

9 a.m. - noon

Park free at JoAnn Leleck E.S.

710 Beacon Road
Silver Spring
Leaders: Kristen Backert and Michael Evans,

NW Branch at Burnt Mills Special Park East

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Park free at 10701 Columbia Pike (Colesville Rd.)
Silver Spring 

Leader: Larry Hush, 

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!