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Critical: Hike safely! Keep 6 ft. separation.

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

    Membership levels:

Salamander Saver - $20 (student)

Wood Frog Friend (and joint)- $35

Brook Trout Backer - $50

Kingfisher Keeper - $100

Great Blue Heron Hero - $250

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Upcoming Events

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Spring 2020 Meeting Schedule

IN THE AGE OF CORONA VIRUS AND MASS CLOSURES TO AVOID TRANSMISSION, OUR ACTIVITIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.   WHEN LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED, OUR MEETINGS ARE CANCELED.  LIBRARY CLOSURES CURRENTLY GO THROUGH APRIL, BUT COULD BE EXTENDED.  STAY TUNED, AND STAY SAFE!

All meetings are at White Oak Library, 11701 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m., first Tuesday of each month. 


  • May 5: TBD

NNWB STREAM CLEANUPS ARE POSTPONED TO THE FALL due to the pandemic.

All organized activities in the parks have been banned through the end of April, which means no organized cleanups.  But feel free to get out and enjoy a hike along the Northwest Branch, and perhaps take a bag along to grab whatever litter you see.  Just be sure to keep 6 feet away from everyone else!

Video

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! 

Fun in the Outdoors