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Paddle a Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe on the Anacostia

How did I miss it? All the years I’ve lived on Capitol Hill, how did I not know there was a Hawaiian outrigger canoe...

Ward 8 Task Force Confirms Map, Report in Final Meeting

The Ward 8 Redistricting Task Force discussed the final proposed map of Ward 8 Advisory Neighborhood Commissions (ANCs) and their Single Member Districts (SMDs)...

Book Review: The Black Side of the River

The Black Side of the River:  Race, Language and Belonging in Washington, DC  by Jessica A. Grieser Georgetown University Press, 2022 204 pages /Hardback Edition /ISBN...

With RiverSmart Homes You Can Help the Anacostia

We all know that part of the pollution in our river, the Anacostia, comes from runoff and overflow of storm water and that all...

A New Citizen Leader Along Our River

The Anacostia Watershed Society (AWS) is an important player in the effort to clean up Our River.  It is the oldest and largest of...

Escaping to the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

In these times of isolation and limits on things to do, we should think about those special places where we can get away,...

Final Arch Completed on New Frederick Douglass Bridge

The keystone was placed in the sixth and final white arch on the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge Thursday, August 13. The white structure appears...

10 Ways to Help Our River While Stuck at Home

We are living in strange times—tied to our homes to escape the pandemic and not sure how safe it is to go out or...

OUR RIVER: THE ANACOSTIA

The Anacostia River is getting cleaner all the time. The effort to capture sewer runoff and prevent overflow into the River has reduced substantially...

OUR RIVER: The Anacostia

It has been a long struggle – over 25 years of effort – but the Anacostia River has finally received a passing grade.  Last...
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