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Volunteers clean up Anacostia waterfront

If you head to Nationals Park you might not see their handiwork, but neighbors are taking pride in the waterfront that's just across the street from the stadium.

Saturday - 08/17/2013, 04:26pm EDT

Tags: Kathy Stewart, cleanup,

'Friday Night Fishing' brings families to Anacostia River

There's something fishy going on in D.C., and you're invited to join in. "Friday Night Fishing" is a free program designed to get families hooked on all that the Anacostia River has to offer.

Friday - 08/09/2013, 04:14pm EDT

Tags: Friday Night Fishing, Earth Conservation Corps, anacostia Riverkeeper

D.C. clearing the way for new movie theater near Nationals Park

District officials have identified a site on the Anacostia River where they hope to move a Capitol Riverfront D.C. Water facility, clearing the way for a movie theater-anchored mixed-use development.

Monday - 07/15/2013, 03:15pm EDT

Tags: d.c. water, Nationals Park, movie theater,

Anacostia River: Ugly duckling or blossoming flower? (Video)

On a two-hour ride on the Anacostia River, Jim Foster with the Anacostia Watershed Society points out the beauty of the river and the challenges it continually faces.

Monday - 06/03/2013, 10:46am EDT

Tags: Troubled Waters, Brennan Haselton, Anacostia Watershed Society, Jim Foster, water quality, bag tax


Body found in D.C. river identified as Iraq veteran

A body found in the Anacostia River has been identified as an Iraq war veteran from Prince George's County.

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 09:47am EDT


Local rowing club caters to disabled athletes

Having a fitness program that fits an individual's specific needs is important - and one local program is doing just that.

Saturday - 01/12/2013, 09:22pm EST

Tags: kate ryan, rowing, Capital Rowing Club, Capital Adaptive Rowing Program,

Thousands eat Anacostia fish despite health risks, warnings

A new study finds more education, outreach needed to prevent anglers from eating fish caught in the Anacostia River.

Friday - 11/16/2012, 06:25am EST

Tags: anacostia Riverkeeper, Mike Bolinder, fishing, pollution, food safety

High-speed ferry service for region?

A new study will look at five possible high-speed ferry routes on the Potomac, Occoquan and Anacostia rivers.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 11:03am EST

Tags: ferry service, Potomac River, Hank Silverberg, Occaquon River

Officials rejoice over low 5-cent bag fee revenue

Shreds of dirty plastic bags wedged between rocks and wrapped around tree trunks once littered the banks of the Anacostia River. But the environmental hazards and imposing eyesore have nearly disappeared since Washington, D.C implemented a disposable bag fee two years ago.

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 01:39pm EDT

Tags: bag tax, montgomery county, Prince Georges County, Anacostia Watershed Society, District Department of the Environment, Stephanie Steinberg

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