Winter is just around the corner here in Washington D.C. Temperatures are dropping, we had our first snow, and every day my fellow bike commuters are bundling up even more. On these cold mornings I like to think back to warmer months out on the water. This summer I traveled to the Elkhorn Slough in… Read more »
The Ashley River Blue Trail figures prominently into Dorchester County’s effort to create its first ever park system. We must work now to promote and preserve the Ashley River.
Washington, DC — American Rivers, the nation’s leading voice for healthy rivers and clean water, today announced the kickoff of National River Cleanup™, now in its 20th year. The program, which mobilizes hundreds of thousands of volunteers to pick up trash from rivers nationwide, is poised for its most successful year to date. Millions of… Read more »
National River Cleanup® joined the Potomac Conservancy last Saturday for a sunny and productive morning out on our nation’s River. The river cleanup site in Cabin John, Maryland along the C&O Canal was one of hundreds of cleanup sites that worked out on the Potomac River as part of the Alice Ferguson Foundation 24th Annual… Read more »
© Davita Flowers-Shawklin American Rivers’ National River Cleanup™ has been asking River Cleanup Organizers to list some of their most interesting items. Every year, I’m amazed at what trash and treasures people find. Each of these items has a story about where it came from and who left it behind—either accidentally (like that 10 dollar… Read more »
About the National River Cleanup® Millions of tons of trash end up in our nation’s rivers and streams every year from litter on the ground and illegal dump sites. Trash is more than just an eyesore; it can contaminate your drinking water and threaten the lives of all who depend on it. American Rivers hosts… Read more »
Show your support for clean water by volunteering at a National River Cleanup event | © Robyn Janssen, Rogue River Cleanup, OR I went to college in Western Pennsylvania within view of the stacks of one of the east coast’s most polluting coal-fired power plants. On your way in and out of town you would… Read more »
Today’s post is a guest blog written by Dan Meyer, organizer of the Pike River Revival Cleanup. Dan Meyer pulls an old bike frame from the waters of the Pike River As an avid paddler and nature lover, I had grown up walking along the banks of the Pike. Located almost half way between the… Read more »
Keurig employees turned out across the country to show their dedication to clean rivers. Over the course of six events, 460 volunteers picked up nearly 10,000 pounds of trash.
ATLANTA – As part of its local community efforts and commitment to conservation, Manheim Pennsylvania teamed up with American Rivers on Saturday, June 9 to clean the Conestoga River in Lancaster County Central Park. More than 100 Manheim employees and their family members cleaned up debris from the river and surrounding park area from 9… Read more »