Climate Action, Disaster Preparedness Leaders Share Information on Rainy Morning

Neighbors and experts joined the All Hands On Deck – Climate Action & Disaster Preparedness Community Engagement Fair on October 14. Courtesy of the Author. Courtesy of the Author By Ben Curran, SW Strong!  The All Hands On Deck Climate Action & Disaster Preparedness Community Engagement Fair took place on Saturday, […]

Preparedness and Climate Change  Fair Rescheduled for October 14

By Southwester Staff The Emergency Preparedness Task Force of the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly, (SWNA) known as SW Strong! is hosting “All Hands on Deck – A Climate Action & Disaster Prevention Festival.” Although previously scheduled for September, the event was postponed due to Tropical Storm Ophelia and will now take […]

Southwest Community Gardens Celebrates 10 Years with Community Event July 29

By Pamela McKinney Southwest Community Gardens will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Saturday, July 29 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in Lansburgh Park (1098 Delaware Ave SW), and we hope you can join us! The event will include music from JoGo Project, a local GoGo/jazz fusion band, as well […]

Splash into a Swimmable Anacostia On July 8 with Special Event from Anacostia Riverkeeper

Anacostia Riverkeeper’s water quality monitoring tracks progress toward a safe, swimmable waterway. Courtesy of Anacostia Riverkeeper  By Petra Baldwin, Project Coordinator, Anacostia Riverkeeper Did you know that kids used to splash around in the Anacostia River in the summer? Today, this urban waterway that runs through the heart of DC is […]

Monitoring DC Watersheds: Buzzard Point and The Wharf Among Healthiest Sites on Anacostia River

By Maya Sterett, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, DC Projects Associate and Petra Baldwin, Anacostia Riverkeeper, Project Coordinator The summer of 2022 marked the fourth year of the DC Citizen Science Water Quality Monitoring program, funded by our partners at the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) and led by […]