Get your brain wet and your hands dirty! Join Friends of Accotink Creek to get the trash out during the International Coastal Cleanup along our 12 adopted stretches of Accotink Creek in 2014. Beat the litterbugs!
- posted July 16 2014
Friends of Lake Accotink Park and Friends of Accotink Creek put their heads together to achieve great things!
- posted July 18, 2014
Neighbors discuss the parks and waters of the Long Branch central tributary of Accotink Creek. Come join hands to help! Virtual Tour of Long Branch
- posted July 18, 2014
Save the stinkbug eaters living in a sand pile near you!
- posted July 11, 2014
The North Face and Northern Virginia Trout Unlimited undo vandalism damage in Americana Park!
- updated June 23 2014
The adopted FY 2015 Fairfax County budget cuts funding for several environmental programs, including the Invasive Management Areas. Let's not let this happen!
- posted July 1, 2014

Read the background story and follow our periodic updates!
- updated May 13, 2014
Many thanks to all the dedicated volunteers who turned out to clean up Accotink Creek during the annual Potomac Watershed Cleanup ! Read the results and see the photos here! Beat the Litterbugs!
- posted May 6 2014
Friends of Accotink Creek is sponsoring presentations for communities, civic associations, and others on watershed-related topics, promoting community awareness of, and engagement with the Accotink Watershed!
- posted March 5, 2014
Marck Barahona leads volunteers of Troop 1146 to replace a deteriorated information kiosk!
- posted March 25 2014
The troubled Cross County Trail paving project in Americana Park is done. Now comes the mitigation project.
- posted February 5, 2014
Plans for replanting along the 495 Express Lanes (formerly HOT) are proceeding. See what is happening and let VDOT know your opinion.
- posted May 18
Be afraid! Big construction projects are rolling across the Accotink Creek watershed permanently removing tree cover and habitat and filling Accotink Creek with construction sediment. Our report on a neighborhood turned into a ghost town awaiting its end before the blades of bulldozers.
- posted Dec 28
Events
Weekends
September & October, 2014

Join the campaign to get the trash out of
Accotink Creek!
7:00 PM
September 22, 2014

Join your neighbors to support this major tributary of Accotink Creek!
September 13th, 2014
Lake Accotink Park
9:30am - 11:30am
Volunteers assess ecological conditions in streams, based on the abundance of invertebrates.
Third Mondays
Shape the Future of Friends of Accotink Creek. Join our monthly planning meetings!
Wednesdays
Join us each Wednesday in defending our parks from green invaders.



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