Our latest stream monitoring results are abysmal!
- Posted June 9, 2016
The Lake Accotink Master Plan is being revised.
Your watershed needs your voice!
- Updated May 20, 2016
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 20 2015
An examination of lingering erosion and landscaping deficiencies from the 495 Express Lanes.
- Posted May 9, 2016
YouTube video - Each spring, native ground-nesting bees emerge. Americana Park is a hotspot.
- Updated May 5, 2016
A first blow is struck against the encroaching alien vines and in defense of the native plant community of the Accotink Gorge.
- Updated May 2, 2016
A project to benefit our watershed by expanding native meadow where before was a wasteland.
- Updated May 1, 2016
Final official results are in! Professional survey reveals the status of freshwater mussels in Accotink Creek.
- Updated May 1, 2016
Take a virtual voyage along the headwaters of Accotink Creek.
- Updated April 29, 2016
The I-66 Haymarket-to-495 project proposes to cross 5.1 miles of the Accotink Creek watershed, bringing little good. January 2016 Virginia Assembly alert: Bills have been introduced to wreak even further environmental damage - Speak out!
- Updated January 21, 2016
♫ To laugh like a brook
When it trips and falls
Over stones on its way! ♫
- Posted January 1, 2016
Thanks to all the Friends of Accotink Creek who joined the International Coastal Cleanup along our 12 adopted stretches of Accotink Creek in 2015. Thanks to all their efforts, we together removed 206 bags of trash, 46 tires, and junk ranging from a kiddie pool to a plumbing plunger.
- Posted Oct 26 2015
Its alive! Intriguing new biological monitoring results.

Read the background story and follow our periodic updates!
- Updated September 28, 2015
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Talk Much, Do Little?
Find out what it is and why it matters.
- Updated July 9, 2015
Events
June 18th, 2016
Lake Accotink Park
9:00am - 10:30
Travel by canoe across Lake Accotink, doing battle against the litterbugs!
July 13th, 2016
8:00am - Noon

Immediate removal of this new aquatic invasive is critical! Get wet and get it out!
September 10th, 2016
9:30am - 11:30am
Volunteers assess ecological conditions in streams, based on the abundance of invertebrates.
Third Tuesdays
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.

"The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now."




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