Get your brain wet and your hands dirty! Join Friends of Accotink Creek to get the trash out during the Potomac Watershed Cleanup along our 12 adopted stretches of Accotink Creek. Beat the litterbugs!
- Updated January 27, 2017
Protest against plastic water bottle litter at the Alexandria headquarters of the International Bottled Water Association!
- Posted January 27, 2017
The Lake Accotink Master Plan Natural Resources meeting is April 24, 2017.
Your watershed needs your voice!
- Updated March 19, 2017
A thoughtful academic study of issues affecting Lake Accotink Park.
- Posted February 3, 2017
A private parcel of 10.4 acres in the lower end of the Accotink Gorge is on the market! Can it be saved from development?
- Updated December 10, 2016
Thanks to all the Friends of Accotink Creek who joined the International Coastal Cleanup along our 12 adopted stretches of Accotink Creek in 2016. Thanks to all their efforts, we together removed 243 bags of trash, 18 tires, and junk ranging from a cremation urn to bottles of Chardonnay.
- Posted Oct 24 2016
Nature continues to reclaim Wakefield Run after its restoration.

Read the background story and follow our periodic updates!
- Updated September 18, 2016
A thought-provoking alternative view on the value of stream restorations.
- Posted September 15, 2016
Total Maximum Daily Load
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Talk Much, Do Little?
A new Accotink Creek study from Vermont law School.
- Updated September 12, 2016
Washington Post Opinion: Virginia, don't make the I-66 mistake!
- Updated July 12, 2016
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 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
Events

April 15, 2017

Ages 1 - 9
Door prizes, Candies and Eggs!

April 24th, 2017
Your turn to be heard! Public planning continues through 2018!
Saturdays
April, 2017

Join the campaign to get the trash out of
Accotink Creek!
Property enhancement equals watershed enhancement with Conservation Assistance $$$.

March 11th, 2017
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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