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“Recyclops Says, Don’t Trash Our Streams.”  This was the message put forth on FLBC’s float for the Cheverly Day Parade held May 14, 2011.  It won first prize in the float category.

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21 Apr, 2010

Earth Day Celebration

Posted by: FLBC In: Conservation|Events

FLBC was  one of the many participating in the national Earth Day celebration and the regional celebration sponsored by the Anacostia Watershed Society on Saturday, April 24.   Thirty-four people came out to help pick up trash in Lower Beaverdam Creek!  Thanks to Brandi Petway, Antwan Jordan, Dominique Moses, Sonnya Philip (these four all from Giant [...]

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You’re invited! What: Sneak-peek of the new Ken Burns documentary, “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea.” When: Sunday, 9/20, 7:00 – 8:30 pm (FLBC meeting at 6:30) Where: Cheverly United Methodist Church Parlor (4th fl), 2810 Cheverly Ave. (Forest Rd. entrance) Presented by Friends of Lower Beaverdam Creek (FLBC) and the Maryland Native Plant Society as [...]

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01 Sep, 2009

Japanese Stilt Grass Removal

Posted by: FLBC In: Conservation|Events

Special thanks to Gabe, Rudd Moe, Marian Dombrowski, Paivi and Matt Spoon, Pat Nelson, Norm Oslik, Cathy Smith, and Marc Imlay of AWS. They scouted out Japanese stilt grass which loosens the soil which then flows into the Chesapeake Bay, taking with it vital nutrients. They spent a productive Saturday removing a huge area of [...]

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22 Jun, 2009

Field Trip!

Posted by: FLBC In: Conservation|Events|Outreach

On February 11, 2009, fifth graders from St. Ambrose school walked down to Woodworth Park for a field trip with volunteers from Friends of Lower Beaverdam Creek. In addition to learning about leaves, trees, water quality and how the stream in the park connects to the Anacostia River, students created art projects on the spot [...]

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13 Apr, 2009

Celebrate Earth Day in Cheverly

Posted by: FLBC In: Conservation|Events

Celebrate Earth Day in Cheverly! We need YOU to help clean up Cheverly’s tributaries into Lower Beaverdam Creek, the most polluted stream in the Anacostia River watershed. Join Friends of Lower Beaverdam Creek on Saturday, April 18 as we pick up trash along Route 50 and along Tributary 4. If you don’t know where Tributary [...]

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On Wednesday, February 11, 2009, from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., the Cheverly Green Plan Committee and the Cheverly Conservation Alliance (a consortium of environmental organizations in Cheverly including Progressive Cheverly, Friends of Lower Beaver Dam Creek, and Cheverly Garden Club) are pleased to co-sponsor a presentation by Dr. Robert Fireovid, a Research Scientist at the [...]

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Learn how to design and make your landscape more GREEN by creating wildlife habitat, using native plants, and reducing the use of fertilizers and pesticides in this 2-part workshop at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Part 1: January 17th: Design a BayScape Teach participants about the landscape design process and how to create a BayScape. Apply [...]

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County planners will hold a town hall meeting regarding the Subregion 4 area Wednesday, December 3rd from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Cedar Heights Community Center. This is a great opportunity to make your voice heard about environmental concerns in our area. The Cedar Heights Community Center is at 1200 Glen Willow Drive, Seat Pleasant, [...]

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12 Nov, 2008

Gazette Covers Green Workshop

Posted by: FLBC In: Conservation|Events|Media

The Gazette reported on Cheverly’s Green Infrastructure Workshop. Noting their town’s multiple parks, access to waterways and hilly geography, Cheverly residents listed neighborhood attributes they want preserved in a future green infrastructure plan.

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The Friends of Lower Beaverdam Creek is a hands-on education and advocacy organization working to restore the health of Lower Beaverdam Creek and the Anacostia River.