Friends of Lower Beaverdam Creek

Archive for April, 2009

16 Apr, 2009

Clam Cleanup

Posted by: FLBC In: Pollution|Research

Cheverly resident and Eleanor Roosevelt High School student Caitlin Virta is featured in this video with Harriette Phelps, Ph.D., a biologist at the University of the District of Columbia in Washington, D.C. FLBC contributed $500 to the research project which uses clams to detect pollutants. Clams clean the water as they feed, absorbing toxins in […]

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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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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.