Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed


Welcome to the Trash Free Potomac Network, a database designed to foster connections between volunteers, organizations, businesses, and governments who are involved with solving the litter problem in the Potomac Watershed. Throughout the year, event leaders will be posting volunteer opportunities, local cleanups, and workshops to be involved with. You can find these opportunities by clicking “Find an Event” and searching. If you are interesting in posting your own events, you will first need to register as an event leader. Click on “Register an Event” to get started.

The Trash Network also hosts the sites for the Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup. Along with utilizing this site, we encourage all site leaders and volunteers to read through the list of responsibilities, safety information, and resources found at potomaccleanup.org

If you have any questions about the database, please email potomaccleanup@fergusonfoundation.org

 

Upcoming Events


Shepherd Parkway Community Clean-Up

Cleanup Event

Shepherd Parkway is one of the largest and most dramatic wooded areas in Washington, DC. Its 197 acres of eastern hardwood forest include the remains of two Civil War forts, two bald eagle nests, and views across the city.

Unfortunately, lack of trails, signage or programs have made the park a target for illegal dumping. Invasive plants threaten its ecosystem of native plants and animals.

Help us make it right!

08Dec

Harpers Ferry NHP Potoma Wayside River Clean up

Cleanup Event

Please join us Saturday April 13th from 9:00am to Noon, for the Annual Potomac River Watershed Clean up at the Potoma Wayside River Access in Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Ranger Samantha will be leading the clean up. Gloves, trash bags, & recycling bags will be provided. Bring your refillable water bottle, wear sturdy boots, dress in long pants of a tough fabric, and layers up top.

Parking will be just down the road, past the "Tri-State" Exxon, in the "Kettle Corn" lot. Permission has been granted by the property owner. Just ask the Kettle Corn or other Vendor folks where they'd like you to park.

Bring your phone and/or other camera to capture the project, and maybe even enter the Alice Ferguson Foundation photo contest!

For any questions, or to RSVP, contact Samantha Zurbuch at 304-535-5017 or samantha_zurbuch@nps.gov.

13Apr

In the News

Have you been in the news, or do you have a news item you want to share? Email the story to potomaccleanup@fergusonfoundation.org