Thursday, February 9, 2012

Day Job Blog Post On Greater Greater Washington

A peak into the world of my day job at Anacostia Watershed Society, were advocated for a clean, healthy Anacostia River for the benefit of the communities around it.  I made the big time today with this post at Greater Greater Washington:
The Anacostia River is widely called DC's "forgotten river," a term coined by Anacostia Watershed Society's founding president, Robert Boone, to reflect the river's second-class status in our nation's capital city.
The Anacostia should be a community asset: a river safe for swimming and fishing, per the federal Clean Water Act. In many ways the Anacostia River is not forgotten anymore, but rather a well-kept secret for the recreational opportunities it does offer, including biking, paddling, and surprising beauty and solitude.
My organization, the Anacostia Watershed Society, has been working to improve the Anacostia for 20 years. We and the Anacostia Community Boathouse Association will discuss the river and its recreational future with local leaders and residents at a public forum this Saturday.
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