The watershed of the Anacostia River lies within the Washington, DC, metro area, including Prince George's County and Montgomery County, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Its waters flow into the Potomac River at Washington. Formerly it was often known as the Eastern Branch (of the Potomac)
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Anacostia Watershed Network
Project to provide information on biological and water quality conditions of the Anacostia River. Covers natural and human history of the watershed, recent efforts to restore the river, and river quality reports, and has related web links and maps. Sponsored by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.
Anacostia Watershed Society
Non-profit environmental organization that works to protect and restore the Anacostia River and its watershed through river clean-ups, planting trees, fighting pollution, and other programs. History, news, photos, program information, and calendar of events.
National Resources Defense Council: Cleaning Up the Anacostia River
Describes the river's environmental decline and proposed solutions.
Last update:January 2, 2007 at 22:55:33 UTC