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The Park Authority needs to hear from you on the decision to eliminate Lake Accotink or not!
- Updated May 3, 2018
Many thanks to all the dedicated volunteers who turned out to clean up Accotink Creek during the annual Potomac Watershed Cleanup ! Read the results and see the photos here! Beat the Litterbugs!
- Posted May 13, 2018
Power to the People, Not this Plastic!
The Trash Action Work Force March to the River" against the plastic trash poisoning our watersheds!
- Updated May 10, 2018
An expert evaluation of some of these cradles of amphibian life in Lake Accotink Park
- Posted April 22, 2018
Nature continues to reclaim Wakefield Run after its restoration.

Read the background story and follow our periodic updates!
- Updated April 1, 2018
Yellow passionflowers and Purple passionflowers - be "passionate" about the imperiled Accotink Gorge. Our workdays to eliminate invasive wisteria threatening native flora make progress!
- Updated March 31, 2018
Strikeout! Three plastic bag bills failed to get out of committee in the Virginia General Assembly in 2018. They are gone, but not forgotten.
- Updated January 27, 2018
A case of questionable compromise of principles in Resource Protection Areas.
- Posted January 13, 2018
Think twice about how decisions on your property affect our streams.
- Posted January 9, 2018
Thanks to all the Friends of Accotink Creek who joined the International Coastal Cleanup along our 12 adopted stretches of Accotink Creek in 2017. Thanks to all their efforts, we together removed 234 bags of trash, 11 tires, and junk ranging from a tablet computer to a Balinese idol.
- Posted Oct 20 2017
♦ The end is in sight! Draft TMDL's released!
Total Maximum Daily Load
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Talk Much, Do Little?
- Updated June 29, 2017
"Begin with the premise that the automobile must accommodate the earth, rather than vice versa."
- Updated June 27, 2017
An examination of lingering erosion and landscaping deficiencies from the 495 Express Lanes.
- Posted June 27, 2017
Latest public meeting and call for comment!
- Updated June 17, 2017
A thoughtful academic study of issues affecting Lake Accotink Park.
- Posted February 3, 2017
Events
June 9th, 2018
10:00am - 12:00 noon
Use Audubon Naturalist Society's new Creek Critters app to collect and identify stream invertebrates.
Property enhancement equals watershed enhancement with Conservation Assistance $$$.

Third Tuesdays
Shape the Future of Friends of Accotink Creek. Join our monthly planning meetings!
Wednesdays
Join us each Wednesday in defending our parks from green invaders.

"The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now."




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