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
The Park Authority needs to hear from you on the decision to eliminate Lake Accotink or not!
- Updated January 27, 2018
Think twice about how decisions on your property affect our streams.
- Posted January 9, 2018
Power to the People, Not this Plastic!
The Trash Action Work Force marches again against the plastic trash poisoning our watersheds!
- Updated Oct 31, 2017
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
Yellow passionflowers and Purple passionflowers - be "passionate" about the imperiled Accotink Gorge. Our workdays to eliminate invasive wisteria threatening native flora make progress!
- Updated October 20, 2017
♦ The end is in sight! Draft TMDL's released!
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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
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 8 2017
A thoughtful academic study of issues affecting Lake Accotink Park.
- Posted February 3, 2017
Nature continues to reclaim Wakefield Run after its restoration.

Read the background story and follow our periodic updates!
- Updated September 29, 2017

March 31, 2018

Ages 1 - 9
Door prizes, Candies and Eggs!

February 13th, 2018
Community listening session with Supervisors McKay and Cook
Property enhancement equals watershed enhancement with Conservation Assistance $$$.

March 10th, 2018
9:30am - 11:30am
Volunteers assess ecological conditions in streams, based on the abundance of invertebrates.
Third Tuesdays
Shape the Future of Friends of Accotink Creek. Join our monthly planning meetings!
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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