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A crowed of masked volunteers raise yellow "grabbers" which will be used to pickup trash.

Volunteers raise up their grabbers which were supplied by Anacostia Riverkeeper before the cleanup at Pope Branch Park begins Saturday. (Isabel Miller/Medill News Service)

Northwestern University
Isabel Miller reports Anacostia Riverkeeper held a community river clean up day on Saturday in commemoration of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy of service.
Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
The Chesapeake Bay, known for its beauty and ecological bounty, faces high levels of pollution from agricultural and urban runoff. Now it has a protective Congressional act, backed by bipartisan support.
Potomac river at sunset.

(Skeeze/Pixabay)

The George Washington University
The Potomac Riverkeeper Network will expand its water quality monitoring and move towards a cleaner river with the acquisition of the Sea Dog boat and launch of the Swimmable Potomac Campaign.

Kevin Fouts unties a turtle trap to show a common snapping turtle to a group of high school students in July 2018. (Vanessa Moss/Sewanee)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Sewanee: The University of the South
The coordinator for the Sewanee Headwaters Initiative, Kevin Fouts, shares insights about the connection between water management practices and their impacts.
 Willamette River in Portland, Oregon

View of the Willamette River overlooking downtown Portland. (Vicki Deng/Reed College)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Reed College
While Portland is known for its progressive politics, the nearby Williamette River revealed environmental neglect, spurring a grassroots energy for reform.
Chicago River
Planet Forward Correspondent | Northwestern University
The Chicago River has been used and abused for decades. Learn about the renaissance the river and its watershed is experiencing thanks to the cleanup efforts of the city and groups like Friends of the Chicago River.
Planet Forward
Our Hidden Water Footprint Salon earlier this month brought together farmers, businesses, and storytellers to discuss solutions to the global water crisis. 
Jackson State University
Late in June 2016, I found myself tyrannized by the sweltering mid-morning heat of southern Alabama, as I joined members of the Mobile Bay National Estuary Program (MBNEP) on a trip to Baldwin County, Alabama, to witness a staggering site.
The George Washington University
The University of Maryland's Watershed home took first place at the Solar Decathlon 2011. See what innovations took them straight to the top!
Planet Forward
THIS WEEK: In this week's webisode, Planet Forward's Frank Sesno interviews Secretary of Energy, Dr. Steven Chu at the 2011 Solar Decathlon! Chu talks about the coolest innovations, and even wonks out a bit on r-values and building materials. WATCH!

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