An 8.5-mile-long tidal river within a 176-square-mile watershed, the Anacostia River is home to nearly one million people who live either directly on it or on one of its many connected streams. Working toward a clean, healthy, swimmable, fishable river means enforcing existing environmental laws, working on better ones, building public awareness of environmental and health issues, and creating programs that focus on pollution prevention and cleanup. Friday Night Fishing, educational boat tours, service opportunities that foster ownership in the river for watershed residents, citizen water quality monitoring, and opportunities for residents to weigh in on important policy matters that will impact the future – all are framed around questions of equitable access to the river, equal representation in watershed issues for marginalized communities, and ensuring that the health of the river works for the health of its communities.
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- $3 million or higher
- $1 million to $3 million
- The current budget for Anacostia Riverkeeper is: $500k to $1 million
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