July 17, 2015

David Stemper Memorial Cleanup 2015

Come join us for an Anacostia River cleanup in honor of Surfrider volunteer David Stemper at Bladensburg Waterfront Park this Saturday,July 18, 9:30am. Canoes will be provided for all volunteers. Supplies and refreshments will also be provided.

Be sure to dress appropriately for the weather and the strong likelihood of getting wet and muddy. Wear sunblock and a hat, bring a water bottle, etc.

This boathouse is located just north of the city, and is always an area in great need. Map on Facebook and Meetup.

Previous cleanups have unearthed hundreds of plastic bottles, chip bags, sport balls, shopping carts, car bumpers, and tires.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/722402851201883/
Meetup: http://meetu.ps/2KhcLb

Hope to see you there!

June 4, 2015

Delaware Beach Cleanup & Surf

Snag waves and clean the beach this weekend

Keybox Road, Saturday, June 6, 11am

Come to Keybox Road in Delaware for our first beach cleanup of 2015 this Saturday! If interested, some of us will stay at the state campground at Indian River Inlet, surf on Saturday AM, and then clean our adopted beach at Keybox Road mid-day. Bring a tent, longboard and sunscreen! Or, just show up for the cleanup on Saturday.

Details on Facebook and Meetup.

Map of where the action is happening:

Forecast time! Waves are in the picture:

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October 10, 2014

[Canceled] Southwest Waterfront Cleanup with the DC Dragon Boat Club

Join us and the DC Dragon Boat Club on October 11th for a cleanup along the SW Waterfront!

Meet up at Gangplank Marina (600 Water St SW) at 10am. Bring your board (SUP), boat, or paddle-able flotation device. Volunteers without vessels will join together to paddle 1 of the Club’s dragon boats (holds 22 people! Imagine how much trash we can fit!)

Dress for the weather. Light, non-cotton layers highly recommended! Clean up supplies will be provided.

After the cleanup, we’ll celebrate our hard work at Cantina Marina!

RSVP on Facebook or Meetup! We hope to see you there!

September 19, 2014

International Coastal Cleanup Day 2014

Get outdoors and help keep our local rivers clean for International Coastal Cleanup Day this Saturday, September 20 at Anacostia National Park, 9am-12pm. Our friends at Ocean Conservancy have organized this cleanup and we’re pumped to join in.


Driving directions (carpooling is extra karma points!):
* From 295: bit.ly/XQuabS
* From Pennsylvania Ave SE: bit.ly/1uZLlTm

We’re meeting at Anacostia Park, Section E. The Park is long and narrow and we’ll be gathering more towards the north end, near their Aquatic Resources
Education Center, here: http://goo.gl/maps/14n48

Look for our new Surfrider flag!  Cleanup supplies provided.  Wear sturdy shoes, and bring a water bottle and sunscreen.

July 24, 2014

2014 David Stemper Memorial River Cleanup this Saturday


We’re having a river cleanup this Saturday on the Anacostia. Come get outdoors, help clean our local rivers, and remember a honored chapter member, David Stemper.  Details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/318625124962076/

…also, we’ll have canoes for all volunteers…yeah, canoes! Who can turn this down? We’ll see you Saturday.

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