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    Director of Development

    Potomac Riverkeeper Network seeks an experienced Director of Development to plan, manage, and implement all fundraising activities for this rapidly growing organization. The successful candidate will have hands-on experience with the following program areas: membership, major gifts, special events, corporations, foundations, planned gifts. Requirements: At least 5 years of on-the-job fundraising experience, a successful track record, excellent communication and organizational skills, high energy and an interest in protecting the environment. Excellent benefits, salary negotiable. Apply w/letter, resume and references to Potomac Riverkeeper Network, 3070 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20007.

    http://www.potomacriverkeepernetwork.org/director-of-development/

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    Administrative Assistant & Bookkeeper

    Waterkeepers Chesapeake (WKC) seeks a part time (20 hours per week) Administrative Assistant to oversee financial processes, legal and administrative responsibilities, manage the office, and support fundraising and program staff. The Administrative Assistant will report to the Executive Director. Waterkeepers Chesapeake has 4 full-time and one part-time staff who primarily work remotely or in the field.

    Waterkeepers Chesapeake is a coalition of nineteen independent Waterkeeper programs working to make the waters of the Chesapeake and Coastal Bays swimmable and fishable. We amplify the voices of each Waterkeeper and mobilize our organizations to fight pollution and champion clean water. For more information, please visit http://www.waterkeeperschesapeake.org/about-us/employment-opportunities

    The position is located at our shared office space in Takoma Park, MD. Work hours are flexible. Some telecommuting possible. Competitive salary based on experience.

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    RiverPalooza Women on the Water Paddle

    Join Potomac Riverkeeper Network for this special RiverPalooza 2017 Women on the Water (WOW) Paddle Day to help us stand up for clean water and celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act! Women have always played a critical role as stewards of our water resources. When we begin to recognize how important water is to our families, our community and to our entire planet – we change our relationship to it and to each other. Come make a stand for clean water!

    Enjoy a paddle with your Potomac Riverkeeper, and special guest Anacostia Riverkeeper Emily Franc, on this wide and lazy stretch of river which is part of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail. This part of the Potomac River is 8 miles of placid, gently flowing currents from Edward’s Ferry all the way down to Seneca Creek Park at Riley’s Lock, making it the perfect stretch for even beginner paddlers. Paddlers will also enjoy a beautiful sunset from the river, one of the best times to see wildlife. Edwards Ferry has a large boat ramp that is a popular spot for smallmouth bass fishing, so feel free to bring a fishing pole (but be sure to have your license!).

    Arrival Locations:

    If renting your boat: Calleva. 13015 Riley’s Lock Road Poolesville, MD 20837. 301-216-1248.
    If bringing your own boat: Edwards Ferry. 14800 Edward’s Ferry Road. Poolesville, MD. Drop off your boat and then drive to Calleva to park your car and register no later than 2:00.

    Arrival Time: Registration at 1:30 PM. Shuttle leaves promptly at 2:30. On the water by 3:30 pm. Off water by 7:30.

    Registration: http://www.potomacriverkeepernetwork.org/?event=riverpalooza-sept9-womenonthewater&event_date=2017-09-09

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    RiverPalooza Pedal to Paddle on the Upper Potomac

    Experience the best of both worlds on the Potomac River, the C&O Canal and the river itself. Join Upper Potomac Riverkeeper to enjoy a bike ride up the C&O Canal, part of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail and a river paddle down the Potomac to where you started.

    Bikes will be available to rent, for ages 8 and above, or bring your own. We can shuttle your bike back to your car.

    We will meet and register at the boat launch in Shepherdstown, WV. We will bike through Shepherdstown, across the Potomac and up the C&O canal to Snyder’s Landing. Then you will jump into your rental kayak or canoe and float back to Lock 38. Then you can enjoy an evening in Shepherdstown for great food and entertainment.

    Please bring a packed lunch and water. (Extra water will be available during the float)

    Registration: http://www.potomacriverkeepernetwork.org/?event=riverpalooza-sept10-pedalpaddle

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    RiverPalooza Dyke Marsh Sunset Paddle

    Join the Potomac Riverkeeper and Friends of Dyke Marsh for a wonderful sunset paddle and learn about successful conservation efforts currently underway to preserve and restore Dyke Marsh.  Dyke Marsh is tucked away along the George Washington Memorial Parkway just south of Alexandria. Managed by the National Park Service, it benefits greatly from an active group of volunteers, the Friends of Dyke Marsh. It is located east of the George Washington Memorial Parkway and the Mount Vernon Trailand is part of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail and Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail. Dyke Marsh is one of the largest remaining freshwater tidal wetlands in the Washington metropolitan area and considered a hidden gem. The 485 acres of tidal marsh, floodplain, and swamp forest is best explored by boat or on foot. Dyke Marsh has an abundance of wildlife including nearly 300 species of birds. No wonder it is known as one of the best birdwatching sites in the Metropolitan Area. This tidal freshwater marsh is typical of many others around the Chesapeake. It would have served as a place for local Indians to harvest edible plants and to trap both water birds and mammals, like muskrats.

    To register go to: http://www.potomacriverkeepernetwork.org/?event=riverpalooza-sept8-dykemarsh

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    Communications Manager

    Potomac Riverkeeper Network is hiring a Communications Manager to oversee and execute all forms of communications for the organization including publications, earned and social media, and overall organizational branding, marketing material development and website. Through these activities s/he aims to convey PRKN’s brand, promote PRKN’s activities and initiatives, and build credibility, influence, partnerships and resources. The Communications Manager reports to the organization’s Vice-President of External Relations.

    The position encompasses developing and carrying out a strategic communications plan, as well as maintenance of day-to-day communications. The Manager will play a leadership role in unifying and integrating PRKN’s diverse messages and programs, and will coordinate PRKN staff to ensure a cohesive brand identity across all communications materials and channels.

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    Campaign Manager

    Waterkeepers Chesapeake seeks an experienced Campaign Manager for our Fair Farms campaign. If you are looking for meaningful involvement in the environmental and sustainable agriculture communities that will broaden and deepen your skills and your understanding of key issues, winning strategies and the dynamics of social change, then this position is for you! Whether writing blog and social media posts, building meaningful partnerships, or managing a groundbreaking campaign for a new food future, you’ll have the gratification of being “part of the solution” for our state and our future.

    We seek a well-rounded, strategy-minded campaign generalist with a committed passion for environmental advocacy and food system reform who has a reasonable combination of communications skills, policy chops, holding a big picture strategy while tending to the details, grassroots organizing, managing online social networks, building and maintaining partnerships, and developing a diverse array of communications materials.

    We are not seeking a unicorn, and welcome candidates who strongly excel in several, if not all, of these areas.

    Primary Responsibilities

    The Campaign Manager will report to the Executive Director and work with a staff of two, plus multiple consultants and interns. The position will also oversee the expansion of campaign staff fairly soon after their hire. Position descriptions will be written in a way to complement the skill sets of the new Campaign manager and the overall Fair Farms team.

    This position will take the lead in implementing and managing the Fair Farms campaign—a movement of Marylanders of all stripes working together for a new food system — one that is fair to farmers, invests in homegrown, healthy food, and restores our waterways instead of polluting them. This public education and engagement campaign, launched in December 2015, is focused on using innovative storytelling, online and direct advocacy to support policy objectives and promote consumer behaviors that will reduce agricultural pollution and promote sustainable agriculture.

    Job notice: http://www.waterkeeperschesapeake.org/about-us/employment-opportunities

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    River Cleanup on the South Branch of the Potomac

    Grab your canoe and join Upper Potomac Riverkeeper Brent Walls the Trough Store to clean up sections of the South Branch Potomac. We are teaming up with Hampshire County Fun Days Project this year, headed by Shawn Ward.

    Our group will be cleaning up two sections. From the Trough Store to Wapocoma Campground and from the Wapocoma to the Romney Bridge. Afterwards there will be a cook out. More details on where at registration.

    Registration is from 9 to 10am at the Trough General Store.

    More info at Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1379253825467934/

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    RiverPalooza 2017 – June 3rd Kick Off Events – Kayaking, Rafting, Tubing & Party!

    Potomac Riverkeeper Network’s RiverPalooza 2017 kicks off on June 3rd with our Make a SPLASH for Clean Water Day at Harpers Ferry — including paddling, rafting, tubing and a big party with BBQ and a bluegrass band. RiverPalooza is a season-long annual event providing a wide range of on-the-water and paddling events with our Riverkeepers and in partnership with the region’s best outfitters.

    SATURDAY, JUNE 3 — “MAKE A SPLASH FOR CLEAN WATER” DAY IN HARPERS FERRY:

    Tubing & Kick Off Party at Harpers Ferry Adventure Center
    Duckie Float, Raft Trip with River Riders and Kick Off Party at Harpers Ferry Adventure Center
    RiverPalooza Kick Off Party – music, food and camping/cabin options at Harpers Ferry Adventure Center

    Go to http://www.potomacriverkeepernetwork.org/riverpalooza-2017/ for full schedule of paddle events.

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    Internship: GIS River Mapping with Upper Potomac Riverkeeper

    Are you just learning about the creativity of GIS? Would you like to produce project maps and relational information for an environmental advocacy organization that protects the rights of citizens to have clean drinking water. Make your talent and inspiration of maps work for a worthy cause.

    The Upper Potomac Riverkeeper (UPRK) is a regional voice for the Potomac River from Harpers Ferry to Fairfax stone. UPRK is part of a regional and worldwide network of water protectors that use advocacy and environmental laws to stop illegal pollution and fight legally permitted discharges. The development of maps through GIS has several influential uses from water trail maps that create a sense of stewardship to informational maps used on the web, social media, and public presentations. GIS is a visually powerful tool that helps our organization succeed in its mission.

    We are looking for an energetic self-starter that has a passion for the environment and the drive to succeed. The internship is located in the Western MD, Eastern Panhandle WV area.

    The position is an open ended volunteer internship that begins immediately. This position will include some mileage reimbursement and a 1-year subscription to ArcGIS desktop with full extensions. You are expected to work at least 10 hours a week.

    FULL INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION

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    Internship: River Monitoring and Assessment with Upper Potomac Riverkeeper

    Upper Potomac Riverkeeper is in need of a spring through summer intern for a stream monitoring project that will assess the stream flow differences in two streams to understand the impact of an industrial stormwater pond. Shale excavation practices are required to capture weather event run-off into stormwater ponds and discharged into streams with pollution limits. This project is designed to determine the functionality of a stormwater pond during spring and summer weather events. The data will be used to advocate changes in a State certified discharge permit.

    The internship is located in the Western MD, Eastern Panhandle WV area. Project is located in Gerrardstown, WV.

    The position is a volunteer internship that begins May 1st and ends September 1st, 2017. This position will include some mileage reimbursement. You are expected to work at least 10 hours a week and possibly more based on weather events.

    FULL INTERNSHIP NOTICE

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    Job Notice: Communications & Outreach Associate at Potomac Riverkeeper Network

    Communications & Outreach Associate

    Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRKN) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to stopping pollution and restoring clean water in the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers through community engagement, enforcement and strategic media. PRKN has three dedicated Riverkeepers: Upper Potomac, Shenandoah and Potomac. PRKN is a member of Waterkeeper Alliance, the largest and fastest growing nonprofit dedicated solely to clean water. PRKN is recognized as “one of the best small nonprofits” by the Catalogue for Philanthropy and is located in a vibrant, metro accessible neighborhood in Northwest Washington, DC. Find more information http://www.prknetwork.org.

    We seek an enthusiastic, energetic, outgoing, self-starter with a passion for the environment to provide high-level support to our communications efforts. The Associate will work closely with the Communications Director to promote our organization and clean water initiatives. The ideal candidate will have an educational and professional background that demonstrates effective advocacy, campaign and communication skills. Proven experience leveraging social media, persuasive writing, visual media, earned media, and data driven targeting to engage and inspire action is critical. This is an excellent position for a candidate interested in working in a small organization that welcomes creative ideas from staff at all levels, provides a range of responsibilities and opportunities to learn and participate in campaigns that make a difference in people’s lives. Over six million people rely on the Potomac River — “our nation’s river” — for their drinking water. PRKN is the leader in defending this important resource. This position is located in our DC office.

    LINK TO FULL JOB NOTICE

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    TONIGHT: Documentary on Potomac, Shenandoah & Upper Potomac Riverkeepers on Maryland Public TV

    American University’s documentary Keeping the Potomac: The Politics of Water will air January 24 at 7:30pm on Maryland Public Television, and again on Saturday, January 28 at 4:30pm. In May, it will also air in prime time as part of Maryland Public Television’s Chesapeake Bay Week.

    American University filmed Upper Potomac Riverkeeper Brent Walls, Shenandoah Riverkeeper Mark Frondorf, and Potomac Riverkeeper Dean Naujoks on the job as they fought some of the biggest polluters in their watersheds.

    Watch a trailer: http://keepingthepotomacfilm.com

    https://www.facebook.com/events/162808230871703/

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    Development & Communications Associate

    Development & Communications Associate

    Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRKN) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to stopping pollution and restoring clean water in the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers and their tributaries through community engagement and enforcement. Our office is located in Washington, DC, with field offices in Virginia and Maryland. For more information about our organization, please check our website at http://www.prknetwork.org.

    We seek a detail-oriented, enthusiastic, self-starter to provide high-level support to our organization’s development and communications efforts. The Associate will work closely with the Vice-President of External Relations and the Communications Director in all facets of development to generate income from foundation grants, individual giving, and special events. The ideal candidate will be technologically proficient and have experience with Salesforce (CRM), WordPress and Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent communication skills are required. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and with a team is preferred. This is an excellent opportunity for a rising development star, or someone who wants to gain experience in all facets of development.

    For job notice & how to apply => http://www.potomacriverkeepernetwork.org/careers/

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    Shenandoah Riverkeeper’s Fall Foliage Ride & Hike

    Join us on Sunday, 23 October, 1-4pm, for our first-ever Fall Shenandoah Riverkeeper bike ride at the Shenandoah University River Campus at Cool Spring Battlefield! This is a family-friendly celebration of the river – and what we are doing to protect it!

    And if you don’t have a bike, bring your walking shoes because this is the perfect place for traipsing along the river.

    REGISTER TODAY

    Location: 1400 Parker Lane, Bluemont, Virginia 20135

    Registration: It’s FREE – but please register!  [Donations are accepted!]

    We’ll have complementary hamburgers and hotdogs for all of our hungry cyclists and hikers along with a selection of Spindrift sparkling water made with real fruit!!

    Oh, and the first 50 registrants will be given a commemorative Paddle Potomac! Paddle Shenandoah! t-shirt (no guarantee on sizing availability) when they arrive at the event — so don’t forget to register!!

    Rich with color and history, this hidden gem will make for spectacular fall cycling on its 5.2-mile loop. The Civil War Trust originally acquired the 195 acres of land in 2012 for the preservation and protection of the land along the Shenandoah River integral to the July 18, 1864, Battle of Cool Spring. Under the university’s stewardship, the land is transitioning from a former golf course into an outdoor classroom and being repopulated with native plants. The former golf cart trails remain, creating the perfect location for a fall bike ride or hike along the shores of the Shenandoah River. And for the uber adventurous souls, this paved path is nearly perfect for the long board, so come join us and surf terra firma!!

    Besides the trails, the property has a couple of ponds scattered around and they are reported to have a selection of sunnies and Jeff Kelble’s favorite fish – the largemouth bass. So pack a rod if you want and engage in a little “surf and turf” recreation!! Just don’t forget a VA license if you are over 16 years of age. And this stretch of river holds some fierce bronzebacks if you want to do a bit of wade fishing. Reportedly, the ponds also have freshwater shrimp in them. No clue if you’ll see any of them but it’s good to keep an eye out just in case.

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    Development Manager

    Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRKN) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to stopping pollution and restoring clean water in the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers and their tributaries through community engagement and enforcement. Our Main office is located in Washington, DC, with field offices in Virginia and Maryland. This position will work primarily out of PRKN’s DC office.

    http://www.potomacriverkeepernetwork.org/careers/

    PRKN seeks a detail-oriented, enthusiastic, self-starter to provide high-level support to our organization’s fundraising efforts. The Manager will work closely with the Vice-President of External Relations in all facets of development to generate income from foundation grants, individual giving, and special events. The ideal candidate will be technologically proficient and have experience with Salesforce, WordPress and Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent communication skills are required. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and with a team is preferred. This is an excellent opportunity for a rising development star, or someone who wants to gain experience in all facets of development.

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    FREE Paddle on South Branch of Potomac with Upper Potomac Riverkeeper

    We will be celebrating World Rivers Day with another paddle on the South Branch of the Potomac! This paddle is FREE for the first 30 people to register! We will be meeting at Eagle’s Nest Outfitters who will provide the rental of kayaks and canoes. A buffet will be provided after the paddle back at the outfitters.

    Meeting time: 10am – on the water by 11

    Time: 5 hrs

    Level: Beginner to intermediate (two areas have class 2 rapids)

    Distance: 10 mi – Float trip will be from the Outfitters to Brighton Park in Moorefield. Depending on water level, the trip may be shortened to 6 mi.

    Directions: From Washington D.C. – Follow I-66 West to I-81 South. Go 4 miles on I-81 to SR 55 Strasburg and proceed West on SR 55 to US 220 South. Eagle’s Nest Outfitters is one mile before Petersburg on the right.

    Register by September 23! First 30 people free! Max for trip is 50.

    REGISTER HERE => http://www.potomacriverkeepernetwork.org/potomac-riverkeeper-network-events/southbranchpaddle

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    Paddle Potomac! Full Moon Paddle – Edward’s Ferry to Seneca Creek with Potomac Riverkeeper

    This is the eleventh paddle trip in Potomac Riverkeeper Network’s Paddle Potomac! Paddle Shenandoah! 12 paddle trips June 8 – 19.

    Click here to register!

    Trip Description:

    Ok, technically the moon won’t be totally full but a 93% full moon is good enough to enjoy an evening paddle with the Potomac Riverkeeper on this wide and lazy stretch of river. Located on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, Edwards Ferry is at milepost 30 where a ferry operated from 1791 until 1836. Edwards Ferry was the site of a large Union crossing on the way to Gettysburg in June 1863. This part of the Potomac River is 8 miles of placid, gently flowing currents from Edward’s Ferry all the way down to Seneca Creek Park at Riley’s Lock, making it the perfect stretch for even beginner paddlers to enjoy a full moon paddle. Paddlers will also enjoy a beautiful sunset from the river, one of the best times to see wildlife. Edwards Ferry has a large boat ramp that is a popular spot for smallmouth bass fishing, so feel free to bring a fishing pole. Paddlers are encouraged to bring glow sticks, whistles and a flashlight.

    Paddle Distance: 8 miles/4 hrs

    Paddle Level: Beginner [minimum age 18]

    Arrival Location: Edwards Ferry at 14800 Edward’s Ferry Road, Poolesville, MD. We will drop off boats and then drive down to Seneca Creek to park the cars. You’ll be shuttled back up to Edwards Ferry to begin the paddle.

    Arrival Time: 6:00 pm /on the water by 8:00 pm

    Boat Options and Costs:

    Canoe rental: $65 per tandem canoe. Minimum age 18. (This is a $126 value)
    Single Kayak: $50 per kayak for one person. Minimum age 18. ($111 value)
    BYOB (Bring Your Own Boat): $35 per boat for the shuttle. ($96 value)
    The following “awesomeness” is included with each rental; canoe or kayak (except BYOB), personal flotation device for the day, trash bag, paddle insurance, interpretive guides, Paddle Potomac! Paddle Shenandoah! commemorative t-shirt, and a one-year Potomac Riverkeeper Network membership to support the Potomac Riverkeeper.

    Click here to register! Deadline to register is June 17 at noon.

    Outfitter: Calleva

    Participant Limit: 75 persons

    Can People Bring Their Own Boats: Yes.  $35 registration & shuttle fee.

    Potomac Riverkeeper Network’s Paddle Potomac! Paddle Shenandoah! is a Waterkeeper Alliance SPLASH Series event, presented nationally by Toyota and locally by the National Park Service, Microsoft and Spindrift.

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    Paddle Potomac! Paddle for Clean Water on Georgetown Waterfront with Potomac Riverkeeper

    This is the tenth paddle trip in Potomac Riverkeeper Network’s Paddle Potomac! Paddle Shenandoah! 12 paddle trips June 8 – 19.

    Click here to register!

    Trip Description:

    The Potomac Riverkeeper will lead one of DC’s iconic paddles — a guided paddle tour around Roosevelt Island. In the 1930s, landscape architects transformed Mason’s Island from neglected, overgrown farmland into Theodore Roosevelt Island, a memorial to America’s 26th president. They conceived a “real forest” designed to mimic the natural forest that once covered the island. After the paddle, enjoy the Georgetown Waterfront!

    Paddle Distance: 2.5 miles/2 hrs loop paddle

    Paddle Level: Beginner
    Arrival Location: Key Bridge Boathouse (near the very end of K Street, which turns into Water Street)

    Arrival Time:  8:00 am registration and check in

    SPLASH Program: 8:30 am. On the water at 9:00 am

    Boat Options and Costs:

    Canoe rental: $75 per canoe for up to two adults. (This is a $126 value)
    Tandem Kayak rental: $75 per kayak.  (This is a $126 value)
    Single Kayak: $50 per kayak for one person ($111 value)
    Stand Up Paddleboard: $50 per SUP ($111 value)
    BYOB (Bring Your Own Boat): $35 per boat or SUP board ($96 value)
    The following “awesomeness” is included with each registration: rental canoe or kayak (or BYOB), personal flotation device for the day, trash bag, paddle insurance, interpretive guides, Paddle Potomac! Paddle Shenandoah! commemorative t-shirt, and a one-year Potomac Riverkeeper Network membership to support the Potomac Riverkeeper.

    Click here to register! Deadline to register is June 17 at noon.

    Participant Limit: 100 people

    Can People Bring Their Own Boats: Yes.  $35 registration fee.

    Potomac Riverkeeper Network’s Paddle Potomac! Paddle Shenandoah! is a Waterkeeper Alliance SPLASH Series event, presented nationally by Toyota and locally by the National Park Service, Microsoft and Spindrift.

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    Paddle Potomac! Mallows Bay Ghost Fleet Paddle with the Potomac Riverkeeper

    This is the ninth paddle trip in Potomac Riverkeeper Network’s Paddle Potomac! Paddle Shenandoah! 12 paddle trips June 8 – 19.

    Click here to register!

    Trip Description:

    In a small bay in Southern Maryland, about 30 miles south of Washington, DC, lie hundreds of shipwrecks dating back to the Revolutionary War. Most of them are from World War I, built in a hurry when the United States entered the war in 1917. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently declared its intent to designate Mallows Bay on the Potomac River, as a new National Marine Sanctuary. Mallows Bay, one of the largest assemblages of historic shipwrecks in the Western Hemisphere, is known as the “Ghost Fleet” of the Potomac. Surrounding the bay are sandy bluffs topped with trees, which provide magnificent roosts for bald eagles. Marshy tributaries rich in wildlife provide a quiet counterpart to the historic wreckage. The historic Bay is located along the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, and the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail, and the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail. Join the Potomac Riverkeeper and paddle over the eerie hulls of sunken ships and learn about the history of the Ghost Fleet.

    Paddle Distance: 3 miles/2.5 hr loop paddle

    Paddle Level: Intermediate

    Arrival Location: 1440 Wilson Landing Road, Nanjemoy, MD 20662

    Arrival Time: 11:00 am

    Boat Options and Costs:

    Tandem (two person) Kayak: $75 per kayak for up to two adults.  ($126 value)
    Single Kayak: $50 per kayak for one person ($111 value)
    BYOB (Bring Your Own Boat): $35 per boat for the shuttle. ($96 value)
    The following “awesomeness” is included with each registration: rental kayak (or BYOB), personal flotation device for the day, trash bag, paddle insurance, interpretive guides, Paddle Potomac! Paddle Shenandoah! commemorative t-shirt, and a one-year Potomac Riverkeeper Network membership to support the Potomac Riverkeeper.

    Additional Activity: Interpretive talk

    Click here to register! Deadline to register is June 15 at noon.

    Outfitter: Atlantic Kayak Company

    Participant Limit: 25 people

    Can People Bring Their Own Boats: Yes.  $35 registration & shuttle fee.

    Potomac Riverkeeper Network’s Paddle Potomac! Paddle Shenandoah! is a Waterkeeper Alliance SPLASH Series event, presented nationally by Toyota and locally by the National Park Service, Microsoft and Spindrift.

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