Updates

Friday, July 15, 2011 - 3:02pm

The guys are steadily approaching Jefferson Island, the final stop on the Island to Island Paddle! So far, we've been featured Whit on our blog posts. The other day, I caught up with Joe Hage (JH below), caretaker of the Sycamore Island Canoe Club. He answered a few of my questions about the journey so far. Check it out!

DP: How has the paddle been going?
JH: It's been great! I've never done a trip this long before, or been this far down the river...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 12:23pm

Mallows Bay

The guys are already out and about today, making it to Fairview Beach (just west of Fredericksburg, VA). Whit, a recent convert to smart phones, is...
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 3:49pm

This is why we work!

I had the chance to talk to Whit on the phone today. He and Joe had a photo-finish last night, setting up camp moments before...
Sunday, July 10, 2011 - 4:28pm

Our Island to Island Paddle kicked off yesterday with the guys--Potomac Riverkeeper staff member Whit Overstreet and paddler Joe Hage (Caretaker of the Sycamore Island Canoe Club)--paddling past the memorials of downtown DC. The guys stayed in Alexandria, VA last night and continued down the river to the Hard Bargain Farm in Accokeek, MD this morning.

Whit is...

Saturday, July 9, 2011 - 12:22pm

Island to Island PaddleJust after 10:00 am, Whit Overstreet and Joe Hage shoved off from Sycamore Island in a whitewater canoe....

Friday, July 1, 2011 - 11:00am

Take Action Against HR 2018 which would dismantle the Clean Water Act, 1000+ Farms surveyed in the Shenandoah Valley, Thank you to Potomac River Gala sponsors, Get ready for the Shenandoah River Rodeo. Read the newsletter =>

Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 11:23am

 Shenandoah Riverkeeper Shenandoah Riverkeeper Jeff Kelbe was just interviewed for National Public Radio's "The Voice", as part of the Good Water series.  We invite you to listen for yourself, share it...

Monday, June 27, 2011 - 11:44am

Ed Merrifield, President and Potomac Riverkeeper

It is true that your membership allows us to literally be on-the-river with the Riverkeeper boat and on-the-ground working with communities to stop river pollution. But your membership also provides Potomac...
Friday, June 24, 2011 - 2:21pm

Take Action Now!I’m at the Waterkeeper Alliance conference in Chicago and have learned that Capitol Hill is busy assaulting environmental laws that protect your drinking water and your local waterways. I’m taking a break from the conference to ask for your help to stop these bills. These...

Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 9:25am

North Mountain Shale Quarry PermitEarlier this month, Brent Walls and I were in Martinsburg, WV fighting a shale quarry that’s proposed for North Mountain (in the eastern panhandle of WV). It’s a beautiful area, full of great, historic communities and wonderful people.

We had seven lawyers with us (yep, seven). We also had experts...

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