As scientists begin to reexamine the pages of historic texts, they’re learning remarkable things about the people who once handled these ancient documents -- including at D.C.'s Folger Library.
They’re the eyes and ears of the Potomac, Anacostia and Patuxent Rivers. The “riverkeepers” for our region spend much of their time on the water, looking for potential threats to our local ecosystem. We’ll learn more about the health of our rivers and the growing riverkeeper movement — sometimes described as an environmental “neighborhood watch” program.
- Fred Tutman Patuxent Riverkeeper
- Dottie Yunger Anacostia Riverkeeper
- Ed Merrifield Potomac Riverkeeper
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