A friendly neighborhood store can help people feel rooted in their community. But what happens when those businesses close up shop? And how can small businesses in particular survive in the high-rent, high-risk Washington region?
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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