News & Stories Archive
April 16, 2021
Cleanups continue amid uncertain year in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC with more than 100 trash events.
March 3, 2021
Residents across Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, will safely come together on Saturday, April 10 to participate in the 33rd Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup and help remove thousands of pounds of litter and trash from neighborhoods, parks and streets.
January 25, 2021
Unprecedented times forced the Alice Ferguson Foundation to transition from welcoming thousands of students and community members to Hard Bargain Farm to instead, bringing nature home, virtually.
December 14, 2020
From excessive wrapping paper and extra food waste, our communities and landfills are overflowing. I challenge you to make your holidays as trash free as possible.
December 1, 2020
Take a look at some of the artistic pieces made by our Nature Nuts participants this past fall!
November 16, 2020
Small critters who live in the water and don't have a backbone (our students know them as "macroinvertebrates") are a very important part of our aquatic habitats.
November 9, 2020
With the roar of traffic absent, birders in the metropolitan area have been able to enjoy their passion in a way not possible for several decades.
October 15, 2020
On September 26, the Alice Ferguson Foundation kicked off its annual cleanup events season as it celebrated National Public Lands Day by cleaning up its Living Shoreline on shore of the Potomac River in Piscataway Park.
September 12, 2020
Accokeek MD – The Alice Ferguson Foundation is offering a variety of engaging hands-on outdoor programs this fall, including interactive activities for small groups, families, and young children at its […]
August 22, 2020
Accokeek MD – This school year, the Alice Ferguson Foundation is engaging schools and students in science-based learning through its virtual field trips and online academic programs. “Though our gates […]