Be a part of Patuxent Riverkeeper!

The Patuxent Riverkeeper offers many programs and opportunities to get involved in stewardship of the Patuxent. From volunteering to political action - to exploring & enjoying time the river. There are so many ways for you to help our mission to protect, preserve and replenish the Patuxent River!

Watershed Map

Watershed Map

Find launches, historic sites & more along the Patuxent River.

Volunteer

Volunteer

From hosting our annual party to holding a press conference to cleaning our office, we need volunteers to make things happen! If you have time and talent, let us know and we will contact you with ways you can help.

Calendar

Calendar

View upcoming events & activities at the Patuxent Riverkeeper.

Patuxent Riverkeeper Blog

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Patuxent River Report Card “Reality Check”

Patuxent River Report Card “Reality Check”

Help us give the powers-that-be a “Reality Check!” Patuxent Riverkeeper is putting together a report card on the health of the river, which we are branding as a “Reality Check.” We know the river is in trouble. There are several forms of pollution which have negatively impacted the river over the past several decades. They include…Read More

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Annual River Clean-Up 2015

Annual River Clean-Up 2015

Every April, a team of volunteers spreads out across the Patuxent River watershed to pick up over 20,000 pounds of trash along both the banks of the river and its tributaries, and in the water itself. This trash is dangerous to wildlife. Some animals consume it, which can be fatal. Other garbage is made of…Read More

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2014 Wade-In Shows No Improvement

June 7, 2014 The twenty seventh annual Patuxent Wade-In is an annual recommitment to the longest and deepest river that stays entirely in Maryland. Citizens with deep and personal ties to the Patuxent renew their hopes each year that the river will be restored to health. For this year’s sneaker index Senator Fowler waded 21…Read More

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