February 18, 2019

Beginning of 2019 Director Adam Ortiz will leave his post at the Prince George's County Department of Environment to bring his experience to Montgomery County.  While we will sorely miss him, we are relieved to know he will still be directing work in the Anacostia Wate...

August 24, 2018

Our dear friend Kevin, one of the Founding Friends of Quincy Run Watershed, sends news and greetings from beautiful Austin, Texas.

No - that is NOT Kevin pictured above.  Skip to 2 min 18 sec to avoid a bunch of nonsense and get to the story.  

Kevin is ma...

July 3, 2018

Tuesday, July 10th Director of the Prince George's Department of the Environment hosted a tour of the Decatur Green Street in Edmonston, Md.  Edmonston suffered severe flooding four years in a row due to poor development practices in the watershed. The community became...

June 9, 2018

Friends of Quincy Run and Friends of Lower Beaverdam Creek thank all the members of the RainWorks Team for their support of and participation in these 5 projects. 

   Supporters - Letters of endorsement: 

Ms Meg Kiernan, Community Forklift

Reverend Kevin Kennedy...

June 8, 2018

Friday the RainWorks team hosted a tour of the 5 projects completed under Prince George's County's Storm Water Stewards Grant Program.  Sadie Dresher and Nguyen Le, both from the Chesapeake Bay Trust, joined engineers Sudhanshu Mishra and El Hadji Fall, Prince George's...

March 31, 2017

Today, during a much needed rain fall, Deputy Director of the Prince George's County Department of the Environment made a 2 hour visit to Moss Run, our watershed neighbor to the north.  Mr. Joe Gill and a Friend of Quincy Run entered the stream at the Phoenix Apartment...

March 4, 2017

Today the Rainworks Team welcomed Dr. Christopher Puttock to our watersheds to lead a plant selection workshop.  Chris, Executive Director of Chesapeake Natives, joined us for a tour of 7 of our project sites, advised us, recommended plants, and answered our many quest...

September 19, 2016

Construction began today on RainWorks Hillcrest Terrace.  Property owner Bernard Smadja gave his blessing to the design and planting plan, developed by landscape architect Mary Abe with input from engineer Mike Clar.  Scope of the original design was scaled back to kee...

February 20, 2016

Noted Engineer Mike Clar conducted a work shop in the Port Towns for community members and contractors interested in participating in Prince George's County's Rain Check Rebate Program.  Several members of the Rainworks Team, including Bladensburg's Director of Public...

November 6, 2015

Former Mayor of Edmonston and current Director of Prince George's County Department of the Environment Adam Ortiz chose Quincy Run for his monthly stream visit.  Entering the stream at its confluence with the Anacostia River, Adam and his guide hiked 3.8 miles through...

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