The Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum presents its cutting-edge exhibition, called "Reclaiming the Edge: Urban Waterways and Civic Engagement".
The exhibit looks closely at the outcomes of the abuse of waterways worldwide and the efforts by communities to save and restore them. It also specifically explores in depth the history of use, decline and the movement to restore the Anacostia River in southeast Washington, DC.
Programs that preserve and protect water resources. Ground Water Protection; Home Water Use Surveys; Wastewater Management; Water Conservation Enforcement; Water Conservation Kits; Water Waste Reporting; Well Head Protection
Federal Programs Related to - Watershed Conservation
Programs that provide for the management and protection of lakes, rivers, streams and their surrounding watersheds. Bottomlands; Estuary Protection; Floodplains; Florida Everglades; Lake Conservation; River Ecology & Conservation; Salt Marshes; Tidal Marshes; Wetlands Conservation; Wetlands Management; Wetlands Protection; Wetlands Restoration;
Programs that are responsible for the collection, processing and environmentally safe disposal or recycling of the solid and liquid waste materials that are produced by households, businesses and industry. Environmental Sanitation; Industrial Waste; Sanitation; Solid Waste Management; Landfills; Sludge Sites; Sewage; Waste Transport; Waste Spills; Waste Treatment
SiMPACT ponders on the importance of data in philanthropy after an episode of the This American Life (#503 – I was Just Trying to Help), an episode which portrays an organization with a not-so conventional idea about charity.
Reclaiming the Edge: Urban Waterways and Civic Engagement