Media Coverage

Rejuvenating Urban Forests

Voice of America
April 9, 2024 
Group collects 1,000 pounds of trash in one day to help clean DC
NBC News 4
February 26, 2024 
Tire Dumping Epidemic: D.C. Residents Fight Back Against Illegal and Dangerous Trash
The Washington Informer
February 26, 2024 
Local Forests are Failing to Produce the Next Generation of Trees
WAMU 88.5
December 20, 2023 
OT Blount, Dedicated Steward of Ward 8’s Forestland Dies at Age 54
The Washington Informer
September 13, 2023 
Lack Of Hiking Trails In Ward 8 Is An Environmental Injustice, Local Group Says
March 21, 2023 
“Environmental Racism” and the mysterious cars rusting in D.C. woods
The Washington Post
January 19, 2023
Hundreds of Tires Found Dumped in Anacostia Park
December 29, 2022
Hundreds of Tires Illegally Dumped in Anacostia Park
NBC News 4 Washington
December 26, 2022

Proposed plans would create wooded nature trail in DC’s Ward 8
WTOP Radio
May 18, 2022


Nonprofit steps into gap for DC woodland stewardship
Bay Journal
February 24, 2022


Oxon Run Neighbors Take on Clean-Up of National Park Land
June 18, 2021


Ward 8 held a block party to celebrate Juneteenth in style. And cleaned up the parkway.
June 19, 2021


Cleansing the soul and restoring the spirit with a spot of forest bathing
The Washington Post
June 19, 2021

Grassroots Nonprofit Rejuvenates Ecology and Lives
East of the River
September 14, 2021


Do D.C.’s Poorest Neighborhoods Still Have Fewer Trees?
The Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU 88.5
January 5, 2021

A fight for forest equity in Southeast D.C. takes on new urgency amid pandemic
The Washington Post
December 5, 2020

Ward 8 residents fight invasive species, litter, and discrimination to keep their woods alive
Greater Greater Washington
October 28, 2019

A six-person army is fighting to clean up Ward 8
The DC Line 
October 2, 2019

Ward 8 Woods’ Project clears 55 tons of trash
May 23, 2019

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