Arlington Fairfax Chapter

                         of the

  Izaak Walton League of America

Watershed Conservation Activities


From 2008 to December 2012, we were responsible for the removal of over 19 tons of trash from the Potomac River Watershed as well as a number of containers of environmentally hazardous chemicals.

Event Type Pounds  Bags  Tires  Volunteers
Adopt A Highway 2552 146 9 89
Adopt A Stream - Bull Run 12607 398 112 237
Adopt A Stream - Cub Run 3581 194 13 133
Illegal Dumpsite Cleanup 7998 125 6 10
Mason Neck Cleanup 12293 371 92 428
Totals 39031 1234 232 897

Watershed Clean ups - 2012

Event Date Location Number of Number of Vehicle Collected
Volunteers Bags Filled Tires Trash (lbs)
12-30-2012 Adhoc Cleanup Cub Run Nov-Dec 3 4 0 58
12-01-2012 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 17 10 3 1144
11-04-2012 Adopt A Stream Cleanup - Cub Run 7 7 2 225
10-13-2012 Virginia Waterways Cleanup - Mason Neck 2 5 3 281
08-11-2012 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 5 14 0 360
07-01-2012 Adopt-A-Stream Cub Run 2 3 0 32
06-02-2012 Clean the Bay Day - Mason Neck 62 12 9 781
05-05-2012 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 12 4 0 74
04-15-2012 Potomac Watershed Cleanup - Cub Run 11 14 4 202
04-14-2012 Potomac Watershed Cleanup - Mason Neck 26 21 8 936
03-10-2012 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 22 23 1 559
03-03-2012 Impromptu Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run Jan-Mar 1 4 0 83
02-04-2012 Adopt-A-Stream Cub Run 10 11 0 195
01-07-2012 Winter Shoreline Cleanup - Mason Neck 11 14 1 301
Totals 191 146 31 5231

Arlington Fairfax IWLA Chapter Adopt A Highway Cleanup Results

Watershed Clean ups - 2011

Event Date Location Number of Number of Vehicle Collected
Volunteers Bags Filled Tires Trash (lbs)
12-20-2011 Impromptu Cleanups Cub Run Oct-Dec 2 7 0 80
11-05-2011 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 5 15 0 227
10-02-2011 Adopt-A-Stream Cub Run 3 4 0 84
09-10-2011 Mason Neck Shoreline Cleanup 8 5 2 126
08-06-2011 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 9 16 0 274
07-31-2011 Impromtu Cleanups Bull Run July 3 8 0 110
07-09-2011 Adopt-A-Stream Cub Run 4 5 0 94
06-04-2011 Clean the Bay Day - Mason Neck 23 35 14 1218
05-07-2011 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 14 12 0 226
05-01-2011 Impromptu Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 1 2 0 29
04-09-2011 Cub Run Cub Scout Cleanup 23 4 0 157
04-02-2011 Potomac Watershed Cleanup - Mason Neck 31 42 12 1200
03-26-2011 Adopt-A-Stream Cub Run 9 21 0 374
03-05-2011 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 4 10 1 183
02-06-2011 Adopt-A-Stream Cub Run 5 7 0 106
01-02-2011 Winter Wetland Cleanup - Mason Neck 1 5 0 63
Totals 145 198 29 4551

Watershed Clean ups - 2010

Event Date Location Number of Number of Vehicle Collected
Volunteers Bags Filled Tires Trash (lbs)
11-06-2010 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 24 30 2 697
10-02-2010 Adopt-A-Stream Cub Run 23 14 0 258
09-30-2010 Bull Run Impromtu Cleanups Aug-Sep 8 15 11 646
09-04-2010 Virginia Waterways Cleanup - Mason Neck 9 3 0 39
08-01-2010 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 5 13 1 400
07-31-2010 Bull Run Impromtu Cleanups May-Jul 4 3 5 514
07-03-2010 Adopt-A-Stream Cub Run 5 12 0 138
06-05-2010 Clean the Bay Day - Mason Neck 67 30 4 786
05-31-2010 Cub Run Impromtu Cleanups Mar-May 1 6 1 83
05-01-2010 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 13 28 5 746
04-10-2010 Potomac Watershed Cleanup - Mason Neck 12 14 0 233
03-20-2010 Adopt-A-Stream Cub Run 7 7 1 271
03-06-2010 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 10 14 0 245
01-24-2010 Cub Run Impromtu Cleanups Jan-Feb 2 6 0 119
01-02-2010 Adopt-A-Stream Cub Run 1 3 0 55
Totals 191 198 30 5230

Watershed Clean ups - 2009

Event Date Location Number of Number of Vehicle Collected
Volunteers Bags Filled Tires Trash (lbs)
11-01-2009 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 4 4 13 489
10-31-2009 Bull Run Impromtu Cleanups Aug - Oct 3 5 0 109
10-03-2009 Virginia Waterways Cleanup - Mason Neck 17 20 7 1246
09-12-2009 Adopt-A-Stream Cub Run 8 27 2 588
08-31-2009 Cub Run Impromtu Cleanups Jul,Aug 1 7 0 71
08-01-2009 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 13 14 6 523
07-31-2009 Bull Run Shopping Cart Cleanup July 2-31 3 8 4 662
07-05-2009 Adopt-A-Stream Cub Run 3 7 2 147
06-30-2009 Bull Run Impromtu Cleanups May,Jun 2 11 0 177
06-07-2009 Clean the Bay Day - Mason Neck 56 44 9 930
05-31-2009 Illegal Dump Cleanup Compton Village 5 5 0 384
05-30-2009 Adopt-A-Stream Cub Run 5 18 1 244
05-03-2009 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 19 22 6 549
04-30-2009 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run Unscheduled 2 17 3 299
04-04-2009 Potomac Watershed Cleanup - Mason Neck 28 34 6 918
03-07-2009 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 7 15 8 498
03-06-2009 Bull Run Impromtu Cleanups Feb 1 6 0 167
02-28-2009 Bull Run Dump Project- Jan, Feb 5 120 6 7615
01-31-2009 Bull Run Impromtu Cleanups Jan 1 13 0 191
01-10-2009 Winter Mason Neck Cleanup 2 7 0 105
Totals 185 404 73 15912

Watershed Clean ups - 2008

Event Date Location Number of Number of Vehicle Collected
Volunteers Bags Filled Tires Trash (lbs)
12-31-2008 Bull Run 12/26-12/31 2 5 1 183
11-30-2008 Bull Run 11/24-11/30 1 2 0 35
11-02-2008 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 6 10 23 1023
10-31-2008 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run October 2 7 1 214
09-14-2008 Adhoc Bull Run (Hannah) 2 10 0 115
09-13-2008 Virginia Waterways Cleanup - Mason Neck 30 34 12 1140
08-30-2008 Adhoc Bull Run (Tires) 8-23 to 8-30 1 0 14 280
08-17-2008 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 2 5 2 108
08-02-2008 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 3 12 2 216
06-07-2008 Clean the Bay Day - Mason Neck 31 20 4 1480
05-04-2008 Adopt-A-Stream Bull Run 9 11 0 252
04-05-2008 Potomac Watershed Cleanup - Mason Neck 12 26 1 510
Totals 101 142 60 5556

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