NVRC held a virtual workshop on March 22, 2023 to explore litter monitoring opportunities for Northern Virginia watersheds with a discussion on best practices from MWCOG's Anacostia Watershed litter tracking program. Topics included:
Overview of MWCOG and the Anacostia Watershed
MWCOG's Anacostia Trash Protocol
Data collection techniques
Considerations for creating a monitoring program
Jurisdictional management approaches for monitoring
For questions about the webinar and information about NVRC's coastal management program, contact Rebecca Murphy (Coastal Program Manager).
For information about NVRC's waste management program and plastic pollution prevention, contact Debbie Spiliotopoulos (Solid Waste Program Planner).