The DC Anacostia River Corridor Restoration Plan is a two-year restoration planning project for the Anacostia River corridor 500-year floodplain within the District of Columbia. The plan will identify and prioritize specific strategies for restoring habitat, improving water quality, enhancing resiliency, and enhancing public recreation and access along the river. The project will include robust engagement efforts to foster strong community consensus around the plan for the river corridor’s future.

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Project Manager: 

Matt Robinson

Department of Energy and Environment 

[email protected] 

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Phase 1: Phase 1: Data Gathering and Analysis

(Fall 2021 - Spring 2022)

This phase includes the review and summary of existing plans and studies related to the Anacostia River and the project’s primary goals, including restoring habitat, improving water quality, enhancing resiliency, and enhancing public access and recreation. The planning team will use this data to understand the current state and needs of the Anacostia River Corridor. 

Public Events Occurring:

  • Public Meeting 1 
  • Stakeholder Advisory Committee Meeting 1
  • Visioning the Anacostia River Corridor Survey 
  • Various pop-up events 

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Phase 2: Developing Potential Strategies

Summer 2022 - Winter 2023 

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Phase 3: Restoration Master Plan Framework

Spring 2023 - Summer 2023