One year in: What’s up with Fairfax County’s plastic bag fee?
One year after Fairfax County implemented a 5¢ per plastic bag fee, how is it going? Learn about how much money is being collected and how the revenue generated is… Read more
Speak up for Equity and Stewardship in Fairfax County Parks!
We need your help again this year to ask our Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to better fund equity and stewardship programs in our Park Authority! Read more
Woodend Stream Restoration Project Overview
Nature Forward worked with the Center for Watershed Protection (CWP) to design a step pool system along 1,500 feet of what had been a perennial, spring-fed stream into the 1970s,… Read more
Ward 8 Water Watchers 2022
Learn about the second year of the Great Ward 8 watershed stewardship education program in the Congress Heights community. In 2022, the program expanded to include the recruitment and training… Read more
Nature Forward Opposes DC Gas Rate Increase
On February 7th, 2023, I attended and delivered comments to the Public Service Commission at their 1169 Formal Case Hearing where Washington Gas requested a rate increase. Nature Forward opposed Washington… Read more
Environmental Empowerment in Historically-Excluded Communities in the Washington, DC Region: Lessons Learned and Recommendations for Replication
Nature Forward works to reach families in their communities—near where people live, work, and go to school—and connect them to nearby nature through engaging, hands-on activities and trainings. We work… Read more