There are many things you can do to get involved with the Wicomico River and its watershed. The tabs below will help you to know the organizations that work with the Wicomico River under Partners, and know what you can do at a personal and organizational level under Take Action. You can learn about the current issues under Hot Topics.
The main tools needed to plant trees and native plants: shovels, rake, native plants, and soil
Community members helping to to plant native flowers along the water to help reduce pollution and erosion
A local Master Gardener helps a Salisbury University student plant a Red Dogwood tree
Community members placing a log in a pond to provide turtles a place to sun bathe, also called a 'turtle snag'
Native trees planted by the edge of a pond to allow for habitat, shade, and pollution control
These pictures were all taken at Foxchase Community in Salisbury, Maryland. Salisbury University worked with the Foxchase Community to help create more habitat around their main pond. In doing so a duck box, a bee box, a bat box, 5 native flower groupings, and over 10 native trees were planted in the area to enhance the look and productiveness of the pond. This took less than 4 hours with the help of about 15 people.
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead (1902-1978) ~Cultural Anthropologist