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Our Creek Died Before Our Eyes
Washington Post, February 4, 2007
Laura Hambleton

Op Ed piece offeres early insight into the need for the Little Falls Watershed Alliance from the perspective of Sarah Morse, a founding member of LFWA.

Residents discuss "Green Mile" sidewalk concerns with officials
Gazette.net, January 29, 2013

The loss of trees, which help manage stormwater runoff, may directly affect the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, one member of the Little Falls Watershed Alliance said Monday.... read more

Cheers, Jeers for Proposed 'Green Mile' Path
BethesdaPatch.com, January 29, 2013

The 8-foot-wide paved path proposed for the east side of Wisconsin Avenue between Friendship Heights and Bethesda elicited both cheers and jeers from a standing-room-only audience that packed the Town of Somerset Town Hall on Monday night ... read more

Green Mile Sidewalk as Divisive as Ever
BethesdaNow.com, January 29, 2013, Aaron Krau

"There were opponents concerned with the sidewalk’s effect on the environment, a charge the Little Falls Watershed Alliance has led since the process began more than a year ago. The project was originally going to mean the removal of 53 trees along the stretch, which borders the golf course of the Chevy Chase Club."

Gazette, June 8, 2011
"Bethesda woman, groups trying to keep people out local stream because of quality issues", by Alex Ruoff

LFWA member June Humbert is trying to get permission from Montgomery County to put up signs warning people of fecal bacterial contamination levels in Little Falls creek.

American Forest, Winter 2011, pg 34-39

"Alien Invasion: As invasive, non-native plants take over swaths of our nations forests,we’re fighting back", by Carrie Madren

LFWA members Lynnwood Andrews and David Brooks clear weeds from Capital Crescent trail.

Bethesda Magazine, October/November, 2010
LFWA named one of "seven green giants" in Montgomery County

Chevy Chase Patch, October 15, 2010
"Little Falls Watershed Alliance Celebrates Norwood Park Day Saturday" by Natalie Neumann

Chevy Chase Patch, October 17, 2010
"Little Falls Watershed Alliance Hosts Park Cleanup" by Natalie Neumann

Over 50 volunteers showed up to free the trees in Norwood Park.  Story and pictures!

Northwest Current, August 12, 2009, pg 1
"Resident goes extra mile to fight Friendship litter", by Meghan Keneally

Richard Yates goes extra mile for litter control in Friendships Heights