Welcome to the Arundel Rivers Federation!

We use science, restoration and community action to make the South, West and Rhode Rivers cleaner and healthier.

ARF report card

State of Our Rivers

Want to learn how the South, West and Rhode Rivers are faring? Check out our State of Our Rivers Report. Learn more here.


Giving Tuesday!

Thanks to everyone who helped us reach our fundraising goals. Click here to watch our 5 staff members plunge into our 4 freezing cold rivers. Click here to donate. 

A Gravely

Gravely Grand Canyon Fixed!

Gravely Grand Canyon in Davidsonville is fixed! Learn about our largest scale restoration project to date here. Read all about it in the Capital Gazette here.

Federation News

About Us

We work with our communities to educate and engage citizens on issues related to protecting water in our watershed, to enforce existing environmental laws, to promote stream restoration, and to advocate for common sense environmental policy.

Pumpout Boat runs on the West, Rhode and South Rivers May-Oct. Fri-Mon. Call or text 443-294-3961 for the schedule or to make an appointment.