About Erin O’Grady

Erin is based in the DC Office and serves as the DC Programs Manager. She manages the RiverSmart Rain Barrel Program and other initiatives in the DC region.

Not Your Everyday Training: My Experience in a Holistic Leadership Course

I had the privilege to be part of the 20th cohort of the Virginia Natural Resources Leadership Institute (VNRLI) for the past nine months. On paper, VNRLI is a professional development program for leaders who seek new skills in conflict resolution and collaborative problem solving. We covered an array of topics during our six meeting

RiverSmart Rebate – Revamped

In a continued effort to improve our programs, the RiverSmart Rebate has received a facelift! To streamline the application process and make it easier for homeowners, we have eliminated the requirement to register through the DC Green Up website. While we still encourage homeowners to use Green Up DC as a project planning tool, website

RiverSmart Homes, 1000 Stormwater Reduction Projects

Rain garden installed through RiverSmart Homes program in District Ward 3 The RiverSmart Homes Program has successfully completed its 1000th stormwater reduction project!   RiverSmart Homes has been installing rain gardens, BayScapes, and replacing impervious surface since 2009. We are incredibly proud of this milestone and are thrilled that DC homeowners remain excited