Dottie Yunger

After serving as a marine biologist and environmental educator for the Smithsonian Institution and Discovery Channel for many years, Dottie became the Anacostia Riverkeeper and Executive Director in 2008. She is a life-long resident of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and a 15-year resident of the Anacostia Watershed. She received her Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology from the University of Maryland and a Masters of Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary. In 2009, she was awarded the Living Legend Award by Living Classrooms for her dedication to the Anacostia River.