A special event highlighting local businesses and environmental organizations that contribute to Silver Spring’s green economy, the environment, and a healthier, more vibrant community. There will be eco-demonstrations, artistic performances, and fun activities for kids. Join to learn about energy efficiency measures that save you money, green & money-saving innovations in transport, green cleaning products and more.Details
Attend Brookside Garden’s first Trees Matters Symposium on Nov 12 to learn from some of the country’s leading experts about innovative efforts to plant, protect and preserve trees in urban and suburban settings. This year’s speakers include Paul Meyer of the Morris Arboretum and Eric “T” Fleisher of Battery Park City Parks Conservancy. Trees Matter 2012 is ideal for landscape industry professionals, designers, engineers and project managers.Details
All are invited to a garden open house and native plant sale to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Chesapeake Ecology Center. The event will be held September 15 at the Adams Academy in Annapolis, MD. Native plant sales help support on-going maintenance and improvements to the 30 Native Plant Demonstration Gardens and Sites at the CEC, which are a public resource for all!Details
Kim Young, author of PA Wildlife Journal book will be joining the York County Conservation District for an author signing. And, Penny Decker has donated one of her gorgeous watercolor prints. Everyone can register at the sale to win the print.
PA Wildlife Journal was specifically written and designed for the multiple grade-level students, but it’s also a great family reference. Presented in a user-friendly format, the book is highlighted by hundreds of illustrations by students, along with professional artists & photographers.Details
The Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy is currently accepting applications for the next Master Watershed Steward Certification Course.
Watershed Stewards Academy, a program of Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center, trains and supports community leaders called Master Watershed Stewards. Master Watershed Stewards engage their communities to reduce pollution and restore waterways. Prospective Stewards need not have prior knowledge, we will teach you how to identify and solve environmental problems in your community and connect you with a local network of energized leaders.Details