The Power of Energy: The new Residential Energy Program Manager blows into the County with some bubbly ideas

Guess what’s new in Montgomery County? I am!! Not only is my position brand-new, but I am a new resident and very excited to be ... read more

Want to fight the bite? Mosquito prevention starts at home

Summer is here, and we all know what that means…..outdoor fun and, unfortunately, mosquitoes. Those pesky insects that spoil evening BBQs and parties. They cover ... read more

Greening townhouses with a top-down approach

David Marcus doesn’t just own a townhouse. He also knows how it works. In summer 2015, Marcus and his wife bought a townhome in Takoma ... read more

Monarch butterflies gain an ally as Bell Nursery brings milkweed to County residents

The monarch butterfly, with its striped orange-and-black wings, is an iconic symbol of nature. Monarchs are the most recognized, and beloved, butterfly because of their ... read more

Permeable pavers curb pollution (and look great too!)

Water run-off can take several forms. In more rural areas, rain and snow land on farms and carry fertilizer and other pollutants with them to local ... read more