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RainScaping solves Leisure World’s ponding problem

RainScaping solves Leisure World’s ponding problem
The “Mutual Eleven” Condominium Association in Leisure World had badly waterlogged garden areas. Clayey soils would not allow rainfall to infiltrate, and as a result any rainfall event resulted in standing water and ponding. Residents complained about the ugly standing water and said it even affected outdoor air conditioning units.

When it rains on Arcola Avenue…

When it rains on Arcola Avenue…
The Arcola Avenue Green Street Project integrates environmentally friendly landscaping right into the street design to treat and absorb rainfall runoff from the street.

Glen Hills, Rockville: Well and Septic System Service Study

Glen Hills, Rockville: Well and Septic System Service Study
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is evaluating the general condition of wells and septic systems (referred to collectively as “on-site systems”) in the Glen Hills area southwest of Rockville. The study is to help develop sustainable water supply and wastewater disposal policies for these neighborhoods and follows recommendations of the 2002 Potomac Subregion Master… Read More

Pyle Middle Schoolers are going green one at a time

Pyle Middle Schoolers are going green one at a time
The 6th grade year at Pyle Middle School held a Going Green Gala to present their extraordinary environmental research, data, and analyses last month. Science teachers laid out the challenge to students to take on an environmental issue that bothered them, then propose and implement a solution. The scientific element in the project involved students… Read More

Team Rocket takes the lead at Montgomery County Envirothon!

Team Rocket takes the lead at Montgomery County Envirothon!
On Wednesday March 28th, Montgomery County Public School students competed in the county’s Envirothon competition at the Agricultural History Farm Park in Derwood. A total of 23 teams from four high schools (Blair, Richard Montgomery, Wooton, and Poolesville) entered the event. The winners, “Team Rocket” from Blair High School, will go on to the state competition.

Turn your Garbage into Gold: Compost!

Turn your Garbage into Gold: Compost!
When it comes to composting, are you an old pro or a hesitant spectator? Though it may seem daunting, with a little know-how and practice it is easy, and it makes a difference to the sustainability of our earth. Start composting this week during International Compost Awareness Week (May 6 to 12) with these handy tips.

Keep Montgomery County Beautiful Contests

Keep Montgomery County Beautiful Contests
Are you a shutterbug? Or, do you prefer to get your hands dirty in the garden? Regardless of your hobby the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is sponsoring two competitions to shine a light on talented amateur photographers and gardeners in Montgomery County. Through its Keep Montgomery County Beautiful program, MCDOT will capture the… Read More
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