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Volunteers Sought for Montgomery County’s Two Newest Climate Planning Process Workgroups

New workgroups are Focused on Community Engagement/Education and Climate Adaptation/Sequestration - Apply by September 15, 2019 Montgomery County has launched a planning process to develop

Bar-T: Holistic Sustainability Programs for Kids

It’s not often that conservation, environmental impact studies and carbon footprint reduction planning involves children who haven’t yet reached double-digits, but the year-round programs designed

County’s Climate Workgroups host first meeting

This article was written by Elle Myers and originally published in The Montgomery County Sentinel on August 8, 2019. Montgomery County’s Climate Planning Process Workgroups,

A High School Student Compelled to Take Action on Climate

Through the P.O.W.E.R. Program (Peer Outreach with Energy Resources), a partnership of Audubon Naturalist Society and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, Montgomery County

A DEP volunteer shares their experience!

Summer break is approaching briskly, bringing with it three months of freedom and revelry. Many kids are yearning for splendid vacations. A few, however, are

Volunteers Sought for Montgomery County’s Climate Planning Process Workgroups

Submit your application by June 30, 2019 for consideration.  Montgomery County is launching a planning process to develop prioritized actions and strategies to meet its

Montgomery County Celebrates Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week 2019

Adapted from Joan Smedinghoff's original article, "All of us have a hand in restoring the Bay," published on May 30, 2019. Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week

Pike & Rose: A Sustainable Neighborhood in North Bethesda

Long gone is the Toys R Us with its sprawling parking lot and scattered shopping carts. In its place is a modern-day paradise, complete with

Meet Charlotte Aitken, DEP Team Energy’s Summer Intern

Sparking an Interest  I have always been a problem solver. In elementary school, I mediated arguments between my classmates; middle school taught me to problem-solve

Common utility billing questions for new solar homeowners

This article was originally published in December 2016 by Ben Delman with Solar United Neighbors -- which is still relevant today, especially if you’re participating in Montgomery
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