Daily Choices Stories

Arbor Day

Arbor Day in Maryland! April 7, 2021 Did you know that every state in the nation observes Arbor Day? The date in each state is

Plogging Along with The Green Elf of Takoma Park

Perhaps you’ve seen signs along near the trail and parkway intersections about plogging. Have you ever wondered what it is or how to actually do

Climate Change at the Local Level: Protecting Our Watershed

When we think of climate change we often think of melting ice caps, rising sea-levels, extreme weather, and warmer global temperatures. These are the harsh

Steps to a deeper shade of green

Ann and Murphy Several years ago, one of my friends told me I was the “greenest person she knew!” Although surprised, my “normal” is apparently

Becoming a Beekeeper

How did I get started? I got interested in beekeeping out of a desire to make a small benefit to our yard and neighborhood.  My

Streams of Consciousness: Knowing Where Our Stormwater Goes

Many storm drains in Montgomery County lead straight to streams, which then feed into larger streams and rivers and eventually lead to the Chesapeake Bay.

Clean Water Art Contest Winners!

Every year we host an art contest to help us with educating Montgomery County residents on the importance of protecting our communities and local waters

Make your own 50-cent, pesticide-free Mosquito Trap!

Hold the pesticide sprays! Did you know that most of those sprays being done by mosquito companies not only can harm you, kids. and pets,

Montgomery County celebrates the Nation's largest estuary with Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week (June 6th-14th)

    Bay Bridge From upstate New York to southern Virginia, and West Virginia’s panhandle to eastern Delaware, June 6th-14th is a time for us

Have you heard of the Buy Nothing Project?

The Buy Nothing Project allows people and communities to narrow the single-use materials or stuff that have never been used to other working hands, through
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