Trees may hold the key to the future of life on Earth. Trees for the Future teaches farmers to use sustainable techniques to improve their land and their livelihoods. Just as Sandy Springers from 100 years ago led the way in new agricultural practices, this Silver Spring-based international organization has facilitated the planting of more
Join My Green Montgomery for Earth Day and learn how you can help improve your energy footprint and save money too! Help defeat climate change and save money too. Come join Montgomery County Environmental Protection staff as they share energy saving project ideas and Montgomery County Government incentives for DIY projects big and small. Learn
Celebrate Earth Month 2021 This year, we are teaming up with our community partners to bring you free online and in-person education and activities throughout the month of April. Announcing … #MontgomeryPlogs #PloggingChallenge Do you plog? Plogging entails jogging/walking and quickly stopping to pick up trash while you’re on the go.
Let’s celebrate organic lawns! Winning entries will be published along with free coloring pages! For our haiku contest, poems must contain either the word “grass“or the word “lawn” (but other than that, be creative!) Haiku is a poetry form originating in Japan that has three lines. The first line has 5 syllables, the second has 7
Celebrate the 50th-Anniversary of Earth Day This year, Earth Month events are going to look a little different as we stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are bringing you a month full of fun at-home activities using online tools to bring you a VIRTUAL Earth Month. This year, we’re celebrating Earth Month with
The United States Army Garrison Adelphi Laboratory Center (ALC) is an active 207-acre U.S. Army research and development facility located in Adelphi, Maryland and is part of both Montgomery County and Prince George’s County. The campus includes 40 buildings totaling 1.1 million square feet of space including research/laboratory facilities, utility plants, maintenance yards, fabrication shops,
Join us for our annual Earth Day Celebration on April 20th from 11 am – 4pm! This year, come ready to learn how your can make a difference. There will be green vendors, local food, community groups, speakers (including Marc Elrich & Lorig Charkoudian!), demonstration, music, and even a toy exchange for kids. On the
This year, Earth Day will be celebrated on Monday, April 22nd. It is a day held to demonstrate and promote environmental awareness and calls for the protection of our planet. April 22nd is a day for reflecting on the achievements made to restore and protect our environment as well as raise awareness to future challenges, in fact
Are you artistic? Do you want to help educate about issues affecting our local streams in Montgomery County? County residents are invited to submit entries into the 2018 Storm Drain Art Contest. The contest seeks to use art to educate the public about the connection between our storm drains, streams and the Bay. The six
The 2017 Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (DCEFF) might be over, but that doesn’t mean you missed out on your chance to see great nature and wildlife documentaries. In fact, as part of Earth Month, DEP is partnering with DCEFF to host documentary screenings at both BlackRock Center for the Arts and the Montgomery
Each year, in honor of Earth Day, April 22, the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) hosts, and participates in, an array of activities during the month of April. The public is invited to join DEP in celebrating Earth Month and attending one of our events, workshops or presentations. Volunteer Stream Stewards: Stream
We asked for art and we received it! In January, the Department of Environmental Protection and Rock Creek Conservancy sought artwork for a storm drain art contest. We received 18 entries from County residents with great art and messages that inspire others to protect our waters.
This year is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day and the Department of Environmental Protection along with partners across the County are celebrating the occasion with a variety of volunteer and outreach activities. We hope you will attend events throughout April (Earth Month)!
Monday, April 22nd, people all across the world will come together to commemorate the 43rd annual Earth Day. April 22nd is a day for reflecting on the achievements made to restore and protect our environment as well as raise awareness to future challenges. Earth Day has become so big that not all the events can
My Green Montgomery is a project of the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection. It is a service to help Montgomery County residents think and live in a way that safeguards and sustains the health of our people, our county, and the planet.