Tag Archive: Earth Day

Virtual – History Happy Hour: How Trees Can Save the Earth

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

DIY Energy Projects for Earth Day

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

Celebrating the Army’s 49th commemoration of Earth Day in Adelphi

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,

Takoma Park Earth Day Celebration

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
Chrismai Storm Drain Art Winner

Show your creativity! Enter the 2018 Storm Drain Art Contest

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

Announcing the winners of the storm drain art contest

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.

Join DEP in celebrating Earth Month 2015!

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)!
Image of youth group participating in a biological monitoring project.

Earth Month in Montgomery County

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