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USGBC NCR: Women in Green – Landing a Job in the New Virtual World

The world has changed in ways we could have never predicted, and so has the job interview process. Join USGBC’S National Capital Regions Women in Green Committee for an online event on June 30 at 11AM. Host Nicole Kumar, Gensler’s Southeast Region Recruiter will present timely ideas and recommendations for job searching, video interviewing, and

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,

Lands Green, Waters Clean: Butterfly and Bay Friendly Garden Tour

This free self-guided tour is open to anyone interested in seeing what butterfly and Bay-friendly gardening looks like. The tour features the Woodland Hills Home Owners Association, The City of Gaithersburg Constitution Park, a private home, Epworth Church, and Pleasant View Historic Site. Each of these sites adds something unique to the tour and each
PARK(ing) Day

Visit DEP at PARK(ing) Day on September 15th

The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is proud to be part of PARK(ing) Day, which will be held this year on Friday, September 15, 2017 in Bethesda and Silver Spring.   Celebrate International PARK(ing) Day and Rethink Your Transportation Choices! PARK(ing) Day is an worldwide, annual event that gives residents, businesses and organizations
Anacostia River

Join us at the first Festival del Rio Anacostia!

Grab the kids and head to the water to celebrate the Anacostia River!  This free bilingual, family-friendly event features boat rides, fishing (license required for anyone 16 years and older), rowing demonstrations, nature walks, and many more activities. Bring the entire family to enjoy nature and the Anacostia River. Saturday, October 15th, 2016 11:00 a.m.-
Silver Spring Civic Building roof with solar panels

3rd Annual Montgomery County Energy Summit

Join USGBC National Capital Region’s Montgomery County Branch and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection for a full day of interactive discussions and workshops during the 3rd Annual Energy Summit on April 5th. Topics that will be covered include Montgomery County’s launch of the Commercial PACE Program, the County’s new Green Bank, energy audits, commissioning,

The Green Business Program has expanded with new businesses and an updated website

Montgomery County is seeking to stimulate growth in the green economy with the announcement that it has broadened the standards for its Green Business Certification Program to include business sectors previously ineligible. They include restaurants, cleaning companies, hotels and home-based businesses.  The program has also updated its website to be more user friendly and responsive. 

Champion tree tour featured in the Washington Post

Twice a year, local botanists and tree experts Joe Howard and Carole Bergmann, host a tour of Champion Trees in the County. This fall, the tour is October 21st.  Touring old trees might not sound that exciting at first, but when you stand in the presence of some of the largest trees in the region,