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Artistic Messages of Consciousness, Community, and Clean Water

If you look closely, you will find many beautifully painted storm drains across Montgomery County with messages highlighting the importance of clean water and protecting the Chesapeake Bay. These designs were created by county residents who entered in the annual Clean Water Art Contest over the past few years. Past winners of this contest have

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH SILVER SPRING LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH ASPEN HILL LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH DAVIS LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

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. We pass these storm drains every day, but we don’t take the time to think about what substances pass through them and, ultimately, how we contribute daily to the quality

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH MAGGIE NIGHTINGALE LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH TWINBROOK LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH QUINCE ORCHARD LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH POTOMAC LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH CONNIE MORELLA LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH DAMASCUS LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH GERMANTOWN LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH CHEVY CHASE LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH GAITHERSBURG LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH MARILYN PRAISNER LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH WHEATON LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH WHITE OAK LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH KENSINGTON PARK LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH LITTLE FALLS LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH NOYES LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

P.O.W.E.R. Students are Teaching Energy Express Virtually this Summer!

In 2017, the Peer Outreach With Energy Resources (P.O.W.E.R.) internship was co-founded by Ms. Larissa Johnson, the Residential Energy Program Manager of the MoCo DEP, and Ms. Diane Lill of the Audubon Naturalist Society. Each year, these enthusiastic environmentalists teach MoCo high schoolers about energy, where it is sourced, and its everyday applications, as well

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH OLNEY LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with Energy

First Summer of P.O.W.E.R.

This year, we piloted a program called P.O.W.E.R. which was an acronym for Peer Outreach With Energy Resources. The program was created as a partnership between Audubon Naturalist Society and the Department of Environmental Protection and we worked with six high school students. Find out more about the program from the perspective of one of

Join our team! DEP is looking for two interns

DEP is looking for two interns to join our team part-time. The positions are paid. Both internships will start as soon as possible. Pet Waste Management Program – Division of Watershed Management Operations (1 position) One of the key responsibilities of DEP is to develop and implement public outreach and educational programs, as well as stewardship
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Cooking Green Herbal Soap

As spring arrives with its blossoming gardens and blooming orchards, it’s prime time for people to rekindle their care for nature through new, innovative activities. Over the past few weeks, a couple of tree-hugging Richard Montgomery rockets gathered to puzzle together and test-out a recipe for green herbal soap–an anti-bacterial, eco-friendly, hand-cleaning agent that generates