Second Chance Wildlife Center Plans a Baby Shower


Second Chance Wildlife Center in Gaithersburg, MD is celebrating the arrival of about 1,500 baby birds, rabbits, squirrels, and other animals on Sunday, May 1, from noon until 3:00 at the Center. Admission is free, but donations of the following are requested: — Paper towels and toilet paper for nests
— Unscented leach and laundry soap
— Gift cards to Giant and Safeway
— Twin-and full-sized sheet sets in beige
— Kaytee Exact hand feed formula for birds (available in larger pet stores)

Activities include making birdhouses and feeders ($5 kits), native plant sale, bake sale and ice cream social.

The address is 7101 Barcellona Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20879.

Planning Ahead: Montgomery County Greenfest


2nd Annual Montgomery County GreenFest

Saturday, April 30th
Takoma Park Community Center
7500 Maple Avenue Takoma Park, MD

The Montgomery County GreenFest is coming to Takoma Park! Join your friends and neighbors in celebrating the people and environment of Montgomery County with a fun-filled day of entertainment, community and learning.

Enjoy the live music. Learn how to green your home and neighborhood. Explore the exhibitors and vendor booths. Listen to a nationally recognized speaker. Grab a snack at a food truck. GreenFest has activities for all ages and cultures and everyone can be a part of making Montgomery County a greener community!

For the latest info and updates on the schedule, visit

The Montgomery County GreenFest is brought to you by Montgomery County Government, Montgomery Parks, the City of Takoma Park, WSSC, Silver Spring Green, Poolesville Green, Green Wheaton, Bethesda Green, the University of Maryland Extension, City of Rockville, City of Gaithersburg, Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery College.

A secret weapon to fight climate change: dirt


Michael Pollan and Debbie Barker make the case for storing carbon in soil.

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