Second Chance Wildlife Center Plans a Baby Shower

  • April 27, 2016

  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…

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Planning Ahead: Montgomery County Greenfest

  • December 14, 2015

The Montgomery County GreenFest is coming to Takoma Park Saturday April 30th, 2016! Join your friends and neighbors in celebrating the people and environment of Montgomery County with a fun-filled day of entertainment, community and learning. Saturday, April 30th, 2016…

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A secret weapon to fight climate change: dirt

  • November 10, 2015

Michael Pollan and Debbie Barker make the case for storing carbon in soil. When Will Allen is asked to name the most beautiful part of his Vermont farm, he doesn’t talk about the verdant, rolling hills or easy access to…

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Lands Green, Waters Clean: First Things First

  • March 12, 2015

Last week I introduced you to Lands Green Waters Clean – an Izaak Walton League program to install conservation landscaping, rain gardens, and canopy trees on yards in the Muddy Branch watershed. Today I’ll dig a little deeper and share…

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Lands Green, Waters Clean: Hello Neighbor!

  • March 4, 2015

What if someone showed up at your door and offered to landscape your yard at very little cost to you? It gets better: not only would the landscaping be beautiful, it would manage water drainage better and attract pollinators and…

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