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Moss Magic in Your Landscape Lecture & Workshop

Moss Magic in Your Landscape Lecture & Workshop

| May 08, 2018, 02:00 PM

Annie Martin, nationally-recognized moss landscape designer and author of The Magical World of Moss Gardening, introduces the joys and environmental benefits of gardening with mosses. Stay for the noon workshop and make your own moss dish garden. Sponsored by the nonprofit Four Rivers Garden.

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Flower Mart of the Four Rivers Garden Club

Flower Mart of the Four Rivers Garden Club

| April 30, 2018, 12:30 PM

Annual flower and garden sale at Market Square near City Dock. May baskets, cut flowers, and garden treasures. Proceeds support local community gardening projects and education. Contact [email protected]

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Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Eastport Cleanup

Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Eastport Cleanup

| April 06, 2018, 04:00 PM

Join the Alliance this Friday, April 6th, to help us clean up our local neighborhood! We will be picking up trash along the streets of Eastport, Annapolis from 12 to 2 pm. Gloves and bags will be provided. Meet at 501 6th Street at noon to make a difference in our community! Register at: bit.ly/EastportPCS

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EARTH – Environmental Action Response Town Hall

EARTH – Environmental Action Response Town Hall

| October 21, 2017, 06:00 PM

Get down to EARTH! Announcing an exciting opportunity for Maryland, the Environmental Action Response Town Hall! EARTH will connect activists and concerned citizens with legislators, non-governmental organizations and environmental justice groups with the goal to educate, inform and ignite on a range of issues, particularly but not exclusively, as these issues relate to the 2018 […]

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Smithsonian Keynote Lecture: Meet Sherman’s Lagoon Cartoonist Jim Toomey

Smithsonian Keynote Lecture: Meet Sherman’s Lagoon Cartoonist Jim Toomey

| October 17, 2017, 11:00 PM

Join us for the finale of the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center’s free evening lecture series of 2017, with cartoonist Jim Toomey! An Annapolis resident, Toomey has communicated about ocean science and conservation for over 20 years, most prominently through Sherman’s Lagoon, a national comic strip that explores environmental issues underwater and earned him the 2000 […]

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SERC evening lecture series

SERC evening lecture series

| April 11, 2014, 09:18 PM | 0 Comments

The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) will be starting their lecture series on April 15th! The free events will be held  on the third Tuesday of every month through November.  One of their ecologists will discuss their research—the Bay, climate change or something unexpected. There will be time for Q&A afterwards. The link to the […]

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Recycling cart program surpasses 100,000

Recycling cart program surpasses 100,000

| March 27, 2014, 11:39 AM | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works, Bureau of Waste Management Services recently exceeded 100,000 deliveries of the 65 gallon recycling cart and anticipates meeting the countywide distribution goal by September 2014.  The original distribution was scheduled to be complete in December 2014. “We are committed to providing our citizens the resources needed to […]

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Friends Of Jug Bay At Greenstreet Gardens

Friends Of Jug Bay At Greenstreet Gardens

| February 07, 2014, 03:20 PM | 0 Comments

The Friends of Jug Bay again partner with Greenstreet Gardens in Lothian, for a winter day of lively educational entertainment.  Liz Smith, of Raptor’s Eye, and Ranger Billy will present live birds , including  owls, a hawk, a kestrel, a merlin , as well as a few surprise visitors.  Kid Make-N-Take Crafts – Ongoing. Lunch […]

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Volunteers Needed For Restoration Project At Former Rockfish

Volunteers Needed For Restoration Project At Former Rockfish

| December 04, 2013, 09:51 AM | 0 Comments

The environmental community will come together to celebrate the completion of a big stormwater retrofit project with a volunteer planting day on Friday, December 6, at 9 a.m. The Spa Creek Conservancy will coordinate the volunteer planting day at the new parking lot at the site of the Rockfish Raw Bar & Grill, at Sixth […]

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Parole Eco Fair Tomorrow

Parole Eco Fair Tomorrow

| October 01, 2013, 10:52 AM | 0 Comments

The Spa Creek Conservancy, a non-profit and all-volunteer organization committed to education, preservation, mitigation, and restoration of Spa Creek, is partnering with the Parole Community to raise awareness about pollution prevention and stormwater management.    Parole is located at the headwaters of Spa Creek and is a multi-ethnic community. In partnership with Walter S. Mills-Parole Elementary […]

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Compost Bin, Rain Barrel, & Toter Sale  March 16 and 17

Compost Bin, Rain Barrel, & Toter Sale March 16 and 17

| March 14, 2013, 10:05 AM | 0 Comments

As part of his Clean and Green City initiative, Mayor Joshua J. Cohen announces the City’s fourth annual rain barrels, compost bins, and refuse/recycling toter sale. For the second year in a row, the Department of Neighborhood and Environmental Programs’ Sustainable Annapolis Program will partner with K&B True Value to host the truck-load sale on […]

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Annapolis Changing Trash Pick-Up In September

Annapolis Changing Trash Pick-Up In September

| August 11, 2012, 01:13 PM | 0 Comments

On September 10, the City of Annapolis’ Solid Waste Collection is changing its refuse and recycling service to be picked up once-a-week. Also starting September 10, yard waste will be collected every Wednesday and small bulky items can be left at the curbside with your refuse on collection day every week. City TV has produced […]

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Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale – Save The Date

Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale – Save The Date

| March 10, 2012, 01:40 PM | 1 Comment

As part of his Clean and Green initiative and in an on-going effort to lessen the impact on our landfills and waterways, Mayor Joshua J. Cohen announces the sale of rain barrels and compost bins. The truck-load sale will be held from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18 […]

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More Trees For South County

More Trees For South County

| June 28, 2010, 11:04 AM | 0 Comments

County Executive John R. Leopold today announced a major initiative to plant more than 12,000 trees at the headwaters of Rockhold Creek in South County. “Keeping South County rural and protecting our environment are critical priorities for this Administration,” County Executive Leopold said.  “We had to work on many fronts to make this initiative happen.  […]

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A Child Speaks, The World Listens

A Child Speaks, The World Listens

| October 08, 2009, 02:27 PM | 0 Comments

Living in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, we are obviously attuned to the deterioration of the bay and the surrounding environment. But the issue is global for sure and this young girl spoke of it so eloquently in an address to a UN Conference in Rio de Janeiro. It is a few years old, but the […]

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