A 1000 Friends of Maryland – A Win for Smart Growth!

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A Win for Smart Growth! Did you hear the great news out of Charles County last week? A new zoning district that finally reins in sprawl development around Mattawoman Creek and at the headwaters of the Port Tobacco River passed! Thanks to Commissioner President Peter Murphy, Commissioner Ken Robinson and Commissioner Amanda Stewart, the protective […]

News and Announcements from Blue Water Baltimore

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 News and Announcements The Healthy Harbor Report Card is Released Last month, Blue Water Baltimore and Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore released the annual Healthy Harbor Report Card, which examines the Baltimore region’s water quality, and how it impacts ecological and human health parameters. The report card is based on our Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper’s robust monitoring […]

Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week: June 3 – 10

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Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week: June 3 – 10 (starting tomorrow!) Happy Friday, Choose Clean Water Coalition! We wanted to let you know that Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week begins tomorrow, Saturday, June 3. Each day for the next week has been given a theme, which you can find below. The Coalition has put together a dropbox […]

New Maryland Law Will Protect State Pollinator Habitat

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New Maryland Law Will Protect State Pollinator Habitat Law signed today will ban harmful pesticides on state designated pollinator habitat  Annapolis, MD (May 25, 2017) –  Today Governor Larry Hogan will sign SB 386/HB 830, sponsored by Senator Shirley Nathan-Pulliam (D-44) and Delegate Anne Healey (D-22), which prohibits pesticides known to harm pollinators on state […]

Sierra Club Catoctin Group’s John Muir Scholarship on Facebook

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Sierra Club Catoctin Group’s John Muir Scholarship on Facebook In March of 2017 The Catoctin Group’s John Muir Scholarship reached another milestone.  This spring we kicked off our Facebook page joining the nonprofits on Facebook community.  Our page on Facebook will allow us to keep up with previous scholarship awardees and let donors and the […]

Jamboree October 13th Weekend

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Save the Date: Jamboree October 13th Weekend Join the Maryland Sierra Club at our Biennial Jamboree this year up at Shepherds Spring for workshops, nature walks, campfire, music, dancing, yoga, camaraderie with other like minded environmental activists old and young camping, or in cabins! Save the date.

Tour of the Ritchie Land Reclamation Rubblefill

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Tour of the Ritchie Land Reclamation Rubblefill  Join us on 5/19 for a tour of Prince George’s County’s only active rubblefill, located in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. This 289-acre privately-run facility accepts construction and building demolition rubble, including both irreducible materials (concrete, rock, bricks) and materials subject to decay, such as lumber, brush, tree limbs, and […]

9th Annual Boonsboro Green Fest Sat, May 13, 2017

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Register for the 9th Annual Boonsboro Green Fest Date and Time: Sat, May 13, 2017   10:00 AM  – 5:00 PM  (Local Time)  05/13/2017 10:00 AM 05/13/2017 5:00 PM 9th Annual Boonsboro Green Fest The Boonsboro Green Fest was established on the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend in May 2009 to promote conservation, recycling and sustainable living […]