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Help us fulfill Our Purpose, to protect and restore the environment by getting involved with local + national environmental organizations.

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Events

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Petitions

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Volunteer

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Educate

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Events

 

Listening Session: What Can We Do About Pesticide Drift?

Pasa Sustainable Agriculture
July 23rd, 12:00-1:00 pm

Hear from farmers who have dealt with pesticide drift, and discuss potential changes for how to address and prevent this issue going forward.

 

Plastic Carryout Bag Survey – Baltimore County

Sierra Club Maryland
July 27th, 7:00 pm

A training session for volunteers conducting a survey of the types of bags used by shoppers at grocery stores in Baltimore County.

 

VERGE Net Zero Conference

GreenBiz Group
July 27th-28th, Times vary

Learn from experts how organizations can transition to a profitable, net-zero future.

 

Biodiversity and Diversity in Ecology

Audubon Naturalist Society
July 28th, 7:00-8:00 pm

Get a better understanding of why ecosystems thrive with diversity, why human systems follow the same pattern, and the major barriers to achieving diversity in both contexts.

 

Zero Waste Recycling Workshop

Audubon Naturalist Society
July 29th, 7:00 pm

Identify what’s recyclable, what’s not, and how to reduce waste at home. 

 

Scouting & Forecasting: Proactive Pest Prevention in Vegetables

Pasa Sustainable Agriculture
July 29th, 6:00-7:30 pm

Join Pasa at Braddock Farms to learn about these preventative IPM (integrated pest management) principles for vegetable farms.

 

REAL Trash Talk

Clean Air Baltimore Coalition
Aug 3rd, 8:00 pm

Info session on recycling in Baltimore; How to use the carts and why we want to divert waste from the incinerator.

 

Sea Turtle Rehabilitation at the National Aquarium: The Conservation Impact

The National Aquarium
Aug 17th, 7:00 pm

Discover the complex, team effort that goes into rescuing and conserving critically endangered sea turtles.

 

Riverpalooza

Potomac Riverkeeper Network
May 21st-Sept 28th, Times and dates vary

A series of events designed to provide families and river enthusiasts with memorable on-the-water experiences that build a deep and enduring appreciation for our rivers.

 

Petitions

ELECTRIC SCHOOL BUSES = CLEAN AIR FOR ALL

Moms Clean Air Force

Moms want Congress to invest in electric school buses. It’s time to clean up the air for our kids.

Email Your Representatives: No Climate, No Deal

CCAN Action Fund

Email your members of Congress to ask that they oppose infrastructure bills without ironclad guarantees that Congress will also pass bold climate policies.

 

URGE CONGRESS TO INVEST IN CLEAN ENERGY, JOBS, AND JUSTICE

League of Conservation Voters

We need Congress to pass legislation now that invests in clean energy jobs and makes sure no communities are left behind.

 

Stop the PennEast Pipeline

Delaware Riverkeeper Network

Urge NJ Governor Phil Murphy and the Delaware River Basin Commission to close the file on the PennEast pipeline.

Divest Pensions from Fossil Fuels

Daily Kos

Public money shouldn’t be used to fund global destruction – tell your pension fund’s decision-makers to divest from fossil fuels.

 

Protect the Planet from Fossil Fuels

Friends of the Earth

Tell Congress to permanently protect our wild places from the fossil fuel industry.

Urgent National Shift to Organic Farming, Not Carbon Trading

Beyond Pesticides

Tell your elected officials to support this holistic approach to the existential threats of the climate crisis and biodiversity collapse.

Protect Monarch Butterflies

Center for Food Safety

Tell the Fish and Wildlife Service that monarch butterflies need critical protection under the Endangered Species Act NOW.

Ban Neonicotinoid Pesticides

Penn Environment

Ban the worst uses of neonics, including pre-treated seeds, sale to consumers, and use in wildlife refuges.

 

No Bees. Less Food.

Natural Resources Defense Council

We need bees and birds to sustain our food supply, but the use of neonic pesticides in New Jersey is killing these critical pollinators.

Make Prince George's County Pesticide-Free!

Beyond Pesticides

For our kids, for our pets, for our local wildlife (including bees & pollinators), we need Prince George’s County to end the use of harmful pesticides.

Support the Maryland Bag Ban

Surfrider Foundation, Environment Maryland, Oceana, and Trash Free Maryland

Support the ban on thin checkout-style plastic bags at retailers throughout Maryland.

 

Take Action to Support PFAS Protection Act in Maryland!

Waterkeepers Chesapeake

Please tell your state legislators to protect public health by restricting the use and disposal of toxic PFAS chemicals in Maryland.

SUPPORT THE BREAK FREE FROM PLASTIC POLLUTION ACT

Earthday.org

Show your support for the Federal Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act- a comprehensive federal approach to reduce plastic pollution.

 

#PlasticFreePresident

Center for Biological Diversity

Urge the President to take eight key steps to set the nation on a pathway to a plastic pollution-free future.

 

 

Restore Section 401 to the Clean Water Act

Waterkeeper Alliance

The EPA must restore Section 401 of the Clean Water Act to allow communities across the country to defend themselves against pollution.

 

Demand Congress Support the Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act of 2021

Surfrider Foundation

Demand climate change policies that protect the ocean, coasts, and local communities before it’s too late!

Speak Up for the Ocean

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Support several important bills that would help address major ocean challenges like climate change, plastic pollution, and illegal fishing.

 

Ban chlorpyrifos now!

Earthjustice

After more than a decade of advocacy and a series of lawsuits, join us in telling the EPA to finish the job they started and ban chlorpyrifos now.

 

Increase Federal Funding for America’s Failing Wastewater Infrastructure

Surfrider Foundation

Join us in calling for an increase in federal funding of the EPA’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF).

Support the Environmental Justice Legacy Pollution Cleanup Act

Waterkeeper Alliance

Join us in support of this historic legislation to ensure a cleaner, healthier, and more equitable future for all Americans.

Speak Up for Climate and Environmental Literacy

Earthday.org

Challenge the proposed education standards for Pennsylvania that could eliminate requirements for students to learn about the state’s environment and ecology.

Tell Instagram: Stop targeting children!

Fairplay

We urge Facebook to cancel plans to launch a version of Instagram for children under 13.

Minimum Wage Federal Sign-on

Business for a Fair Minimum Wage

As business owners and executives, we support raising the federal minimum wage incrementally to $15 by 2025.

Volunteer

Weekly Wednesday Clean Up: Tacony Creek Park

TTF Watershed Partnership
Wednesdays, 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Join your neighbors and TCP Keepers to clean Tacony Creek Park and its gateways.

 

Become a Rock Creek Volunteer!

Rock Creek Conservancy

Socially-distanced stewardship activities include invasive removals and cleanups.

 

Join Project Clean Stream!

Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

You can find clean ups near you to partake in or can create your own clean up event!

 

Educate

LEARN OUTSIDE, LEARN AT HOME

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Educational resources to keep teachers, parents, and students connected to the Bay and the watershed from your own backyard, porch, or park.

Become a Master Naturalist

University of Maryland

Become a steward of Maryland’s natural ecosystems and resources through science-based education and volunteer service in your community.

Single-Use Plastics 101

Bethesda Green

Listen to this podcast to learn about the many elements of single-use plastic production, waste, and pollution.

Start a Nature Journal!

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Learn how to start a nature journal that will help you build a lasting creative connection with the environment. 

 

Get Outside!

National Wildlife Federation

Green Hour is a time for creative, unstructured play and interaction with the natural world. 

The Science Barge

Groundwork Valley Hudson

Lesson plans designed to provide educators with an array of environmental education subjects.

 

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