Environmental Huddle Take Aways

WISE Environmental Huddle Take Away’s


Climate Strikes

-September 20 Annapolis Youth Climate Strike 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Civil Rights Foot Soldier Memorial 44 Calvert Street

-September 23 Shut Down Washington, DC StrikeDC

County Initiatives and Actions and Meetings
-October 2–MDTA Meeting to discuss Bay Bridge options. Wednesday, Oct. 2, 6-8 p.m., Anne Arundel
Community College, Arnold, MD 21012

-October 7–Bill 68-19 Subdivision and Development – Forest Conservation Bill – Testify in favor– AA
County Council meeting.  7-11p.m. Arundel Center – County Council Chambers, 44 Calvert Street,
Annapolis. Contact your council member and ask for her support. District 5 Contact: amanda.fiedler@aacounty.org , (410) 222-1401Not your council member? Go http://www.aacounty.org/services-and-programs/contact-your-councilmember

-Coming soon–Beyond Coal Resolution to close the 2 coal fire plants in AACO with a just transition toward clean energy. See http://www.sierraclub.org/maryland/beyond-coal and sign petition!

Statewide Legislative Priorities
Oct. 6–Eastern Shore Environmental Legislative Summit: Learn about upcoming state legislation from NGOs and legislators.  www.facebook.com/events/946672849000006

Life Style Choices that make an impact
Do Away with Plastics–Plastic pollution is one of the most important environmental threats we face today. Each of us contributes to the problem, and it’s up to us all to reduce, and ultimately, end it. Go to Annapolis Green for more information annapolisgreen.com/it-starts-with-a-straw, http://www.netzerocompany.com,

Eat mindfully – Did you know sustainable farms are actually carbon sinks? Support farmers whose practices regenerate the soil, create sustainable communities, produce healthy food that tastes great. Try these: (Pick up sites in Severna Park and Annapolis!)
1. Grass Fed On the Hill: meats, eggs, dairy, fish grassfedonthehill@gmail.com
2. Calvert Farms CSA: Offers Summer, Fall and Winter http://www.calverfarms.com
3. Agriberry CSA – Seasonal fruits agriberry.com

Just say No to land fill
Too much stuff? Go to goodneighborsgroup.org. Use the site as a resource, send ideas, and sign up
for newsletter. There is a good home for most things.

Amazing local efforts: Go to Annapolis Green annapolisgreen.com

No time to compost? Local Compost Services annapoliscompost.com
Recycle Right and More Often: http://www.RecycleMoreOften.com

Hooray for Sun and Community Solar! Community solar is clean, local, affordable solar energy. No
roof required. neighborhoodsun.solar See Carolyn Ricketts carolyn@neighborhoodsun.solar

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