Category: Environment

Celebrate Earth day virtually with Good Neighbors Group!

The Severna Park Earth Day Festival was scheduled for April 25 and while we cannot celebrate Earth Day together this year, we have created a Virtual Earth Day Festival!  Visit at https://goodneighborsgroup.org/severna-park-earth-day-festival/ In keeping with our theme for this year’s Festival, we have a 2020 Vision…

PLEASE email TODAY to ban cholrophyros!

The House passed HB 229 to ban chlorpyrifos–yay!! But unless the Senate votes to adopt the HB 229 version of the bill in the next 3 days, we will have to begin the process again in a special session later this year–oh Act now! We have 1-2…

Anne Arundel County needs to shut down its 2 coal fire plants and help workers transition!

It’s passed time! Anne Arundel County needs to shut down its two coal fire plants and help these workers transition to good paying, safe jobs! That’s what SB 887/ HB 1545 Maryland Coal Community Transition Bill does! But Senator Beidle is still not on…

Women as Climate Justice Champions Join Dining for Women, Peace is Loud, UNICEF USA, and Women of Peace Corps Legacy on March 8 for an International Women’s Day celebration, “Women as Climate Justice Champions”. Livestream The impacts of climate change are not evenly distributed around the world, and they…

How YOU can help reverse climate change! Meeting CANCELLED at this time

Save the remaining AACo forests! ACTION NEEDED on Bill No. 68-19 which has been significantly weakened. Our county council needs to know that we support a much stronger forest conservation bill.

AAC Council has been struggling with a piece of legislation that will help protect our forests and greenways.  Developers are fighting this every step of the way and have gained ground.  On Oct 21 the majority of the council members voted for amendments that …

Please speak for the trees today!

ACTION NEEDED on Bill No. 68-19 AAC Council has been struggling with a piece of legislation that will help protect our trees.   Developers are fighting this every step of the way.   Environmentalists are fighting to strengthen it or at least use it…

Environmental Huddle Take Aways

WISE Environmental Huddle Take Away’s Events 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…

September General Meeting: Reversing Global Warming

Join us for the WISE September General Meeting, hosted by our Environmental Huddle! We are partnering with Greenbelt Climate Action Network, who will host and interactive workshop titled Reversing Global Warming: Introduction to Drawdown. Please RSVP here: https://www.evite.com/event/005DZ72HGCZ7HQES2EPJYOJFVYHM6A/rsvp Project Drawdown gives us hope! They…

Let’s Not Choose Between Clean Energy and Forests

Georgetown University is currently proposing to cut down 249 acres of Southern Maryland’s largest forest to build a large-scale solar facility. This forest is one of Maryland’s targeted ecological areas, meaning it is a conservation priority for the state. It is home to many…