Discussion of public/private partnerships and who will pay for infrastructure?

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June seminars about: Green Practices for Property Management

Green Practices for Property Management Seminar Series…Read more here!

Tonight (Monday, Oct 10th 7pm) FREE FILM and discussion: join others who care about our kids’ lunch food

WHEN: Monday evening, October 10th at 7pm WHERE: Maryland Ensemble Theater, 31 W. Patrick , downtown Frederick (basement theater of the FSK Hotel) WHAT: FREE documentary film Two Angry Moms followed by Judith Gordon, FCPS Farm-to-School Program director. In the documentary film Two Angry Moms, a pair of mothers team up in a movement to change the […]

09-19-11 @ 7 pm Free Sustainability Film: “Sprawling from Grace, Driven to Madness”

06-14-11 @ 7pm Meeting to answer questions on Ft Detrick’s high containment laboratories – and emergency preparedness

A community forum:  7 pm on Tuesday June 14th To address questions about emergency preparedness and the high containment laboratories at Fort Detrick and elsewhere in the county. The meeting will be held in the Frederick Municipal Annex at 140 W. Patrick St.  (NOTE:  Meeting location is in Municipal Annex, NOT City Hall) It will be […]

04-11-2011 7pm IMAGINE! Frederick film: A Community of Gardeners at the MET, discussion to follow

PLEASE JOIN US! Monday, April 11th 7-9pm IMAGINE! Frederick film:A Community of Gardeners released just last month at the Washington DC Environmental Film Festival, focuses on the people who grow fruits, vegetables and flowers at seven community gardens in Washington, D.C. and shows how these green spaces are changing their lives, their communities and their environment. (a […]

04-05-2011 6:30 pm Frederick City Hall forum for citizens to ask questions about Fort Detrick biodefense lab growth

The biodefense research laboratories at Fort Detrick and elsewhere in the county will grow more than 10 fold to some 2 million square feet of high containment lab space over the next decade.   Residents have concerns and questions.  An advisory Committee made up of Frederick residents has been established by the City and the […]

03-16-2011 Strong Towns’ speaker coming to Frederick

Friends of Frederick County is brings guest speaker, Charles Marohn (marohn@communitygrowth.net) , Strong Towns to Frederick to talk about the cost of growth and development.  Strong Towns is a non profit organization focussed on educating and discussing the pros and cons of the way we have designed our towns and neighborhoods. Charles Marohn (Chuck) is a […]

05-19-2010 5-7 pm GREEN DRINKS in FREDERICK CITY: talk about wind power

VENUE CHANGE for THIS Month! Carlos Fernandez, owner of Potomac Wind Energy located in Dickerson, MD will be here to discuss the potential for wind energy in Frederick County. Dr. Fernandez has sold and installed over 30 SKYSTREAM small wind energy systems. Also, after Green Drinks there will be a free film about how we grow […]

05-19-2010 5-7pm Green Drinks and Potential Wind Energy in Frederick County

Frederick Green Drinks is a great success! At our April gathering, Michelle L. Liefke a local EcoBroker/Ecosociate launchedwww.leafkey.com. Fred Ugast president of U.S. Photovoltaics, Inc., discussed incentives available in Maryland with an emphasis on the changes enacted by the legilsature last week. Our NEXT event is on: May 19, 2010 (Wednesday) from 5 to 7pm Dr. Carlos […]