Calling all eco-artists, deadline Friday March 23rd!

ART CONTEST FLYER 2012 apr 7 All entries must be received by Friday, March 23rd!  

PATH Project withdraws plans to build high power electric power lines across southern Frederick County

Please read Notice of Withdrawal and the Sugarloaf Conservancy’s press release. Congratulations to the many many citizens throughout the region who worked hard for 2.5 years to point out the fallacies and issues with the PATH project.  Notably:  Doug and Peg Kaplan and Chad and Karen Baker.

Take the Wind Survey!

Through a public survey and information on wind power we hope to help individuals, farms, businesses and municipalities make good decisions about investing in the appropriate small and medium-sized wind energy systems for their sites. We can also share this information with legislators so that your desires may be better understood. Take the Survey!

‘Green’ Hotel Proves Saving Energy Makes Money

Proximity Hotel’s restaurant offers an uncommon view in the heart of a busy Greensboro business and shopping district. Just below the outdoor terrace, a restored stream winds through an expanse of tall grass. A colony of turtles and the occasional heron make their homes in this quiet retreat. It’s not what you expect just 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 […]

05-18-2010 4-5pm Eco-Heroes Club Meeting – for Kids

Join in the fun of an eco scavenger hunt and recycling toss.  First club meeting:  May 18th 4-5pm Community Room, C Burr Artz Public Library, downtown Frederick Special guest:  Karin Tome of the Children’s Room at C Burr Artz GET A FREE COLORING BOOK!

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 […]

05-15-2010 9am Learn to Make a Rain Barrel and to Compost in Mt. Airy

Free workshop on making your own rain barrel and how to compost at St. James’ Episcopal Church, 1307 North Main Street, Mt. Airy , Saturday, May 15th at 9:00 a.m. .

05_01-2010 Waste Not! Frederick 2010 Expo

Learn about solid waste alternatives for Frederick at the “WasteNot! Frederick” expo this  Saturday, May 1st, from 1 to 5 pm at the Evangelical Reformed Church, United Church of Christ at 15 W. Church Street.

04-28-2010 7pm Clean Energy Grant Winner Demonstrates Thermal-Solar System

  EmPOWER CLEAN ENERGY Communities Grant Winner to Dedicate and Explain New Thermal-Solar System on location with an energy legislation update by Maryland Assembly Delegate Sue Hecht and an update on Maryland’s Clean Energy Center Executive Director,  I. Katherine Magruder. Curtis Nelson, Principle of NCP Solar/Nelson Commercial Plumbing of Frederick, local vendor/installer of the Claggett […]