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Maryland General Assembly 2017 Session Begins
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City Hall
Dec. 1, 2016 - Jan. 27, 2017
Artists' Reception Dec. 12
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2017

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spa creek conservancyvolunteer opportunityMonday, Jan. 16 - Spa Creek Conservancy Oyster Cage Cleaning
3 - 5 p.m., Capital SUP, 808 Boucher Avenue, Annapolis
Wear boots and bring gloves. Other dates: Feb. 20 & March 20.
Information: Contact Kevin Haigis or 443-454-3537

Tuesday, Jan. 17 - Educational Talk: Severn River Cliffs – Eyesores Or Treasures?
7 p.m., Union Jack's Pub, 2072 Somerville Road, Annapolis
Panel will discuss how to protect the SEvern River's cliffs from pernicious threats of development and power boat wakes.
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living green in annapolis logoWednesday, Jan. 18 - Living Green in Annapolis on WNAV
6 - 7 p.m., WNAV 1430AM, 99.9FM in the City, and streaming on wnav.com
"Proposed Bill in the 2017 Maryland General Assembly: Stop Routine Use of Antibiotics on Farm Animals," with guest Betsy Nicholas, Executive Director, Waterkeepers Chesapeake. And special feature, "The Environment in Focus," with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM, public radio in Baltimore. The Living Green in Annapolis show is hosted and produced by Elvia Thompson of Annapolis Green, joined by Vic Pascoe, and features interviews with experts who provide information on living and working in a sustainable manner. Listeners learn practical ways to incorporate Green practices into their lives – many of which can save them money. Guests include those directly involved in championing the Green movement here in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
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maryland climate coalitionclimate stewards of greater annapolisThursday, Jan. 19 - Climate Speakers Series: "Energy Efficiency and Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)"
7 - 9 p.m., Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 Dubois Road, Annapolis
Co-sponsored by the Climate Stewards of Annapolis and the Maryland Climate Coallition. EmPower Maryland will also be discussed. Free and open to the public.
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sierra clubSaturday, Jan. 21 - Sierra Club Anne Arundel Group Annual Potluck Dinner
6:30 p.m., St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1101 Bay Ridge Avenue, Annapolis
Celebrate the Group's 33rd birthday and hear a talk by Seth Bush of the Sierra Club Maryland Chapter, who will speak on "Compassion in Action." Environmental activitsts will be honored. Admission $10 for adults; $5 for kids 12 and under; plus $5 for food or bring the following potluck assignment by last name: A-F: main dish; G-L: dessert; M-S: side dish; T-Z: salad. Dishes should be big enough for your party with a bit to share. Fee parking available.
Information call Liz 410-267-9009 or Ann 202 657-8754

maryland environmental legislative summitThursday, Jan. 26 - 22nd Annual Environmental Legislative Summit
4 - 6 p.m., location TBA
Keynote speaker: Leana S. Wen, M.D., MSc., FAAEM, Health Commissioner, Baltimore City
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living green in annapolis logoWednesday, Jan. 25 - Living Green in Annapolis on WNAV
6 - 7 p.m., WNAV 1430AM, 99.9FM in the City, and streaming on wnav.com
Program TBA. And special feature, "The Environment in Focus," with Tom Pelton, produced by WYPR 88.1FM, public radio in Baltimore. The Living Green in Annapolis show is hosted and produced by Elvia Thompson of Annapolis Green, joined by Vic Pascoe, and features interviews with experts who provide information on living and working in a sustainable manner. Listeners learn practical ways to incorporate Green practices into their lives – many of which can save them money. Guests include those directly involved in championing the Green movement here in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
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green drinksgovernor calvert houseThursday, Jan. 26 - Green Drinks Annapolis
New time: 6 - 8 p.m., Historic Inns of Annapolis' Governor Calvert House, 58 State Circle, Annapolis
Theme - 2017 Legislative Session Environmental Priorities: "Continue the Conversation"
Our event will immediately follow the 22nd Annual Environmental Legislative Summit, 4 - 6 p.m., Miller Senate Office Building, 11 Bladen St, Annapolis. Hear about important environmental priorities for the 2017 Maryland General Assembly session at the Summit. Meet legislators and environmental leaders from across the state. More info. Then continue the conversation -- with delegates, senators, cabinet secretaries, environmentalists and business people -- about these important issues over a cocktail at Green Drinks! 

climate stewards of greater annapolisThursday, Feb. 16 - Climate Speakers Series: "Climate Change and Food Systems"
7 - 9 p.m., Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 Dubois Road, Annapolis
Free and open to the public.
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spa creek conservancyvolunteer opportunityMonday, Feb. 20 - Spa Creek Conservancy Oyster Cage Cleaning
3 - 5 p.m., Capital SUP, 808 Boucher Avenue, Annapolis
Wear boots and bring gloves. Other date: March 20.
Information: Contact Kevin Haigis or 443-454-3537

annapolis restauant weekMonday - Sunday, Feb. 20 - 26 - Annapolis Restaurant Week
With more than 40 establishments in Annapolis participating in the event each year, it's the perfect opportunity to try that little-known restaurant you've been meaning to sample, or indulge in local favorites. Fixed-price menus make for an enjoyable tasting of some of the area's most popular restaurants, without consuming your wallet in the process. Each participating restaurant offers two-course lunches ($15.95) and three-course dinners ($34.95), while restaurants that regularly serve breakfast offer two-course breakfasts ($12.95). Details to come.
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climate stewards of greater annapolisThursday, March 16 - Climate Speakers Series: "Adaptation to Climate Change"
7 - 9 p.m., Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 Dubois Road, Annapolis
Free and open to the public.
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spa creek conservancyvolunteer opportunityMonday, March 20 - Spa Creek Conservancy Oyster Cage Cleaning
3 - 5 p.m., Capital SUP, 808 Boucher Avenue, Annapolis
Wear boots and bring gloves.
Information: Contact Kevin Haigis or 443-454-3537

green drinkshomestead gardensWednesday, March 22- Green Drinks Annapolis
5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Homestead Gardens, 743 Central Avenue, Davidsonville
details to come



state houseMonday, April 10 - Maryland General Assembly 2017 Session Ends
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climate stewards of greater annapolisThursday, April 20 - Climate Speakers Series: "Mass Extinction"
7 - 9 p.m., Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 Dubois Road, Annapolis
Free and open to the public.
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Saturday, April 22 - Earth Day


Photo byCharlene Osman of the Annapolis Design Studio


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sofoSaturday, April 22 - SOFO Earth Day CleanUP
time and location TBA
Join SOFO members to clean up trash along Forest Drive this day. The goal is to get 500 lbs. of trash off the streets.
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Saturday, April 29 - 13th Annual South River on the Half Shell
6 - 10 p.m., The Byzantium at SS Constantine and Helen Green Orthodox Church, 2747 Riva Road, Annapolis
Fundraiser for the South River Federation
details to come

composting councilSunday - Saturday, May 7 - 13 - International Compost Awareness Week
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climate stewards of greater annapolisThursday, May 18 - Climate Speakers Series: "Sea-Level Rise"
7 - 9 p.m., Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 Dubois Road, Annapolis
Free and open to the public.
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leukemia cupFriday - Saturday, June 2-3 - 25th Annual Leukemia Cup Regatta
Friday: Summer Gala; Saturday: Regatta, All Hands on Deck Survivor Cruise & Luncheon, & Rock the Dock for a Cure Awards Party - Hosted by Annapolis Yacht Club and Eastport Yacht Club -
Honorary Chair: Governor Larry Hogan. Set sail on the Chesapeake Bay to fight blood cancers!
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maryland green registryWednesday, June 14 - Maryland Green Registry Awards & Networking Event
time and location TBA
Maryland Green Registry Leadership Awards are presented each year to five organizations that have shown a strong commitment to sustainable practices, measurable results, and continual improvement. The winners represent a variety of facility types and sizes, but all have several key factors in common that contribute to their success: an organization-wide commitment to environmental performance, a green team that meets on a regular basis, annual environmental goals and measurement of results.
details to come

alliance for the bayFriday - Sunday, Sept. 8 - 10 - Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay's 11th Annual Chesapeake Watershed Forum
USFWS National Conservation Training Center, 698 Conservation Way, Shepherdstown, WV
Details to come

 

 

 

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