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Wednesday, January 10 - Monday, April 9 - 438th Session of the Maryland General Assembly

SERCTuesday, January 16 - SERC Lecture: Climate Change in 2018
7 - 9 p.m., Schmidt Conference Center, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, 647 Contees Wharf Road, Edgewater
Speaker: Bert Drake, SERC Scientist Emeritus. Free
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SRATuesday, January 16 - SRA Education Series: Trees! Will The Severn's Last Forests Be Bulldozed?
7 - 10 p.m., Union Jack's of Annapolis, 2072 Somerville Road, Annapolis
A discussion of various efforts in Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis to create forest conservation laws that will protect tree coverage in the Severn River watershed.
Speakers: Annapolis Alderman Rob Savidge; Anna Mudd, Maryland Outreach/Advocacy Manager, Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Ben Alexandro, Maryland League of Conservation Voters. Free. Food and drink available for purchase.
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Thursday, January 18 - Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce 19th Annual Legislative Breakfast
7:30 - 9:30 a.m., Crowne Plaza Annapolis, 173 Jennifer Road, Annapolis
Hear and learn about key budget, tax, transportation, land-use, economic development, education, workforce, and regulatory issues affecting business. Preview the business community's legislative agenda for 2018, and participate in a dialogue with elected officials as they discuss priorities important to business and our economy.
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environmental legislative summitThursday, January 18 - 2018 Maryland Environmental Legislative Workshop
12 - 3 p.m., Miller Senate Office Building, 11 Bladen Street, Annapolis
A half day bring-your-own-lunch workshop with advocacy training and conversations to go more in-depth on upcoming environmental legislative priorities and network with fellow environmental advocates.
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environmental legislative summitThursday, January 18 - 2018 Maryland Environmental Legislative Summit
4 - 6 p.m., Miller Senate Office Building, 11 Bladen Street, Annapolis
Hear from environmental advocates and elected officials about Maryland's environmental legislative priorities, with Bob Perciasepe, former Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Secretary and Deputy Administrator of EPA, as the keynote speaker. Free admission.
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green drinks annapolisgalway bayThursday, January 18 - Green Drinks Annapolis
6 - 8 p.m., Galway Bay Irish Pub, 63 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis
Theme: Continue the Conversation
You'll be excited about the 2018 environmental priorities presented at the Summit! Then what? Discuss them at Green Drinks and plan to take action. Summit details above. Plan to join us at Galway Bay for spirited conversation, appetizers, and a cash bar.
More details to come.

AMMThursday, January 18 - AMM Winter Lecture Series - The Ecological History of the Chesapeake Bay: The pre-Colonial and post-Colonial Chesapeake Bay
7 - 9 p.m., Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Avenue, Annapolis
Speaker: Grace Brush, Johns Hopkins University.
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climate stewards of greater annapolisThursday, January 18 - Climate Stewards of Greater Annapolis General Meeting
7 - 9 p.m., Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 Dubois Road, Annapolis
Come learn, discuss, and help plot the course of action on climate change and its implications for our lives and for the future.
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CBFSunday, January 21 - Oysters & Wine on the Eastern Shore
2 p.m., Eastern Shore Conservation Center, 114 South Washington Street, Easton
Hear from wine connoisseurs and representatives from three Eastern Shore aquaculture farms. $35 & advance registration is required.
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AMMThursday, January 25 - AMM Winter Lecture Series - The 35-Million-Year Geological History of the Bay: How an Extra-Terrestrial Event Created Today’s Chesapeake Bay
7 - 9 p.m., Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Avenue, Annapolis
Speaker: Jeff Watkins, JX3 Energy.
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Saturday, January 27 - Music of the Bay and Beyond: Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante in concert with Riverkeeper Jeff Holland and friends
8 – 11 p.m., Galesville Memorial Hall, 952 Main Street, Galesville
Proceeds will help the West & Rhode Riverkeeper keep the West and Rhode Rivers fishable, swimmable, crab-able and kayakable. Seating is limited and reservations are strongly suggested. Tickets are $20. Beer and wine will be served for a modest additional charge. The nearby Inn at Pirate’s Cove will offer pre-concert dinner specials.
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pop-up heritage 2018Tuesday, January 30 - Pop-Up Heritage 2018 - In the Face of the Flood: the County's Efforts to Mitigate the Loss of Cultural Resources
noon - 1 p.m., Chesapeake Room, Second Floor, 2664 Riva Road, Annapolis
Speaker: Anastasia Poulos, Archaeological Sites Planner, Cultural Resources Division, Anne Arundel County Planning & Zoning
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AMMThursday, February 1 - AMM Winter Lecture Series - The Ecology of Chesapeake Blue Crabs: The Strange and Wonderful Science of Blue Crabs
7 - 9 p.m., Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Avenue, Annapolis
Speaker: Dr. Anson “Tuck” Hines, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center.
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Tuesday, February 6 - Maryland Clean Energy Center 2018 Legislative Reception: Measuring Success - Energy, Economy & Environment
11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Governor Calvert House, 58 State Circle, Annapolis
Join leaders in industry, utility, government, finance, and environmental advocates along with key policy makers for annual event. ?Find out about the policies and regulations being addressed this session, with potential to impact measures of success for future growth of the energy sector.
Information & to register

greenscape 2018Tuesday, February 6 - GreenScape in Annapolis Information Meeting
6 p.m., Room 3, Pip Moyer Recreation Center, 273 Hilltop Lane, Annapolis
GreenScape is a city and community partnership investment of beautification, clean-up, and planting in public spaces throughout the City of Annapolis. Since 1991, hundreds of projects have been initiated and adopted by individuals, community groups and neighborhood associations. GreenScape takes place each spring with additional endeavors in the fall during the national Make a Difference Day, a national effort encouraging groups and individuals to volunteer in their community to improve the lives of others. (Note: Two organizational meetings will be held at the “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center in Meeting Room 3, on Tuesday, February 6, and Wednesday, March 7, both at 6 p.m. Plant material order forms are due at the second meeting.
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AMMThursday, February 8 - AMM Winter Lecture Series - Brook Trout in Maryland: Understanding Our Native Gem
7 - 9 p.m., Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Avenue, Annapolis
Speaker: Matt Snell, Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
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cape conservation corpsFriday, February 9 - Gardens Myths Busted, with Author Nancy Lawson
7 p.m., Cape St. Claire Clubhouse, 1223 River Bay Road, Annapolis
Author Nancy Lawson will discuss how to garden more humanely through the use of native plants, avoiding unintentional dangers to wildlife, creative ways to eliminate invasives, preserving nesting sites and resolving conflicts with nature, and her book, The Humane Gardener. Bring a beverge. A few nibbles will be available.
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AMMThursday, February 15 - AMM Winter Lecture Series - The 35th America’s Cup
7 - 9 p.m., Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Avenue, Annapolis
Speaker: Tucker Thompson
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SRATuesday, February 20 - SRA Education Series: Compliance vs. Non-Compliance
7 - 10 p.m., Union Jack's of Annapolis, 2072 Somerville Road, Annapolis
Richard Klein, with Community & Environment Defense Services, will discuss compliance issues in the Severn River watershed. Free. Food and drink available for purchase.
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AMMThursday, February 22 - AMM Winter Lecture Series - Baltimore's Own: USS Constellation, Flagship of the African Squadron
7 - 9 p.m., Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Avenue, Annapolis
Speaker: Chris Rowsom, Historic Ships in Baltimore.
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WSASaturday, February 24 - Wastershed Stewards Academy 7th Annual Conference
9 a.m., Northeast High School, 1121 Duball Highway, Pasadena
Registration opens January 2018
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restaurant weekSunday, February 25 - Saturday, March 3 - Annapolis Restaurant Week
Over 40 restaurants participating; two-course breakfast, $12.95; two-course lunch $15.95; three-course dinner $34.95. Visit a favorite or try a new place... Support our local restaurants!
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sierra club marylandMonday, February 26 - Maryland Sierra Club Lobby Night
time TBA, State Circle, Annapolis
An evening of lobbying the Maryland General Assembly on priority bills. Meetings with legislators will be set up for briefings on each Sierra Club issue. More information to come.
Informaiton and to sign up

AMMThursday, March 1 - AMM Winter Lecture Series - Teaching American History Through its Battlefields: The Importance of Saving Historic Sites as Outdoor Classrooms
7 - 9 p.m., Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Avenue, Annapolis
Speaker: O. James Lighthizer, Civil War Trust.
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greenscape 2018Wednesday, March 7 - GreenScape in Annapolis Information Meeting
6 p.m., Room 3, Pip Moyer Recreation Center, 273 Hilltop Lane, Annapolis
GreenScape is a city and community partnership investment of beautification, clean-up, and planting in public spaces throughout the City of Annapolis. Since 1991, hundreds of projects have been initiated and adopted by individuals, community groups and neighborhood associations. GreenScape takes place each spring with additional endeavors in the fall during the national Make a Difference Day, a national effort encouraging groups and individuals to volunteer in their community to improve the lives of others. Plant material order forms are due at this meeting.
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kayakerSaturday, March 10 - Sea Kayaking 101
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., West River Center, 5100 Chalk Point Road, West River
Registration is open for Chesapeake Paddlers Association’s annual SK101-Introduction to Sea Kayaking workshop. Twelve featured speakers will cover kayak design, paddling pointers, kayaking gear, places to paddle and transporting and storing your kayak. Area kayakers will share their tips and keys to success. Boats and gear will be on display. $30 fee provides breakfast, lunch and all the information you need to get ready for spring.
Information and required preregistration or contact Rick Leader, 410-310-6541

green drinks annapolishomestead gardensWednesday, March 14 - Green Drinks Annapolis
5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Homestead Gardens, 743 West Central Avenue, Davidsonville
SAVE THE DATE
Our annual visit to the beautiful garden, in bloom. More details to come.



SRATuesday, March 20 - SRA Education Series: How Power Plant Emissions Hurt the Severn River
7 - 10 p.m., Union Jack's of Annapolis, 2072 Somerville Road, Annapolis
Power plant emissions are a major source of the nitrogen pollution that harms the Severn River. How can citizens get relief? Free. Food and drink available for purchase.
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AMMSaturday, March 24 - AMM Oyster Roast & Sock Burning
afternoon hours, Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Avenue, Annapolis
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DACA Green ExpoSaturday, March 24 - Davidsonville Green Expo
10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Davidsonville Elementary School, 962 West Central Avenue, Davidsonville
Each March, in partnership with local businesses and environmental organizations, DACA hosts a Green Expo to increase awareness about environmental issues and highlight environmentally-friendly products, services and ideas. The Expo enables visitors to connect with watershed groups, and learn about energy-saving techniques and living more sustainably. Free children's activities, tree giveaways and more.
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SRFSaturday, March 24 - South River on the Half Shell
time TBA, Byzantium Event Center at Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 2747 Riva Road, Annapolis
14th Annual Live & Silent Auction
Information to come

green drinks annapolisSERCThursday, April 12 - Green Drinks Annapolis
5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, 647 Contees Wharf Road, Edgewater
SAVE THE DATE
More details to come.


SRATuesday, April 17 - SRA Education Series: Detecting Septic Tank Failures
7 - 10 p.m., Union Jack's of Annapolis, 2072 Somerville Road, Annapolis
Michael Gonsior, scientist at Chesapeake Bay Laboratory, will talk about detecting septic tank performance and failure. Free. Food and drink available for purchase.
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greenscape 2018Saturday, April 21 - GreenScape in Annapolis
generally 9 a.m. to noon, various locations all over Annapolis
GreenScape is a city and community partnership investment of beautification, clean-up, and planting in public spaces throughout the City of Annapolis. Since 1991, hundreds of projects have been initiated and adopted by individuals, community groups and neighborhood associations. GreenScape takes place each spring with additional endeavors in the fall during the national Make a Difference Day, a national effort encouraging groups and individuals to volunteer in their community to improve the lives of others. (Note: Two organizational meetings will be held at the “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center in Meeting Room 3, on Tuesday, February 6, and Wednesday, March 7, both at 6 p.m. Plant material order forms are due at the second meeting.
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SRATuesday, May 15 - SRA Education Series: Save Our Cliffs, Our Shorelines
7 - 10 p.m., Union Jack's of Annapolis, 2072 Somerville Road, Annapolis
Best way to save Severn River cliffs, beaches, shorelines and habitat? Living Shorelines provide the most cost-effective solutions. Free. Food and drink available for purchase.
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AMMsustainable seafood soireeSaturday, June 2 - AMM Sustainable Seafood Soiree
hours TBA, Annapolis Maritime Museum at Back Creek Nature Park, 7300 Edgewood Road, Annapolis
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Sunday - Saturday, June 3 - 9 - Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week
details to follow

greengiveTuesday, June 12 - GreenGive Kickoff
5 p.m., details coming
- read about last year's collaborative fundraising event


 

 

national drive electric weekSaturday - Sunday, September 8 - 16 - National Drive Electric Week
various events at various locations - Stay tuned for the date and location of the Annapolis Showcase, presented by Annapolis Green

AMMSaturday, September 15 - AMM's Boatyard Beach Bash
hours TBA, Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Avenue, Annapolis
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