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Farmers' Markets

Anne Arundel County Farmers' Market
Saturdays through Dec. 20

7 a.m. - noon
Riva Road at Harry Truman Parkway, Annapolis | Info

sercNature Programs for children
at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

art corner

cartoon by Brad Knopf
cartoon by Brad Knopf

2014

may

living green in annapolis logoWednesday, Dec. 24 & Dec. 31 - Living Green in Annapolis on WNAV
6 - 7 p.m., WNAV 1430AM, 99.9FM in the City, and streaming on wnav.com
Living Green is on holiday leave until January 7. 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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2015

living green in annapolis logoWednesday, Jan. 7 - 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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living green in annapolis logoWednesday, Jan. 7 - 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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Tuesday - Wednesday, Jan. 13 - 14 - Growth & the Future of the Chesapeake Bay
Hood College, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick
Can the money that’s been spent on bay and river restoration deliver fishable, swimmable waters in the face of a human population, 17 million strong and growing, that consumes ever more land, energy, and resources? Can there be frank talks about the real costs of growth among policymakers? Are there models for thriving communities that do not rely on continuously increasing levels of consumption? The conference includes guest speakers as well as panel discussions involving local leaders, scientists, and others who will discuss the regional impacts of growth, potential policies, and future opportunities.
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living green in annapolis logoWednesday, Jan. 14 - Living Green in Annapolis on WNAV
6 - 7 p.m., WNAV 1430AM, 99.9FM in the City, and streaming on wnav.com
"Ninety Years of World-Class Science," with guest Dr. Donald Boesch,Professor of Marine Science and President of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. 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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Thursday, Jan. 15 - How Citizen Participation Can Improve Development
7 - 9 p.m., Room 100, CALT, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold Campus
Find out how to get involved from the beginning to the end of proposed developments. Learn about the legal requirements for development. Become aware of legal tools citizens can use to influence decisions. Sponsored by the Chesapeake Legal Alliance and the Magothy River Association.
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living green in annapolis logoWednesday, Jan. 21 - 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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Thursday, Jan. 22 - Mega Ships are Coming: Challenges and Growth Strategies for the Port of Baltimore
7 - 8:30 p.m., Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis
Presenter: Charles H. White Jr., Port Commissioner, Maryland Port Administration, Port of Baltimore
Topics: Short history of Baltimore City centered on its port; Facts about the Port of Baltimore's economic impact related to Panama Canal widening; The business case for mega ships; Challenges and opportunities for all of America's ports.
Lectures are $10; free for AMM Members at First Mate level and above
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living green in annapolis logoWednesday, Jan. 28 - 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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Thursday - Saturday, Jan. 29 - 31 - New Partners for Smart Growth Conference
Hilton Baltimore Hotel, 401 West Pratt Street, Baltimore
Practical Tools and Innovative Strategies for Creating Great Communities, presented by the Local Government Commission focusing on helping communities build safe, healthy, equitable and prosperous communities.
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Thursday, Feb. 12 - The Modern Chesapeake Waterman: Sustaining a Way of Life from Resources of the Bay
7 - 8:30 p.m., Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis
Presenter: Jay P. Fleming, Freelance Photographer and Maryland Seafood Marketing Assistant
Topics: A photographic story of what's really going on in the seafood industry; Economics and the environment are driving changes in the industry; A variety of fisheries offer a livelihood for waterman and those in the seafood processing industry; The seafood industry is changing, not vanishing.
Lectures are $10; free for AMM Members at First Mate level and above
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Thursday, Feb. 19 - Flowers to Honey: Just How Cool is the Honey Bee?
7 - 8:30 p.m., Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis
Presenter: Edwin R. Berkinshaw, DDS, MS/Board Certified Orthodontist, Beekeeper for more than 25 years, Annapolis Maritime Museum Board Member.
Topics: Flower to honey cycle; ; The amazing story of what bees are able to do; Democratic decision making environmental impact; Colony behavior as a single organism; Structurally optimized honeycomb; Methods of navigation.
Lectures are $10; free for AMM Members at First Mate level and above
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Monday, Feb. 23 - Sunday, March 1 - Annapolis Restaurant Week
details coming soon

Thursday, Feb. 26 - The Living Breathing Ocean: Perspectives from NASA's Color Satellites
7 - 8:30 p.m., Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis
Presenter: Sergio R. Signorini, Oceanographer, Ocean Carbon Cycle and Biogeochemistry, NASA CSFC & SAIC
Topics: Overview of NASA ocean color satellites: spacecraft and onboard sensors, command and data acquisition systems, data processing, storage and distribution; Ocean data applications in a nutshell: carbon cycle and the importance of marine phytopankton, climate variability (i.e., El Niño), red tides (harmful algal blooms) and climate extremes
A satellite 10-year animation of our living, breathing planet.
Lectures are $10; free for AMM Members at First Mate level and above
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Thursday, March 5 - Lecture: Launching Barren Island Oysters: New York Photographer to Oyster Aquaculturist
7 - 8:30 p.m., Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis
Presenter: Timothy Devine, Owner, Barren Island Osyters
Topics: Personal journey from successful commercial photography to oyster production; Details of sustainable aquaculture techniques for oyster production in open waters of the Bay; Oyster growing process from nursery upwelled to open Bay to harvesting; Oysters as a sustainable choice versus other seafood.
Lectures are $10; free for AMM Members at First Mate level and above
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Saturday, March 7 - William Cullina Speake on the Botany of Design
time & location TBA
Unity Gardens presents renowned author and speaker William "Bill" Cullina for this talk on the thorny subject of garden design in a fun and innovative way, exploring ways to create more satisfying designs without breaking the budget, looking at life beyond the color wheel and the importance of healthy soil and revealing some of his best horticultural secrets while weaving together aesthetics, psychology, botany & ecology into a fascinating one-hour ride for all.
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