Petworth clean-up at the park, Sat, 10:100 am.

Please join me and other members of the community to pick up liter and trash at the triangle area near where the farmers market takes place: this Saturday March 23rd at 10 am; between 9th and Georgia and Taylor and Upshur. I will have gloves and bags and a few tools, but feel free to […]
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In One Week! Learn about DC nature, its wildlife, and us. Talk at the Petworth Library, 7 pm, February 25th.

GNDC Guest Speaker: Stella Tarnay, Capital Nature and Biophilic DC, February 25th, 7 pm, Petworth Library Meeting Room, 4200 Kansas Avenue.Stella Tarnay is the Executive Director of Capital Nature, as well as the co-founder of Biophilic DC and a Master Naturalist. She will speak about how these organizations have been bringing people into a relationship […]
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Ring in Spring as a DOEE FrogWatch Citizen Scientist!

From DOEE: Did you know up to 14 species of frogs and toads may be found in the District of Columbia and that each can be recognized by unique calls made during the spring and summer? You can learn more about your amphibian neighbors and contribute to conservation in your community by becoming a DOEE […]
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Thank you, and next up – Wildlife in DC, Speaker S. Tarney, Feb 25th, Petworth Library 7:00 pm.

Thanks to all who were able to donate for our yearly fundraiser for fighting climate change – the Polar Bear Plunge! We raised $1160, $1000 of which will go to the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN); we’ll be voting soon to decide whether we keep the $160 for Green Neighbor Actions, or add it to […]
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We survived the Polar Bear Plunge! (and you can still donate.)

Catherine, Becca and her husband David, and Fritz – our GNDC freeze-ready reps, jumped in the Potomac River at the National Harbor on Saturday, cheered on by a roaring, shivering crowd. (I, Annette, just was there as a late cheerleader, with hot chocolate, which I wound up drinking all myself.) Afterwards, our jumpers were cold, […]
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Green Neighbors DC will do the Polar Bear Plunge! Jan. 26th, National Harbor

GNDC is plunging into the Potomac during the CCAN Polar Bear Plunge!  January 26th, National Harbor. The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) every year holds the Polar Bear Plunge into the icy (usually) Potomac. And each year (since 2014) we in GNDC gather folks to plunge in to raise money for CCAN and GNDC. Come […]
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Reminder – GNDC Meeting Monday, Jan. 14th, 6:30 – 8 pm, at 4201 Geogia Ave, 3rd floor.

SNOW UPDATE: WE ARE STILL ON FOR TONIGHT!  But we had to move locations.  Just a few doors down at 4201 Georgia Ave. Again Happy New Year Everyone – and the Planet! Let’s get started on a year taking care of our home. Green Neighbors DC has lots of events and actions planned for the […]
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The Runaway Train of Deregulation in the U.S. and Canada

Volatile crude oil shipments by rail are now two to three times what they were in 2013, increasing the likelihood of disasters…

Green Neighbors DC meets Monday, January 14th, 6:30 – 8 pm, the Reading Room, DC

Hey all. Happy New Year! Green Neighbors DC has lots of events and actions planned for the spring of 2019 – and that’s just the spring. Come join in our planning meetings every third Monday, starting January 14th, 6:30 pm, in the Petworth Citizen’s Reading Room, 829 Upshur Street, NW. Also – heads up, in […]
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Showing of a climate change film: “High Tide in Dorchester,” Thursday, Dec 13th, 6:30 pm, Women’s National Democratic Club.

The Sierra  Club has forwarded us an invitation to share of a showing of “High Tide in Dorchester”, an impactful film on the impact of climate change, particularly sea level rise, on the residents of a historic Eastern Shore (Maryland) community.  It is being shown this Thursday, Dec. 13th, by the filmmaker Sandy Cannon-Brown, at […]
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