Author Archives: Adventurer

GNDC Meeting Monday, April 8th (Empanada Day), 6:30 – 8:00 pm, in Petworth in NW DC.

So our next meeting is April 8th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm at a member’s house: 3928 Illinois Ave NW, near the corner of 4th and Shepherd NW. Lisa has graciously opened up her house for us as several meeting places within Petworth were already booked. Join us to organize a great set of spring and […]
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Next GNDC meeting is April 8th, which, coincidentally, is National Empanada Day.

The current Green Neighbors DC leaders are just too exhausted from the work grind, proposal deadlines, and overtime to pull together a March meeting this month, especially as it would be the last minute! (Btw, we are looking for some folks who might be interested in helping us manage this group. It is way more […]
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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…