Category Archives: DC Green Info

GNDC Tours the Anacostia River by Boat – Spots Open – July 22nd and Aug 12th!

UPDATE: Both boats are full – but we are starting a waiting list for July 22nd (Friday’s) – we think we can also squeeze in 2 more people. August’s tour is now full with a waiting lists. —– Pick a Date!: Tour 1: Friday, July 22nd at 2-4 PM for 18 people    Tour 2: Friday, August 12th at […]
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“Green neighbors” have their own HAPPY HOUR!!

Green Neighbors DC is getting together for their quarterly happy hour tomorrow at St. Vincent’s Wine Garden. Sorry for the late notice, but we’ve been busy setting up DC’s Tool Share for the season, and now we can relax and mingle with fellow folks who are green inside and out – or who want to […]
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The Tool Library’s Open House! This Saturday, 10-3 pm, 1390 Taylor ST NW

GNDC’s been refurbishing DC’s tool library (not quite finished, but close), adding some great tools through donations, and getting ready for a productive spring through winter!  Come check it out this Saturday: See the garden, construction, camping, and house tools that can be checked out for free, one week at a time. See three solar […]
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Free Metro, The Time is Now! GNDC Webinar, Monday, January 31, 7:30 pm

Hear about DC Councilmember Charles Allen’s bill (B23-0698) to give a $100/month credit for DC residents on their metro cards, which, once passed, will be a major step toward free public transit in DC via Metro.  Panelists will discuss this bill, which will increase people’s ability to use Metro, especially those folks most in need. […]
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Last Call for the Tool Library, and GNDC Happy Hour tonight!

Should have posted this sooner, but we’re having our pre-Thanksigiving and other holidays celebration tonight at Midlands Beer Garden (address below). When we chose this place last week, it was 70 degrees outside; it’s a little chillier today, but luckily, we also reserved an inside table. As far as I know, we’re all vaccinated, some […]
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The Next Big Thing – regarding Climate Change in DC

Hello everyone who’s green in the District! There is a great conference happening this week, starting today (at 2 pm), that is all about how “The Next Big” thing to deal with in DC, bad and good, regarding climate change.  The full schedule is below, (the first talk is at 2 pm about whether Net-Zero […]
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November last month open for the tool library til spring. Get stuff now!

Fall tidying is here. Although it’s a good thing to leave pile of leaves for wintering native bees, some of you may want to rake those leaves into those piles, instead of carrying them by hand. And, if you’ve been waiting for cooler weather to do outside construction projects, now is the time! Circular saws, […]
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First tour full – 2nd tour added: Anacostia River Tour, August 29th, 12:30 – 1:30 pm

We are organizing this boat tour (now tours!) of the impactful, beautiful Anacostia River, conducted by Anacostia Riverkeepers, for any interested resident.  And, yes, the river is very beautiful once you get away from the downtown dock, and it’s very peaceful – but also environmentally historic. The Riverkeeper who will be leading the tour will tell us […]
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A Case for Supporting and Growing our Tool Library in Washington, DC

Note: GNDC is holding a Tour of the Tools Saturday, the 26th, of DPR’s Garden Tool Share, at 1380 Taylor ST NW, 10 – 2 pm. Taylor ST is being worked on, so parking on 14th St is best. In 2006, the Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI) in Nairobi, Kenya, began working with residents of the […]
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GNDC at Petworth Community Market tomorrow — stop by!

GNDC will be at the Petworth Community Market tomorrow – having a table topped with tools!  Come by and chat and learn about DC’s relaunched tool library (we’re giving tours next Saturday, the 26th, 14th and Taylor). We’ll also have info about rain barrels and rain gardens, green roofs, lead in our water, DC environmental […]
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