Category Archives: events

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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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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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…

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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Green Neighbors DC gives testimony on B22-904, the Clean Energy Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018, for the DC City Council

Last month, the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) invited Green Neighbors DC to present testimony on the proposed Clean Energy Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018, put forward by Councilmember Mary Cheh for the DC City Council, and they helped organize our inclusion in the process.  Annette Olson, a GNDC member since 2014, presented the testimony […]
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Food Recovery Week

From the DC Food Recovery Working Group: DC Food Recovery Week – October 13-20, 2012. Looking to up your sustainable cooking game, learn more about composting or otherwise help fight food waste in the DC region? Check out DC Food Recovery Week! From Oct. 13 to 20, cooking classes, compost trainings, networking events and restaurant […]
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Fall is here, with Events in the DC Area

Labor Day is past, and now all sorts of environmental events are popping up.  Here’s a sample. Rise for the Climate, Saturday and Sunday, September 8-9, 2018, Rockville, MD.  National Drive Electric Week exhibit – September 8-16th, on the National Mall. Climate First holds protests monthly against Wells Fargo, with protests happening on September 14 […]
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A Summer Clothing Swap and Repair Event

The Sustainability team at Optoro, a tech start-up working in reverse logistics based in DC, is hosting a public Summer Swap Shop on Friday, August 17 from 2:00-6:00 PM at Wunder Garten (1101 First St NE), and Green Neighbor folks were specifically invited. The event will bring together people from the DC community to “trade […]
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