Category Archives: events

The Results from the GNDC Spring 2020 Survey.

Who have shown a ton of green activities in their home and their neighborhood (see report attached.), there are several actions that they are seeking to focus on/have GNDC provide resources about.

Sidewalk Foraging – Virtual Class

From Knowledge Commons DC – this Sunday at 1:00 pm: “Can’t find fresh greens in the supermarket? Trying to stretch your food budget? Looking to limit your exposure to stores? Worried about what you’ll eat during the Zombie Apocalypse? Foraging will help you on all four counts! In this virtual tutorial held via Instagram Live, […]
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One of our members was on NPR!

…as a guest on the Kojo Nnamdi Show.

Casey Trees seeks volunteers to help prune DC’s Cherry Trees at the Tidal Basin! June 22nd.

Isn’t that cool or what?

GNDC hosts a Petworth sidewalk cleanup, this Saturday, 9 am – 11:30 am!

Green Neighbors DC is calling all neighbors – or at least 20+ of us, for a New Hampshire and Illinois Avenues sidewalk cleanup, this Saturday, 9 am – 11:30 am. We just got permission from DC for this, we’ve arranged for trash bags and trash pickup, and the weather promises to be gorgeous that day. […]
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We’re hosting the Sherman Circle Social! April 28th, 4-5 pm.

Still on! The occasional rain ends at 3 pm. GNDC is looking forward to hosting the Sherman Circle Social.  We’ll have snacks and kids activities (sidewalk chalk, frisbees, and badminton (sortof)). And we’re brainstorming about eco-activities for the kids. Already, we know we’ll have some animal connect-the-dots, and worms in a compost bin. hmmm. The […]
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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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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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