Help Us Save Our Park

Lois asked me to share the following. I’m a little bit behind on it, so don’t waste time, please, if you want to sign the petition Greetings, I am part of the Foxhall neighborhood that is trying to save our Recreational Park in DC.The DC Councilmember, Mary Cheh, has decided to build a school on […]
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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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A quick, virtual GNDC Meeting this Sunday! 6 pm

Hello all,  Despite it being Father’s day this Sunday, we want to have a short meeting for updates and quick decisions. Also, as we’re having our booth at the Petworth Community Market this Saturday and some of us will be working (pardon me, having great fun there!!), we’ll keep it all sweet and short.  We’ve […]
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We’ve launched the DPR Garden Tool Share site online – and in person!

Green Neighbors DC is supporting DPR’s previously little known Garden Tool Share Program , located at 14th and Taylor NW, to make it far more known and more broadly useful. They actually have a ton of garden tools: rakes, weed-whackers, hedge trimmers, shovels, bee equipment, and composters. They also have solar ovens, a shop vac, paper shredders, […]
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GNDC Meeting, tonight, 6:00 – 7:30 pm. The DPR Tool library, DC Enviro Groups – and more!

Happy warm weather! Did you know that when I first moved to DC almost 30 years ago, the average number of days with 95+deg days was 4? It is now 9. In 2040 it will be roughly 45. So let’s do something about this. Join us for some excellent planning of events, activities, content development, […]
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Intersections of Environmentalism: Youth and Justice

Environmental catastrophe does not discriminate among its victims— but our neglect to properly address climate change and how it will affect those most vulnerable will create overwhelming disparities. Over the last few decades, the issues caused by climate change have become more apparent and less deniable. For many concerned, threats to natural entities such as […]
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Youth Environmental Organizations in the District

And another great factsheet by our new intern Peter Martin! (See our Active Environmental Justice Groups in DC factsheet here). This list of youth groups comes in both a long and a short format – the better to spread the news with. Peter chatted with a number of folks about potential organizations to list, but […]
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Environmental Justice Groups in DC

So many wonderful people live in DC who want to help solve environmental justice issues here at home and bring equity – and safety – to others. This is a list our great new intern Peter Martin has put together of environmental justice groups focused on DC that are open to members. From homegrown, neighborhood […]
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WIN-TV interviews GNDC tomorrow!

We’ll talk about climate change’s potential (probable) impacts on DC, and some of what we do at GNDC to help make DC, well, green.

Did You Know – DC has a TOOL LIBRARY?!

Need to borrow a keyhole saw? How about a paper shredder? Hedge trimmers, shovels, soil-testing kits, a ladder, wheelbarrows, some ….