Tag Archives: environment

Freezing Fun in the New Year, and other news

So much is happening in the New Year that we’re excited to start off our planning meeting this coming Sunday at 6 – 7:30 p.m.  Please, join us if you can.  We’ll be discussing the Polar Bear plunge fundraising (more below!), plus the survey results on what GNDC should prioritize, the Tool Library and its […]
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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 whose 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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Free Public Transportation, the Time is Now!

As a DC resident for the last 50 years, I recall in the 1980s Fred Hechinger, a prominent DC business leader with his legacy….

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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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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Streetlights and Birds – Testify on the 26th!

Hello from DarkSky.org, The DC Department of Transportation (DDOT) plans to replace all of the District’s 75,000 streetlights with new LED lights. While LEDs are more energy-efficient than older lights, DDOT’s plan calls for the use of new lights that are far too bright – much, much brighter than what is set out in national […]
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GNDC Meeting the 28th and July Events!

Wanted to give everyone a heads up of great opportunities to learn and participate in greening DC through July, especially….we are giving our first online webinar and our first podcast next month! Since we can’t support public speaking at the moment due to Covid-19, we’ve gone online, and have planned out coverage over the summer […]
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GNDC Meeting March 15th, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Homestead Restaurant, Petworth, DC. and Online

Just a reminder of our GNDC meeting this coming Sunday. (GNDC meetings are the third Sunday of every month.) Thank you to Homestead restaurant for being enthusiastic about hosting our meetings, in the back room on the main floor. Homestead is at 3911 Georgia Avenue, NW, DC. And we’ve also made it available online! Agenda […]
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