Tag Archives: Green Neighbors DC

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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GNDC is working on a tool-share! Virtual Meeting 6 pm Sunday, Nov 22nd.

For those who keep track, our GNDC meeting is a week later than normal due to a conflict and so as to follow up on some research leads regarding our new priority – creating community resilience via building community resources – starting with tool libraries. Tool libraries are so you can check out tools you […]
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One of our members was on NPR!

…as a guest on the Kojo Nnamdi Show.

GNDC Meeting Monday, April 8th (Empanada Day), 6:30 – 8:00 pm, in Petworth in NW DC.

So our next meeting is April 8th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm at a member’s house: 3928 Illinois Ave NW, near the corner of 4th and Shepherd NW. Lisa has graciously opened up her house for us as several meeting places within Petworth were already booked. Join us to organize a great set of spring and […]
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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 meets Monday, January 14th, 6:30 – 8 pm, the Reading Room, DC

Hey all. Happy New Year! Green Neighbors DC has lots of events and actions planned for the spring of 2019 – and that’s just the spring. Come join in our planning meetings every third Monday, starting January 14th, 6:30 pm, in the Petworth Citizen’s Reading Room, 829 Upshur Street, NW. Also – heads up, in […]
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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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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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Green Neighbors DC will meet Monday, March 19th, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, Petworth Library

Hi all, We’ll meet Monday, March 19th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, at the Petworth Library, which is at 4200 Kansas Avenue NW.  The meeting room is downstairs in the conference room. We will be planning a spring event that we will announce once it is finalized. We are also looking for new members to […]
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