Tag Archives: Washington DC

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

Isn’t that cool or what?

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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Next GNDC meeting is April 8th, which, coincidentally, is National Empanada Day.

The current Green Neighbors DC leaders are just too exhausted from the work grind, proposal deadlines, and overtime to pull together a March meeting this month, especially as it would be the last minute! (Btw, we are looking for some folks who might be interested in helping us manage this group. It is way more […]
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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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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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GNDC provides Small Electronics Recycling

If you have small electronics, and prefer a leisurely neighborhood walk instead of driving to Fort Totten, one of our members is now offering front porch electronics drop-off. Annette is renovating her house, and often drives by Fort Totten on her way to Community Forklift.  She is more than happy to take small electronics, even […]
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Late Notice – GNDC meets this Thursday! Ruta del Vino, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

So sorry for the late notice, two of us have been out sick! (but are well now.) So we postponed Monday’s meeting to Thursday. Green Neighbors will meet on Thursday 10/25 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm – at Ruta del Vino, 800 N. Upshur Street (https://rutadelvinodc.com/), in their side room. We will be making plans […]
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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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Recycling in the DC Area – and other Resources

Hi all,  Our Resources Page has been updated, so check it out when you can. And as part of the latest resource we’ve put together, here is a flyer about recycling in the DC Area – what can you recycle – and where.  Hope you can make use of it! GNDC Flyer – Area recycling […]
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