The Maryland Climate Coalition is holding the Prince George’s County kick-off meeting on Nov 17 at the Suitland Community Center. It will run from 6 – 7:30 p.m. The Coalition wants to have legislation passed that will double Maryland’s goals for wind and solar power by 2025. To learn more, contact Brooke Harper at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Retrofit Baltimore is holding a Solar Co-op Info Session on Nov 17 at the 29th Street Community Center. It will run 7 – 8:30 p.m. Neighbors in Baltimore are forming a co-op to buy solar power as a group and therefore get a discount of 30% off the cost of solar power. Members will also have the support of the co-op throughout the installation process. To learn more, contact Shannon Darrow at (410) 929-6176 or email@example.com.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is offering a talk, Bringing Back the Bay’s Oysters: Accelerating Progress, on Nov 17 at the Talbot County Free Library. The hours are 5:30 – 7 p.m. CBF Fisheries Scientist Bill Goldsborough will describe the latest in oyster restoration and how it will help the Chesapeake Bay. For more information, contact Hilary Gibson at hgibson@cbforg.
The National Aquarium seeks volunteers for a forest buffer restoration at the Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge in Rock Hall on Nov 18. Participants will plant native trees. Volunteers must be at least 10 years old, and anybody under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. To learn more, call (410) 576-1014 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Baltimore Center for Green Careers will be holding an information session on Nov 18. It will run 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Visitors will learn about the training options available for citizens of Baltimore City seeking green careers. Currently, the choices are brownsfield training, for people cleaning up industrial waste, and energy retrofit installer, for people making older buildings more energy efficient. For more information, call (410) 929-6120.
The Maryland Climate Coalition is holding the Baltimore County kick-off meeting on Nov 19 at St. Mary’s Church. It will run from 6 – 7:30 p.m. The Coalition wants to have legislation passed that will double Maryland’s goals for wind and solar power by 2025. To learn more, contact Brooke Harper at email@example.com.
The Irvine Nature Center is offering Bugs & Bourbon on Nov 20. The hours are 6:30 – 9 p.m. Professor Michael Raupp will give a talk about insects and their impact on the local ecosystem. Topics will include pollination, invasive species, and the importance of diversity for sustainability. There will be a catered dinner. Tickets cost $30.00 per member and $40.00 per non-member. For more information, visit www.explorenature.org or call (443) 738-9200.