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The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park is hosting an exhibit by local Annapolis photographer, Jay Fleming through 2018 with photos of seasoned watermen, scenic seascapes, weathered workboats and bay bounty — a true and complete depiction of life on the water. Information


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Thursday, Dec. 13 - Financing Urban Tree Canopy: A How-To for Chesapeake Communities Workshop
10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 777 North Capitol Street NE, Washington, DC
The workshop comes with the launch of a newly developed written guide for Chesapeake Bay communities by the University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center, the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, and the US Forest Service with support from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. All participants will receive a hard copy of this guide at the workshop. It is an opportunity to hear from and speak with experts and peers from across the Chesapeake Bay watershed on effective, transferable, and often novel approaches to leveraging existing resources or increasing access to funding for implementing urban tree canopy. Intended audience: Local government staff, elected officials, volunteer tree boards and/or commissions, and any other individuals or groups involved in urban tree canopy efforts in their community.
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green drinks holidayThursday, December 13 - Annapolis Green Holiday Open House
5:30 - 7:30 p.m., The Annapolis Green House, 92 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis
It's our gift to you: holiday cheer with Green twist. Come to our office and pick up your pre-ordered Christmas Crab Compost -- a great gift for a gardener -- or your yoga block made from recycled cork. Then shop and enjoy a festive evening on our beautiful Maryland Avenue.
Details to come.

midnight madnessThursday, December 13 - Midnight Madness II
6 p.m. - midnight, Downtown Annapolis
Join the Downtown Annapolis Partnership for a fun Historic Downtown Annapolis holiday shopping tradition. Stores along Main Street, West Street, Maryland Avenue, State Circle and Dock Street will be decorated with holiday decorations, trees, garland, snowflakes, bows and lights to create a Downtown Winter Wonderland. Come support our local businesses. When we Shop Local, we reinvest in our community and help our downtown businesses thrive.
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Thursday, December 13 - General Meeting & Discussion
7 - 9 p.m., Friends Meeting House, 351 Dubois Road, Annapolis
Come learn, discuss, and help plot the course of action on climate change and its implications for our lives and for the future. The business meeting will focus on climate change legislative priorities in light of the new county leadership and the upcoming state general assembly session. Phil Ateto from the Backbone Campaign will join us to lead a discussion about strategies to grow the local climate movement.
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maryland environmenal health networkMonday, December 17 - Transportation & Climate Webinar
noon - 1:30 p.m.
One of a series of briefings from the Maryland Environmental Health Network.
To register

Monday, Dec. 17 - Main Street Green Infrastructure Conceptual Plan
6 - 8 p.m., Pip Moyer Recreation Center, 273 Hilltop Lane, Annapolis
The City of Annapolis Office of Environmental Policy received a $15,000 grant award through the Chesapeake Bay Trust to produce a conceptual plan that incorporates green infrastructure practices into historic downtown Annapolis. This area of the City lacks sufficient treatment of stormwater that flows directly into Spa Creek, and suffers from the urban heat island effect in the summer due to the lack of green space and trees. The City has hired local landscape architecture firm Campion Hruby to produce a conceptual plan. Public input will be incorporated into the plan through three public meetings; this is the first.
Information: Contact Brian Adams, City of Annapolis Urban Forester

magothy river associationWednesday, December 19 - Magothy River Association Meeting
7:30 p.m., Berrywood Community Clubhouse, 2nd Floor, Intersection of Berrywood & Hartman Drives, Severna Park
Check MRA's Facebook Page for up-to-date announcements and other timely information about meetings.
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2019


Wednesday, January 9 - 2019 Maryland Legislative Session Begins

green drinks holidaySAVE THE DATE!
Wednesday, January 23 - Green Drinks Annapolis
5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Annapolis Market House
Details to come.

south river federationThursday, May 9, 2019 - South River Federation South River on the Half Shell
Time TBD, Historic London Town & Gardens Information
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national drive electric week
Saturday - Sunday, September 14 - 22 - National Drive Electric Week

Various events at various locations throughout the country, including in Maryland.
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SemaConnectSaturday, September 14 - National Drive Electric Week Annapolis Showcase
11 a.m. - 5 p.m., City Dock, Annapolis
Come to the historic Annapolis harbor and learn about the fun and environmental benefits of driving electric. Presented by Annapolis Green. Come talk to enthusiastic owners of all types of electric vehicles and go for a ride! There will be seminars on various related topics. The showcase is free and open to the public.
If you have an EV and would like to share your experiences, please register by clicking here.
Details to come.

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