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GreenGive

GreenGiveThe GreenGive is a local, environmentally-focused, 24-hour online initiative designed to both raise funds and expand residents’ and businesses’ engagement with local environmental organizations, issues, projects and actions.

On July 21-22, 2020, we invite the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County community to join with us to support clean water in our own communities. Through an interactive online platform, individuals and businesses will be invited to invest in clean water by donating to any of the GreenGive partners:

Pick More Than One! All ten GreenGive partners are part of a force for the Greener Good in Anne Arundel County.

Funds raised through the GreenGive will be used by the ten GreenGive partners to invest in actions that have a tangible impact on our own local waterways and quality of life. Every dollar raised will be turned into projects and programs that really do make a difference right here in Anne Arundel County. In a time when federal support and leadership is uncertain at best, we know that the fate of our local environment is in our own hands.

We all love our Chesapeake Bay and consider it a national treasure. GreenGive organizations intend to make sure that the waterways that feed into the Bay are clean and ready for fishing, crabbing, swimming and boating. There is no better legacy we can leave the next generation.

More about the Green Give.

Invasive Species Q&A

bud reevesJoin the Watershed Stewards Academy’s Tree Troopers for an Invasive Species Q&A via Google Meet featuring Bud Reaves, Anne Arundel County Forester, and Craig Highfield, the Director of Forest Programs for the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay.

They will discuss invasive plant species, how they affect our forest canopy, and how to properly control them. In preparation for the conversation, review these great resources that the Anne Arundel County Weed Resistance put together for Class 12 Steward Candidates: Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4

To join, please RSVP to Alyssa Brummitt: cont-abrummitt@aacps.org.

GreenGiveThe GreenGive is a local, environmentally-focused, online initiative designed to both raise funds and expand residents’ and businesses’ engagement with local environmental organizations, issues, projects and actions.

On May 12-13, 2020, we invite the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County community to join with us to support clean water in our own communities. Through an interactive online platform, individuals and businesses are invited to invest in clean water by donating to any of the 2020 GreenGive partners listed below.

  • Annapolis Green
  • Arundel Rivers Federation
  • Clear Shark H2O
  • Friends of Jug Bay
  • Scenic Rivers Land Trust
  • Severn Riverkeeper
  • Spa Creek Conservancy
  • St. Luke’s Restoration of Nature
  • Unity Gardens
  • Watershed Stewards Academy

More information to come. Read about last year’s GreenGive.

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Anne Arundel Celebrates Earth Day!

GreenGive

Join the GreenGive organizations — Annapolis Green, Arundel Rivers Federation, ClearShark H2O, Friends of Jug Bay, Scenic Rivers Land Trust, Severn River Association, Severn Riverkeeper, Spa Creek Conservancy, St. Luke’s Restoration of Nature, Unity Gardens, Watershed Stewards Academy, (entries in green) — as we collaborate with local environmental partners — Maryland Hall, Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center, Anne Arundel County Watershed Protection and Restoration Program, National Aquarium, Annapolis Maritime Museum (entries in blue) — to celebrate Earth Day through the end of April! Even while social distancing, there are many ways to make your celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day informative and fun! Read on!

Living Shorelines Workshop

living shorelineanne arundel county watershed stewards academyDuring this interactive evening, Watershed Stewards and property owners will explore the benefits and functions of living shorelines, as well as the process of installing this practice from design to maintenance. Weather permitting, the class will include a tour of the new living shoreline at Arlington Echo.

Information and to register

anne arundel county watershed stewards academyAnne Arundel Watershed Stewards Academy is a great opportunity to learn how to solve environmental problems in your community and find a local network of energized leaders. WSA’s hands-on, research-based certification course gives Stewards the tools to implement change in their communities, turning knowledge into action.

Want to get off the sidelines and make a real change? Master Watershed Stewards serve Anne Arundel County communities by installing landscape projects that reduce pollution and organizing campaigns to encourage habits that make a difference. Collectively, these community-based actions reduce pollution at its source and improve the health of the entire Chesapeake Bay.

You don’t have to be an expert, WSA will show you the way!

Register for a free information session.

Dates of all Information Sessions:
August 13, August 24, August 29, September 10

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