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Designing Your Garden

Designing Your Garden

At the onset, some reading up may be required to investigate what plants you most desire to grow. Now, this planning is not to be confused with Landscape Design Planning, another subject for another time. Just the same, there are variations in the many different possibilities one can grow in a garden, and I refer [Continue]

Why Manage Your Forest?

Sustainable forest stewardship begins with you. You are entrusted with the well-being of a valuable asset – your forested land. You, and other individuals like you, own 9.7 million acres (61 percent) of the productive forestland in Maryland area. There are many benefits of forest management. Many of these benefits not only accrue to the [Continue]

Top Five Energy Efficiency Apps

Did you know your smartphone can be a thermostat? Energy cost is one of the biggest monthly expenses for American households. The first step to lower monthly bills is measuring energy consumption– but in the season of food, family and festivals, who has the time to track how long the lights are on? Save energy [Continue]

Maryland Residents Sought for Environmental Education Program

Seeking Participants for New LIFE Class that Begins in January 2018 The Legacy Institute for the Environment (LIFE) is seeking Maryland residents who are interested in learning more about environmental education,restoration, protection, and research programs, and who would like to help environmental nonprofit organizations in their stewardship activities. Our 2018 Institute offers an opportunity for [Continue]

Maryland Announces Recipients for the Value Added Producer Grant Program

Annapolis. The Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corporation (MARBIDCO) announced today the recipients of a total of $195,500 in grant award investments that will help a number of agricultural businesses with implementing value-added projects located in ten counties around Maryland. Out of nineteen project requests that were submitted in a competitive process, thirteen were [Continue]

Honey Bees find new home on Baltimore Green Roof

BALTIMORE, MD. – Tucked into Baltimore’s eastern warehouse district something new is growing. Lead by Green Roof Service and ADI Architecture and Design Inc. the former icehouse of Resource Conservation Technology welcomed one of the regions first Honey Bee oriented green roofs.

More than 15,000 lbs of trash removed from Deep Run Watershed

Jon Merryman

Jon Merryman is a usability engineer, training developer, and “Go Green Coordinator” at Lockheed Martin in Hanover. But when he is not at his day job, you can often find him walking along the banks of Deep Run on the Howard-Anne Arundel county line. Jon is a volunteer stream watcher for the Patapsco Heritage Greenway, [Continue]