Maryland Chapter Blog
We are at a tipping point in the fight to halt climate change.
Clean energy is becoming cheaper than dirty fuels, but policymakers in the US and around the world continue to keep us chained to coal, fracking, dirty oil and nuclear power. We need to inspire with real solutions to reduce climate pollution.
That’s why a broad coalition of over 100 (and counting) different organizations are coming together on September 21st in New York before the UN Climate Summit with the goal of having 250,000 people marching together to show both solidarity and to reignite the environmental movement at a critical time.
This is the People’s Climate March.Read more
The developers of Crystal Spring, facing major public opposition to their plans, said in June they were trimming back the development, but a close look at their “new” plan revealed little in the way of changes.Read more
Attend the People's Climate March with the Maryland Sierra Club
New York City Sunday, September 21, 2014Read more
As chair of the Anne Arundel Group's Storm Water Management program, I am currently working with Claudia Friedetzky, who is the Conservation Representative of the MD Chapter of the Sierra Club. The goal is for the Sierra Club to be able to provide input to AA County (and, ultimately, to the State) in furthering its Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP).Read more
Two of the three legislative and county council candidates endorsed by the Anne Arundel Sierra Club won their party’s nomination in contested races on primary election day, June 24.
House Speaker Mike Busch, District 30A, was the overwhelming top vote-getter in a field of seven Democrats looking for a slot on the November general election ballot. Mitchelle Stephenson was the top Democratic votegetter in District 30.Read more
Where does it all go?
If you’ve ever asked yourself this question, you may want to register for one or more of the upcoming zero-waste tours organized by the executive committee of the Prince George’s Sierra Club. Between mid-August and mid-October, members will have an opportunity to find out where “it”—our trash, wastewater, recycling and yard waste—goes.
Registration is required due to space limitations. To register and get more information about these educational tours, see below.
Janis Oppelt, PGSC membership chairRead more
On Sunday, July 13th, I joined over a thousand people at our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., to protest the proposed Dominion Cove Point Liquid Natural Gas Export Facility in Lusby, MD.
by Omar Torres
On June 28th I had the pleasure of hiking along Parkers Creek at the American Chestnut Land Trust North Side Trail in Calvert County, Maryland. Upon arrival, the Stewardship Outing interns were introduced to Bob Boxwell, the leader of the event, along with Marc Imlay, a conservation biologist. Bob Boxwell led the hike for most of the way on extensive trails filled with a diversity of plants. The path was a rugged terrain but was still nice for hiking on.Read more