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April 22, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich: ‘We Cannot Forget the Urgency of Climate Change’

County Executive Marc Elrich released the following statement commemorating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. As we mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in Montgomery County, we have a lot to be proud of, but we also understand that there is so much more to do. Montgomery County embraces environmental stewardship as a fundamental […]

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April 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for April 22 in Montgomery County

It is Wednesday, April 22, and it is Earth Day. It’s a great day to go outside and get fresh air, while following social distancing guidelines. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Earth Day Livestream: The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection is having an all-day livestream from 9 a.m. to […]

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April 21, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Montgomery County to Host Virtual Earth Day Celebration

The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection will be hosting an all day livestream event on Wednesday, April 22 in honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. The Earth Day livestream will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Facebook. The event will include 20 presenters for 17 live sessions, according to […]

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April 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 21 in Montgomery County

It is Tuesday, April 21, and it is National Kindergarten Day. The day honors Friedrich Wilhelm August Frobel (1782-1852), who started the first Kindergarten. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. The council will discuss legislation to provide more coronavirus […]

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April 22, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Environmental Outdoor Art Exhibition Hosted at Brookside Gardens

Montgomery Parks is hosting an environmental outdoor art exhibition at Brookside Gardens to shine a light on the impact consumption habits have on the natural environment. The exhibit was created by UpRooted Dance, and it features hundreds of plastic containers and bottles. The project was put in place to help bring awareness to the huge […]

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April 22, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Today is Earth Day. The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970. This 49-year-old tradition allows us to appreciate the environment in which we live. With climate change looming around us, we found some ways you can help reduce our county’s carbon footprint and celebrate Earth Day. Calculate your carbon footprint. Figure out […]

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April 2, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Earth Month Events Across Montgomery County

This month marks the 49th anniversary of “Earth Month,” a global campaign that stresses the importance of protecting the planet’s air, land and water. Events are scheduled throughout the month for Montgomery County residents to learn about and take part in preserving the environment. “Learn About Organic Lawn Care” at the Rock Creek Conservancy Office […]

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April 23, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 23 in Montgomery County

Happy Monday! Here are five things to know for Monday, April 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Awards Night: The Montgomery County Volunteer Center hands out its Montgomery Serves Awards at 6:30 p.m. at Imagination Stage in Bethesda. 2. Another Day Older …: The Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations Committee is examining the debt service in County Executive […]

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April 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 20 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here are five things to know for Friday, April 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Countryside Artisans Spring Tour: Spend a day in the country on a free, self-guided driving tour of artist studios and galleries through scenic Montgomery County. April 20 – 22, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day. 2. Local Writers Showcase: The […]

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April 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Day in the Life of Montgomery County 2017 Live Blog (VIDEO)

You can see all the #DITL photos, here. This is your source for the latest information about the 5th annual, “Day in the Life of Montgomery County,” an event which takes place for 24 hours on April 20th. Please like our @DITLMoCo Facebook and @DITL Instagram pages to view photos. Share your #ditl photos on […]

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