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Earth Day

A collection of news and information related to Earth Day published by this site and its partners.

Top Earth Day Articles

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  • Exercise outside for Earth Day

    Exercise outside for Earth Day
    Earth Day has become more than a day where Americans clean parks and plant trees or flowers. The American Council on Exercise is using it as a day to promote outdoor activity. They are using it as a day to encourage people to trade the treadmill for a...
  • Linton Springs Elementary parent honored for blazing a path for school's Green Team

    Anna Letaw, a parent volunteer at Linton Springs Elementary School, in Sykesville, was recently named as one of five finalists in the statewide Maryland Parent Involvement Awards program. Letaw volunteers as an advocate for outdoor learning at Linton...
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground honored as Earth Day Champion

    The 72,500-acre Aberdeen Proving Ground has been named to the Top Earth Day Champions list for its success in reducing harmful carbon emission and energy waste. The facility has a goal of reducing energy consumption 30 percent by 2015. Aberdeen Proving...
  • State seeking National Green Ribbon candidates

    The Maryland State Department of Education is conducting a search for the next set of environmentally friendly schools to compete for the title of 2013 National Green Ribbon Schools, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education that...
  • Letter: Many Columbia residents prefer their open space with trees

    I am writing In response to the July 5 letter on Columbia's open space. In order to manage storm water runoff, save us money, and be "green," CA has increased stream buffer areas and done some community reforestation centered around Earth Day and...
  • Earth Day weekend: Not just another marketing opportunity

    Earth Day weekend: Not just another marketing opportunity
    Earth Day weekend is upon us.  I can tell because my email inbox is jammed with pitches for "green" products and corporate campaigns: Clothing made from recycled plastic bottles; natural skin care products; hybrid auto accessories, even pet waste...
  • Councilwoman Mary Lehman hosts community clean up day

    Volunteer at a community clean up day Saturday, April 21 at 9 a.m. at the Powder Mill Community Park, 3101 Powder Mill Road, in Adelphi. Prince George's District 1 Councilwoman Mary Lehman is hosting this clean up effort in honor of Earth Day. Gloves...
  • Mother Nature rains down on Earth Day

    Mother Nature rains down on Earth Day
    Mother Nature brought relief to a parched Baltimore on Sunday, but the persistent rain didn't dampen the spirits at the Earth Day festivities in Hampden. "We had a few hundred people come through today," said Don Barton, 29, an organizer of Sunday's...
  • Anne Arundel County volunteer briefs

    April opportunities The Volunteer Center of Anne Arundel County reminds residents that National Volunteer Week and Global Youth Service Day and Earth Day all occur in April. Opportunities include Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay activities, the National...
  • Hundreds flock to Earth Day celebration in Aberdeen

    Hundreds flock to Earth Day celebration in Aberdeen
    The City of Aberdeen's annual Earth Day celebration drew a good crowd to Festival Park Saturday, as the weather cooperated with sunny skies and mild temperatures. There were plenty of games made from recycled materials for the youngsters to play and...
  • Through recycling and reuse, Stella Maris embraces green initiatives

    Through recycling and reuse, Stella Maris embraces green initiatives
    Stella Maris retirement and care center in Timonium has been undergoing a "green initiative" for the last year and a half. While the green movement has involved traditional steps — such as replacing light bulbs and recycling cans and paper —...
  • Aberdeen introduces budget, keeps property tax rate stable

    Aberdeen residents won't see a major change in their tax rates if City Manager Doug Miller's proposed $12.4 million budget for 2013 is approved, while the total amount the city spends could go down by 28 percent. The city council introduced a budget...