Mid-Atlantic Regional Center

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Kids Pitch Tent on Maryland Government House Lawn

Research shows that kids are spending an average of 7 hours 38 minutes per day connected to technology, while only spending an average of 7 minutes per day in unstructured …

Thousands Attend Green Schools Summit

Thousands of Maryland students attended the “Green Schools Summit” at Sandy Point State Park on Friday. Students, teachers, and parents enjoyed a beautiful, sunny day on the water as they …

Celebrating National Endangered Species Day in Your Own Backyard

National Endangered Species Day is Friday, May 20th.  The day probably makes most people immediately think of pandas, polar bears, and gorillas or other charismatic mega fauna.  And, of course, …

The Gift of Gardening

With warmer weather, I have been anxious to spend time in my backyard. It’s that time of year to pull out the shovels, the gardening tools, the dusty bird feeder. …

Throwing Maryland’s Renewable Energy Goals in the Trash?

  |   May 6, 2011

Guest post by Jen Mihills. Maryland has an excellent tool for boosting clean energy in the state, and helping combat global climate change while reduce air pollution. The states Renewable …

Celebrating Earth Day in the Middle of the Chesapeake Bay

It’s been twenty five years since I started making the ferry trip from Crisfield, Maryland over to Smith Island – a small fishing community in the middle of the Chesapeake …

Kick ‘em Out! Be Out There Playing!

Where Did You Go? Out. Last week my boss handed me an article written about Robert Paul Smith’s Where Did You Go? Out. What Did You Do? Nothing., a best …

8-Year-Old Shows Power of Speaking Up for Nature

As the Maryland General Assembly wrapped this week there was a bill signing that was important for us conservationists because it addressed an important issue – Invasive Plant Species. For …

Monarch butterfly

What Does it Take to Become a Certified Community Wildlife Habitat Like Takoma Park, Maryland?

“A Community Wildlife Habitat is a community that provides habitat for wildlife throughout the community–in individual backyards, on school grounds and in public areas such as parks, community gardens, places …

Good Jobs and Clean Energy

Marylanders are looking 10 miles off the coast for good jobs and clean energy.  The Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act is currently being considered in the General Assembly and has …

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