The Baltimore Center for Green Careers will be holding an information session on July 28. It will run 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Visitors will learn about the training options available for citizens of Baltimore City seeking green careers. Currently, the choices are brownfield training, for people cleaning up industrial waste, and energy retrofit installer, for people making older buildings more energy efficient. For more information, call (410) 929-6136.
The Western Maryland Climate Commission Hearing will take place on July 28 at the UMCES Appalachian Laboratory in Frostburg. The hours will be 6 – 8 p.m. Attendees will learn about and discuss Maryland’s Climate Action Plan. To learn more, contact Brooke Harper at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Maryland Native Plant Society is offering a talk about NatureServe, a non-profit organization dedicated to the scientific research of effective conservation methods. The talk will be held at the Silver Spring Civic Center on July 28, and it will start at 7:30 p.m. The speaker, Anne Frances, is a botanist and she will describe the group’s projects and tools. For more information, visit www.mdflora.org/event-1951745 or e-mail email@example.com.
Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future’s aquaponics farm will be open to the public on July 29 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The farm is next to the greenhouses at Cylburn Arboretum in Baltimore. Aquaponics combines aquaculture and hydroponics and is used to raise fish and crops in an environmentally sustainable way. Water is cycled and recycled from the fish tanks to the waste treatment plants to the plants and then back to the fish tanks. To learn more, contact Laura Genello at LGenell1@jhu.edu.
The Real Food Farm in Baltimore seeks volunteers to work at the farm in Baltimore on July 30. The hours are 4 – 7 p.m. Volunteers may help with weeding, hoophouse construction, compost spreading, and other tasks. Participants should bring a water bottle and wear sturdy shoes and clothes that can get dirty. To learn more, contact Eileen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Soldier’s Delight in Owings Mill is offering a talk on frogs on July 30. It will run 7-8 p.m. A naturalist will describe some native frogs and their sounds, and they will also describe how climate change and other environmental problems are affecting frogs. Registration is required, and admission costs $5.00 per person and $8.00 per couple. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or call (410) 922-3044.
The Real Food Farm in Baltimore seeks volunteers to work at the farm in Baltimore on July 31. The hours are 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Volunteers may help with weeding, hoophouse construction, compost spreading, and other tasks. Participants should bring a water bottle and wear sturdy shoes and clothes that can get dirty. To learn more, contact Eileen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Seneca Creek State Park in Gaitherburg is offering an evening pontoon tour of Clopper Lake on July 31. It will run 7 – 8 p.m. Participants should meet at the Boat Center. The tour will $2.00 in addition to the park’s admission fee. Registration is required. To learn more, contact Sarah Fitzgerald at email@example.com or (301) 924-2127.