The city’s Climate Solutions Speaker Series is back with a special Earth Month presentation. Learn about native plants and trees to beautify your yard and help the environment with “Native Plants and Trees for Your Yard,” an online presentation from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 18. Beth Ginter, executive director of
Rockville will turn out the lights in observance of Earth Hour, an international effort in support of climate change action. Earth Hour encourages people to turn off all non-essential lights in their homes and businesses for one hour, from 8:30-9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, and do something positive for
Nominate a Neighbor or Organization by Friday, Feb. 17 The City of Rockville’s Environmental Excellence Awards recognize individuals and organizations that contribute to Rockville’s environmental health and sustainability.
Buy Energy-Saving Products Feb. 18-20 and Search for EV Incentives Homeowners thinking about upgrading an appliance, replacing a refrigerator, or even changing a light bulb, can do so tax free on Presidents Day weekend.
Follow these tips to keep your sidewalks and driveway snow- and ice-free, while minimizing the environmental impact: Shovel Early, Shovel Often: Deicers work best for melting thin layers of snow or ice. So, shovel first before snow hardens into ice, break up any ice patches you can and then add
All around Rockville, from residents to the city’s own Fleet Services Division, vehicle owners are recognizing the benefits of skipping the gas pump and going electric. Recognizing the need to support electric vehicles, Rockville is developing an EV Readiness Plan to identify where chargers are needed and recommend actions to
The City of Rockville is piloting a Flood Mitigation Assistance Program to reimburse residents and property owners for property improvements intended to mitigate future damage from flooding. The matching reimbursement funds will provide up to 50% of the total costs of approved mitigation measures, up to $5,000. The city has
America Recycles Day is Tuesday, Nov. 15. The 26th annual day of awareness, sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, encourages community members to visit americarecyclesday.org and take the #BeRecycled pledge to commit to recycling. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments is sponsoring its own pledge challenge, featuring prizes. Visit bit.ly/MWCOGRecycles.
Native trees are beautiful, provide important habitat for birds and other wildlife, and help absorb stormwater runoff and pollutants.
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Join the City of Rockville for the city’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. The celebration will be held from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 at Rockville High School, 2100 Baltimore Road.
Rockville will honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy as the city holds its 52nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration with a ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 13, and a week of service activities.
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