Congregations and Conservation: Bethesda synagogue tells runoff to hit the road

It’s good to have friends in high places. That is one of the keys to the green upgrades happening at Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation in ... read more

Are you ready for the 2015 Montgomery County Agricultural Fair?

Because we are!  The Department of Environmental Protection is very excited to once again participate in the County Fair. The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair offers a ... read more

My first 6 months: Listening, learning and strategic goals

Six months flies by quickly. It was only January that I became the Director of the County’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Much of those ... read more

Butterflies, lawns and free plants: RainScapes holds second congregation workshop

Many congregations pride themselves on keeping fastidious lawns. Not a weed in sight. But is that really a good thing? Sure, it can be visually ... read more

Summer of Safety

Summer is a time to be outdoors with the family enjoying the weather, nature and community.  No one wants to ruin their summer with a ... read more