Events

Resilience Hub Workshop

Silver Spring Civic Center 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Silver Spring Civic Building 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring, Maryland Register now! What is a Resilience Hub? Resilience hubs are trusted gathering spaces that are enhanced to support and engage residents, distribute resources, and reduce carbon pollution while enhancing quality of...

Nature Center Pop-Up

Ovid Hazen Wells Recreational Park 12121 Skylark Drive, Clarksburg, MD

Join a Park Naturalist for an off-site hike and get to know a new park! Includes 80 minute hike and social chat at the end. The Nature on Wheels vehicle will provide seating, water and bathroom access (using stairs). This week we will be meeting at Blockhouse Point Conservation Park...

Free

Nature Center Pop-Up

South Germantown Recreational Park 18041 Central Park Circle, Boyds, VA

We are bringing the nature center to you! Each season’s pop up has a different theme. Come talk with a naturalist about the park, explore some natural objects, ask questions and try out biology-themed activities. This is a walk-up event providing a 20 to 30 minute experience. Stay to play...

Free

2024 Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education Youth Summit

Sandy Point State Park 1100 E College Pkwy, Annapolis, MD

2024 Youth Summit - Thursday, May 30, 2024 at Sandy Point State Park (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM) Join MAEOE for the annual Youth Summit, a fantastic opportunity for both students and teachers to explore local environmental programs and connect with resource providers. The event will feature celebrations for new...

$2

Occoquan RiverFest & Craft Show

Occoquan, VA Occoquan, VA

SATURDAY, June 1 10am-5pm -- Arts & Crafts Show  10am-5pm -- Conservation Alley 11am-12pm -- Whatever Floats Your Boat Parade 12pm-4pm -- Boat Tours on the River 12pm-4pm -- Concert in River Mill Park 12pm-5pm -- Beer & Wine Garden 1pm & 3pm -- Reptile World at Town Hall ​ SUNDAY, June...

Meeting of the Trails: National Trails Day Meetup on the Potomac River

George Washington Birthplace National Monument 1732 Popes Creek Road, Colonial Beach, VA

Meeting of the Trails 2024! A "National Trails Day" Meetup on the Potomac River June 1 is National Trails Day! Join us on the shores of the Potomac River to learn about local National Historic Trails, National Heritage Areas, and more! From colonial voyages to civil war battlefields, the Potomac...

Free

Teach For the Ocean Educators Summit

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History 1000 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC

The Ocean Foundation invites educators from all backgrounds in the Washington, DC, MD, and VA area, as well as students pursuing a career in education, to learn about ocean conservation and policy, engage in dialogue, build a career network pipeline, and receive professional development training to improve ocean literacy and...

Free

Data Centers and local National Parks: Do they compute?

Virtual

  An unchecked and unregulated industry is the biggest threat to national parks in the Mid-Atlantic Region. From industrial development directly adjacent to parks, growing carbon emissions and climate change, and large electric transmission lines traversing park landscapes, the threat from data centers to national parks is on all fronts....

Free