Conservation

The Conservation Community Service Program encourages awareness of our natural resources and caring for the world around us. Throughout the year, we offer  information and ideas to promote environmental appreciation and protection. 

Activities for 2018-2020

Recycling: Sponsor and inform our members about water, paper, and hazardous waste drop offs 


Environmental Education and Awareness: Work with children  at Lincoln Elementary on projects


Outdoor Exploration:  Plan conservation field trips


Air and Water Quality: Work on  Carroll Creek algae control 


Natural Resource Restoration: 

Sponsor Steiner House tree planting  on Arbor Day; plant native and historical plants in a 1800s house garden


Wildlife Protection: Work with animal shelter 


Food Sources:  Publicize concern about loss of honeybees


Community Gardens: Begin planning a historical, medicinal 1800s herb garden


Preservation of Existing Waterways:  Work with nonprofits on Save the Bay and Culler Lake in Frederick

 

Energy Conservation: Distribute Potomac Edison electric home information kits


Contact Mikki Stratmeyer (michelestratmeyer@comcast.net), Conservation Community Projects Manager, for information on how you can become involved.