Events - 1 Jun 19

House Science Committee World Oceans Month Events

On June 4, please join us for a screening of the award-winning Netflix documentary Chasing Coral, followed by a Q&A with Dr. James Porter of the University of Georgia, a Scientific Advisor to the documentary. On June 6, please join us for an Ocean Exploration Expo to showcase breakthrough ocean technology, including footage from ocean exploration missions and other hands-on experiences from the start-ups, researchers, philanthropists, and government agencies at the front lines of modern ocean exploration.

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COG 2019 Climate and Energy Leadership Awards

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) recently launched its 2019 Climate and Energy Leadership Awards! These awards recognize organizations in our region that are undertaking innovative climate stewardship projects. Here are three ways that you can get involved:

  • Apply for an award;
  • Nominate a school or NGO in your community; and
  • Help get the word out by sharing this information with your colleagues and friends!

Please visit our website for more information.

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Peggy Fleming’s Meadow Invasive Removal

Join Rock Creek Conservancy and the National Park Service as we remove invasive Mile-a-Minute vines from Peggy Fleming’s Meadow at Military Road and Oregon Ave/Glover Road.

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6th Annual DC Solar Congress

Join solar energy enthusiasts from across D.C. for the 6th annual D.C. Solar Congress, a free public conference on all things solar, hosted by our partner organization, Solar United Neighbors of D.C. Whether you are a long-time supporter of solar energy, completely new to solar, or somewhere in between – this event is for you!

2019 DC Solar Congress

Saturday June 1, 2019

9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center

2730 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE

Washington, DC 20032

RSVP here to attend

The D.C. Solar Congress is a free public conference that brings together solar supporters from across the District to learn and discuss the current solar landscape and future for solar energy in D.C. The day will include a series of presentations about solar technology and policy topics as well as ways to get involved with helping to grow solar in D.C. Presentation topics will include: solar 101 information session, DC’s Solar for All program, electric vehicles, de-mystifying solar, emerging D.C. solar policy initiatives, and much more! The event will conclude with a participatory open forum discussion for all attendees to discuss priorities and opportunities that solar supporters in D.C. should focus on in the coming year.

This event is FREE and open to the public – everyone is welcome to attend. This event is free and open to the public – everyone is welcome to attend! Breakfast and lunch will be provided for all attendees.

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We hope you will consider attending this exciting event!

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National Trails Day at Melvin Hazen West

Join Rock Creek Conservancy and the National Park Service for this family-friendly event as we remove invasive plant species from the western section of Melvin Hazen and celebrate National Trails Day!

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