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Baltimore Green Week, offshore wind conference, and other Maryland green events

Europe has had offshore wind power since the 1990's.
Europe has had offshore wind power since the 1990's.
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The 11th Annual Baltimore Green Week will continue from April 21 to April 26. It is a week-long series of programs designed to raise awareness of both environmental problems and sustainable practices in and around Baltimore. During the Week, local resources and organizations will be spotlighted. Events will include workshops, documentary showings, tree plantings, and hikes. To learn more, visit http://baltimoregreenworks.com/ .

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation seeks volunteers to pot trees at the Clagett Farm in Upper Marlboro on April 22, 23, and 24. The hours will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants will pot tree and shrub saplings in 3-gallon pots. The saplings belong to native species and will eventually be used in environmental restoration projects throughout the Bay watershed. To learn more, contact Carmera Thomas at cthomas@cbf.org or (443) 482-2156.

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation will be holding an Earth Day Celebration at Origins at the Annapolis Town Center. The hours are 12 - 2 p.m. To learn more, call (410) 266-7276.

The Pocomoke River State Park seeks volunteers to repair and clean out blue bird boxes on April 22. The hours are 1 - 3 p.m. The park will provide all the tools and the materials needed. To learn more, contact Kirby Brown at (410) 632-2566 or kbrown@dnr.state.md.us.

The Susquehanna State Park is offering a Spring Peeper Hike on April 22. It will take place from 7 - 8 p.m. Attendees will hear a brief talk about these small frogs, and then go out to look for them. Registration is required. To learn more, contact Liz Smith at (410) 557-7994 or eswift@dnr.state.md.usw.

Annapolis Green Drinks will meet at the Loews Annapolis Hotel on April 23. The hours will be 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. To learn more, e-mail starboard@annapolisgreen.com.

The Urban Farm Series continues on April 23 at 2640 St. Paul Street. The hours are 6 - 9 p.m. This time there will be a panel of farmers discussing the class topic, which will be "Markets, Techniques, and Experiences." Real Food Farm is offering the classes to people who either have urban farms or want to start one. Dinner will be included. Registration is required. To learn more, call (443) 531-8346.

The Business Network for Maryland Offshore Wind will be holding a conference about the offshore wind industry in Maryland at the Perdue Hall at Salisbury University on April 25. The hours are 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The conference will involve a series of lectures and workshops about offshore wind power, including such topics as offshore wind power in Europe, manufacturing turbines, and developing an offshore wind project. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Registration is required. To learn more, call (202) 403-7507 or e-mail info@BizMDOSW.org.