The Montgomery County Weed Warriors is offering a field training class on identifying invasive plants on Oct 21 at Kengla House in Derwood. The hours are 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Participants will learn how to identify invasive plants, how to control and remove them, and how to work safely in the woods. Students must be at least 16 years old. Registration is required. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Maryland Native Plant Society is offering a pair of talks on lupines and invasive plants on Oct 22 at Adkins Arboretum in Ridgely. The hours are 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dr. Sara Tangen will discuss native plants, with an emphasis on Lupine Study at Wye Mills. Dr. Sylvan Kaufman will speak about invasive plants. Registration is requested. For more information, contact Robyn Affron at email@example.com.
The Cove Point LNG Export Town Hall will be held on Oct 22 at the Southern Community Center in Lusby. The hours are 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Participants will discuss Dominion Resources' plan to build a facility for processing and exporting nearly one billion cubic feet of liquefied natural gas (LNG) every day. The proposed site would be right on the Chesapeake Bay. A panel will speak on the likely impacts of the site first, then they will take questions from the audience. To learn more, contact Jon Kenney at firstname.lastname@example.org or (240) 396-1981.
The Baltimore Ethical Society is showing Triple Divide on Oct 23. The hours are 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The film is a documentary about fracking and its impacts on the environment, which include water contamination. After the film, there will be a discussion on fracking in Maryland and what can be done to protect our health and environment from fracking. To learn more, contact Megan Jenny at email@example.com.
The Baltimore Green Forum will have its monthly lecture on Oct 24 at the Maryland Presbyterian Church in Towson. It will run from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The talk, "Armageddon or Awakening," will describe such perils as global warming-- and possible solutions, including sustainable intentional communities, which are planned to reduce consumption of energy and other resources. To learn more, call (410) 554-0006 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meaningful Movies - Olney is screening Gasland-Part 1 on Oct 25 at the Buffington Building Community Room. It will run from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The documentary is about fracking and questions regarding its safety. The filmmaker, Josh Fox, was inspired to make the movie after being asked to lease his land for drilling. To learn more, contact Gina Angiola at email@example.com.