Next Meeting and Other Upcoming Events
2020 HCCA Membership Meetings are on the third Wednesday of each month (except November and December) from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. We normally meet in the first floor conference room of MedStar Health, but COVID-19 restrictions have moved us elsewhere.
Next Meeting: Wednesday, September 16, 6-8 p.m. Meet in the Ewing Street Parking Lot of Rockfield Manor. (From Main St in Bel Air, go east on Rt 22. Make a right onto Ewing Street. Ewing ends at the park parking lot.) We’ll be outdoors for the whole meeting. Bring a mask. Speaker: Veronica Cassilly, Harmony Church Farm, on Caring for Forests. Learn how to identify characteristics of healthy versus unhealthy forests, invasive species, etc. We’ll also see the proposed “Regenerative Farming Pollinator Garden Project.” Business meeting will follow. Rain date: September 23.
Saturday, Sept 12, 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m.: Adopt-a-Road Clean-Up. Meet at the parking lot of Southampton Middle School at 1200 Moores Mill Road. Bring gloves.
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The Johns Hopkins University Newsletter has published the list of speakers for the 2020 Foreign Affairs Symposium. It includes Earth Guardians Youth Director Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, one of 21 plaintiffs to sue the federal government for perceived inaction on climate change. In … Continue reading
In 2019 Harford County Climate Action was active on several fronts, working to oppose drilling off Maryland shores, campaign to protect Abingdon Woods from planned warehouse development, advocate for legislation, express solidarity with global struggles for environmental justice and act … Continue reading
Kathy Tunney recommends to the county council that they look into a way to purchase the Abingdon Woods property and preserve it as a recreational park for the public. 17 Dec 2019 – Harford County Council meeting – Public Comment
Fawn Palmer, senior naturalist, remindes the Harford County Council that extinction is forever and alerts them to endangered status of the Spongy Arrowhead, Sagittaria spatulata which grows in the freshwater, tidal mud flats in the HaHa Branch where it empties … Continue reading
Veronica Cassilly tells the Council that Harford County’s children and grandchildren deserve better than to see the quality of the land and water decline even though we have been warned and can prevent further damage. Though she is aware that … Continue reading
Aravinda Pillalamarri asks County Council to protect Abingdon Woods so that the site does not in the future become a site of air and water pollution, flooding and other environmental damage. She warns that it may become the site of … Continue reading
Chesapeake Waterkeepers are calling for help. Here is their action alert, excerpted from Tell Gov. Hogan to Fix the Bad Deal with Exelon on Conowingo Dam! We need your help! There are 3 things you can do: 1. Tell Governor … Continue reading
Carol Nau says Abingdon Business Park does not meet standards of business development and asks the Council to stand up for Harford County.
Tracey Waite calls out campaign contributions and asks if they have influenced council votes on the Abingdon Business Park which would destroy 300+ acres of wetlands in Abingdon Woods.
Lakshmi Tadepalli reads a poem about trees and asks the Harford County Council why we are destroying the wetlands for the sake of warehouses.