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. at 12 Medstar Blvd, Bel Air, MD. We meet in the first floor conference room of MedStar Health.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 6-8 p.m.: First Meeting of 2020! Speakers: Allison and Dan Corbett on 2020 legislation to shrink the carbon footprint of Maryland agriculture.
Wednesday, Jan 8, 7:00 p.m.: Free Film: “Rising” at the Maritime Museum in Havre de Grace, MD. The film discusses the U.S. military’s response to climate change’s impact on sea level rise. Hosted by the Havre de Grace Green Team.
Sunday, Jan 12, 4-6 p.m.: “Stories of Bringing Habitate Home”. Speaker: Dr. Douglas Tallamy, University of Delaware, expert on insects and native plants. Location: Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Rd, Abingdon, MD.
For updates on Juliana v United States go t0 link below or check out the podcast “No Ordinary Lawsuit”. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kr0yivqWE3H71_J-XJwmLjBT2cIHVfE-JXrG63fG1fA/edit?usp=sharing
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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