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, October 21, 6-7:30 p.m. Meet at the Emily Bayless Graham Park pavilion off the parking lot. (Entrance is on Wheel Rd across from Festival Mall.) We’ll be outdoors for the whole meeting. Bring a mask.
Saturday, Oct 24, 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.
Sunday, Nov 8, 1-4 p.m. HCCA Annual Meeting and Picnic. Topic: Processing the 2020 Election and Moving Forward. Also, discussion of annual financial report, election of officers and 2021 goals. Location: Eden Mill, 1617 Eden Mill Rd, Pylesville, MD.
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The Coalition to Stop the Abingdon Business Park from clearing 326 acres of wetland forest to make way for over 2 million square feet of new warehouses in a county with dozens of vacant warehouses already needs you! Please help … Continue reading
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.