Frederick County officials and OSER staff will recognize Certified Households at the 8th annual event on . Since Frederick County launched its Green Homes Challenge in January 2011, more than 850 households have met one or more of the three Green Homes Challenges: Be a Power Saver, Be a Green Leader, or Be a Renewable Star. will also be announced at the event.
Diversity in the urban forest is critical to growing canopy and knowing your trees can keep the canopy healthy! Join us for a free Green Leader Brigade "Tree Diversity" skill-building session on October 7th from 10 a.m. - 12 noon in Waterford Park in Frederick. In this training, participants will learn about 12-15 important trees for the Frederick area and how they can be used in the landscape. Waterford Park is an excellent location for learning about canopy, diversity, and choosing the right tree for the right place. Registration is required! Call 301-600-7414 or email Sustainability@FrederickCountyMD.gov to register. Registration ends October 5th.
Our fourth annual Green Homes Challenge Recognition will be held on February 25, 2015 at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center in downtown Frederick. All certfied households will be eligible to enter the drawing for great prizes from our sponsors and each certified household will receive an entry for each challenge you are certified in!