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Earth Day in Edmonston, MD
Nature Forward held a fabulous bilingual Earth Day event with the Town of Edmonston in April 2023.
Maryland & Montgomery County Forest Wins
Montgomery County and the State of Maryland have both just passed legislations to update their forest conservation laws. Both are historic wins for Maryland’s forests, and both expand protections for…
Maryland General Assembly 2023 Wrap Up!
April 10th marked the end of the 2023 Maryland General Assembly. We are excited to report that ALL of Nature Forward’s MDG23 priority bills passed and are now waiting for…
2023 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Priorities
Nature Forward staff, volunteers, and our partners in Annapolis are tracking and testifying on several key environmental legislation ranging from forest protection, to banning PFAS, to creating more green spaces…
Montgomery County Council Passed Unanimously an updated Forest Conservation Law!
Montgomery County Council will have a hearing on Forest Conservation Bill 25-22 on Tuesday, February 7th at 1:30pm. See below in three ways you can take action to save trees…
Take Action Now: Protect Ten Mile Creek from more pavement!
On January 17th, 2023, The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing on ZTA 22-12 which will essentially allow for more impervious surfaces around Ten Mile Creek. This ZTA…
Montgomery County incorporates climate change into planning and zoning
Take Action Now!: On December 8th the Montgomery Planning Board will have a meeting to review the new Climate Assessment Report. This is a crucial step that will add a…
Electrify Montgomery County’s Future Buildings Today!
11/29/22 UPDATE: Thanks to your advocacy and the Electrify MoCo Coalition’s persistency, the Montgomery County Council passed Bill 13-22 unanimously today. All new building constructions will be required to be all…