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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…
Take Action: Don’t Let the Mayor Delay DC’s Climate Commitments
We are asking you to help NOW to persuade the Mayor and Council to implement the Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS) program as scheduled this year. Buildings are DC’s biggest…
Advocating for a Beyond Gas DC
Beyond Gas Since 2020 Nature Forward works with DC Sierra Club, Interfaith Power and Light, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, Washington Interfaith Network, and many other partners to help push the…
Nature Forward Opposes DC Gas Rate Increase
On February 7th, 2023, I attended and delivered comments to the Public Service Commission at their 1169 Formal Case Hearing where Washington Gas requested a rate increase. Nature Forward opposed Washington…
Montgomery County Students Support a Bill to Reduce Food Waste
Back row: Erica, Joe, Bavan, Delegate Lorig Charkoudian, Gov. Wes Moore’s Director of Political Engagement Saif Ratul, Sanjana, Delegate Jared Solomon, Thomas, Khalila; Front row: Advika, Angelina, Pragna, Shrusti, Sophie This…
Speak up for Fairfax County’s affordable housing policy to help mitigate climate change!
Housing policy is climate policy. Help Nature Forward advocate for stronger policies to support the preservation of affordable housing to help reduce both sprawl and emissions in order to meet…
2023 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Priorities
Learn about Nature Forward’s General Assembly priorities for 2023 and write to your legislators to ask them to protect our progress on addressing the climate crisis!
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…
Speak up for stronger climate action leadership in Fairfax County!
In September 2021, Fairfax County’s Board of Supervisors adopted the county’s first-ever Community-wide Energy and Climate Action Plan (CECAP). But reaching aggressive targets on time will take bold leadership. TAKE…