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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 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…
Cinder Bed Road Bikeway proposal and its impacts on Amberleigh HOA
Decisions are coming for the Amberleigh HOA regarding a vote on if permission should be given to Fairfax County to build a paved trail through a rare habitat on their…
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…
Sprawl is bad for forests and streams
The Washington, DC area has lost a great deal of forest over the last few decades due to sprawl and suburban development. This has also harmed our streams and watersheds….
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…
Conservation News – Winter 2022-2023
Conservation advocacy news & updates from winter 2022-2023.
Sprawl is Bad for the Climate
Nature Forward supports land-use plans that fight sprawl with development that keeps housing and business growth centered near transit and away from forests and farms.