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28
Mar

DNR Leaders Read Across Annapolis

Secretary Joe Gill reads Dr. Seuss’ Oh, The Places You’ll Go! to 3rd graders at Germantown Elementary.

Classroom visits celebrate Read Across Maryland Month

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary Joe Gill and Deputy Secretary Frank Dawson each visited Annapolis area elementary school classrooms this week to read long-cherished books to students. The DNR officials lent a hand to local educators and encouraged children to read as part of Governor O’Malley’s Read Across Maryland initiative. Read more »

27
Feb

Last Call for Color Maryland Green Entries

2012 Winner: Camping by Tyler Rong, 3rd Grade, Potomac, MD

Calling all young poets, photographers, artists and producers! Students in grades kindergarten through 12 still have time to submit their works of art to the 2013 Color Maryland Green contest ─ but entries must be postmarked by the close of business Friday, March 1. Read more »

30
Jan

Gunpowder Falls State Park to Host Winter Youth Programs

Who: Children 3 to 12

When: Friday Mornings, February 8 – March 15

Where: Gunpowder Falls State Park

Cost: $10-$25

Contact: 410-592-2897

Gunpowder Falls State Park staff welcome children to take part in their nature-themed series of winter youth programs. Participants will explore the park, discovering nature and learning about the outdoors along the way. Read more »

5
Dec

Color Maryland Green Deadline Extended

2012 Color Maryland Green Contest Winner
Camping, Tyler Rong, 3rd grade, Potomac, MD

Calling all young poets, photographers, artists and producers! Any students in grades kindergarten through 12 still have time to submit their works of art for the chance to win great prizes! The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has extended its 2013 Color Maryland Green contest through March 1. Read more »

16
Apr

April is Environmental Education Month

 Governor Martin O’Malley has proclaimed April Environmental Education Month in Maryland in recognition of public and private efforts to help children connect with and learn about their natural world.

“Maryland has become a national leader in quality public education, and environmental literacy has become a vital tool to help us build a better future for our children,” said Governor O’Malley. “Working together, we can promote a greater appreciation for our natural resources and help our children learn the value of environmental stewardship.”

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