The Fourth Annual Green Living Expo DC will be held on Sept. 8 at the UDC (University of the District of Columbia) courtyard. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Expo will feature organic food, live music, green technology, and local artisans. Registration is required, but the tickets are free. For more information, visit http://greenlivingexpo.eventbrite.com.
The Sierra Club and the Montgomery County Parks seek volunteers to work at the Underground Railroad Experience Trail on Sep. 8. The volunteers will work from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and they will help remove invasive plants, tend native plants, and create a living history museum dedicated to the Underground Railroad which helped escaped slaves gain their freedom. Volunteers should wear long sleeves and sturdy shoes or boots, and they should bring water, saws, clippers, and other appropriate tools. The group will meet at the parking lot near picnic tables. For more information, contact Jeremy Arling at (202) 492-3503 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Herring Run Nursery, an affiliate of Blue Water Baltimore, is holding a nursery sale on Sept. 8. It will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Herring Run Nursery boasts one of the largest selections of native plants in Baltimore City. Customers may choose from a variety of medicinal plants, native perennials, and berry bushes. The nursery’s staff will be on hand to answer questions and help people pick the right plants for their yard. The Herring Run Nursery honors coupons from the Marylanders Plant Trees Program. For more information, contact Darin or Vince at email@example.com or (410) 254-1577 ext. 104.
Blue Water Baltimore is offering advanced outfall screening training on Sep. 9. This course is designed for volunteers who have already had introductory Adopt-A-Stream training. It will run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteers will learn how to use a handheld ammonia photometer to detect illegal discharge from a stormwater outfall and screen several outfalls in the Gwynns Falls. Participants should wear old clothes and sturdy shoes that can get wet. Volunteers must RSVP for location details as they will meet at the stream, not the office. For more details, contact Debra at firstname.lastname@example.org or (856) 275-7478, and include a cell phone number where you can be reached on the day of training.