audubon naturalist society

May 3, 2021 | Staff Writer

Studio 501c3: Audubon Naturalist Society

This episode of Studio 501c3 features the Audubon Naturalist Society, a nonprofit based in Chevy Chase. Host Kim Jones speaks with Lisa Alexander who is the executive director of the society. Studio 501c3 focuses on the nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County working to build supportive communities every day. Founded in 1897, the society is the […]

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November 23, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Participe de la Conferencia Virtual ‘Naturally’ Latinos

La Sociedad Naturalista Audubon está organizando la Conferencia “Naturally” Latinos, un evento virtual enfocado al medio ambiente en el condado de Montgomery del 2 al 4 de diciembre. El tema de la conferencia de este año, “Una comunidad, Muchas Voces”, subraya la realidad de que la comunidad Latinx no es monolítica: las perspectivas indígenas, Afro-latinas […]

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September 30, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Planned Balloon Releases Banned In Montgomery County

Don’t let go of all those balloons. Anyone intentionally releasing a sky full of helium-filled latex or mylar balloons in Montgomery County can be fined a minimum of $500. Montgomery County Council unanimously approved legislation Sept. 29 that would prohibit the outdoor release of these balloons in an effort to prevent injury or death to […]

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May 22, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

A Virtual Visit to the Woodend Nature Sanctuary in Chevy Chase

Woodend Nature Sanctuary is the headquarters of the Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS) and is located just minutes from our nation’s capital in Chevy Chase. Admission is free and trails are open daily dawn to dusk. Enjoy the serenity of the wildflower meadow, walk the meandering trails, visit the native plant garden, and explore the aquatic life […]

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October 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 22 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Oct. 22 and it’s International Stuttering Awareness Day. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. World Series, Game 1: The Washington Nationals are playing at the Houston Astros tonight in Game 1 of the 2019 World Series. It will air live on Fox at 8:08 p.m. There are many watch parties […]

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October 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Gala Honors Going Green

The 2018 Bethesda Magazine Green Awards were handed out at a gala Thursday night, highlighting efforts to increase sustainability. The winners are: Innovation Award: Business: Green Generation Solutions. The Bethesda-based company, founded in 2011, helps property owners reduce energy consumption. Innovation Award: Nonprofit: Audubon Naturalist Society. The Chevy Chase organization was chosen for its Creek […]

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March 7, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for March 7 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Wednesday, Mar. 7 in Montgomery County: 1. Hypothermia Alert: Montgomery County issued a Hypothermia Alert Tuesday that will continue until 6 p.m. today. 2. Winter Weather Advisory: Speaking of cold temperatures, the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for parts of Maryland, Virginia and the […]

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April 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Council Celebrates Earth Month (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner issued a proclamation today recognizing the month of April as Earth Month. He was joined by Lisa Feldt, the director of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) as well as several environmental groups. “Everyday is Earth Day in our department,” said Feldt. According to Feldt, there are several green […]

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February 17, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Audubon Naturalist Society to Host ‘Taking Nature Black’ Event on Saturday

The Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS) will celebrate black history month with an event on February 20 at Woodend Nature Sanctuary which is located at 8940 Jones Mill Road in Chevy Chase. The day long event will feature a job fair and breakout sessions on environmental advocacy, cultural competency in the workplace and stewardship practices at […]

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June 6, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Ten Mile Creek: “Top Environmental Issue” (Video)

Diane Cameron is the conservation program director for the Audubon Naturalist Society and she has authored a new report entitled, “Protecting Ten Mile Creek & Clarksburg through Science-Based Smart Development.” In an interview on June 6, Cameron said it is her personal opinion that Ten Mile Creek is the county’s top environmental issue. Take a […]

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