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Join us for the Green Dragon podcast, your monthly dose of inspiration and knowledge on all things green! Discover the latest sustainability initiatives happening in Howard County and across Maryland. From eco-friendly practices to community-driven efforts, we’re here to celebrate ongoing sustainability and inspire positive change. Tune in now and be part of the green revolution!

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Join us for the Green Dragon podcast, your monthly dose of inspiration and knowledge on all things green! Discover the latest sustainability initiatives happening in Howard County and across Maryland. From eco-friendly practices to community-driven efforts, we’re here to celebrate ongoing sustainability and inspire positive change. Tune in now and be part of the green revolution!

Language:

English

Contact:

443-518-3078


Episodes
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Howard County Citizens Climate Lobby

6/26/2024
Bob talks with Sabrina Fu, the current environmental portfolio director at the University of Maryland Global Campus. Sabrina started volunteering for Baltimore CCL in 2013, and has taken on many other roles at CCL, including media lead, group leader of Howard County CCL (since 2015), liaison, state coordinator, and finally helping with regional work. Citizens Climate Lobby has become such a part of Sabrina’s life that she made this position her volunteer life.

Duration:00:28:01

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Howard County Office of Community Sustainability

5/30/2024
Bob talks with Tim Lattimer, Administrator of the Howard County Office of Community Sustainability, about his time working at the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Change, where he was part of the team that concluded the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change in 2015. He also explains what Howard County is doing to become more sustainable. For more information go to https://livegreenhoward.com.

Duration:00:30:21

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Humane Gardening

4/29/2024
Bob Marietta chats with nature writer and advocate Nancy Lawson, author of “The Humane Gardener.” Read more by and about Nancy at https://www.humanegardener.com/.

Duration:00:22:42

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Watersheds and Forests

4/1/2024
Bob talks with former Columbia Association Watershed Manager John McCoy about Howard County's watersheds and water management systems, as well as local stream restoration and forest conservation efforts.

Duration:00:19:53

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Author and Environmentalist Ned Tillman

2/28/2024
Bob and local author and environmentalist, Ned Tillman, talk about his books, the development of Columbia, and the impacts of Climate Change. You can check out Ned's website at www.savetheplaces.com.

Duration:00:23:53

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County Highways and Storm Responses

2/1/2024
Bob chats with Bureau of Highways Chief, Kris Jagarapu. They discuss Howard County roads and the logistics of preparing for winter storms.

Duration:00:23:07

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Climate Change in Howard County

12/11/2023
Bob talks with Kim Pezza, chair of the HoCo Sustainability Board and CA’s Climate Committee, to discuss the local impact of climate change. They also discuss Howard County Climate Forward, the county's Climate Action and Resiliency Plan. Check it out at ClimateForward.howardcountymd.gov.

Duration:00:24:34

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Talking About Watersheds

11/14/2023
Bob is joined by the coordinator at Howard County Watershed Stewards Academy, Terry Matthews, and they talk about his career evolution, the mission of the Howard County Watershed Stewards Academy, changes we can make at home and in our community to better care for our water, and more.

Duration:00:25:17

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Learning About Howard EcoWorks

10/9/2023
Join our Green Dragon, Bob Marietta, and his guest, the Founder & Executive Director of Howard EcoWorks, Lori Lilly, as they chat about Lori's beginnings and passion for the environment, the role of EcoWorks in the Ellicott City flood mitigation projects, and other ongoing initiatives around our county. #howardcc #greendragon #floodmitigation

Duration:00:23:19

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Talking About Air Quality

9/6/2023
Join Bob Marietta and Professor Russell Dickerson from University of Maryland College Park, as they look at the differences between weather and climate, the quality of our air today and the contributing factors for it, pollutants, Canadian fires, what you can do to help, and much more.

Duration:00:25:52

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Talking About Conservation Landscape

7/17/2023
Learn all about conservation landscape, what it is, what it is not, and what Columbia Association is doing in our own backyard to eliminate invasive species and support native plant growth.

Duration:00:27:24

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Keeping Safe Skies in Maryland and Beyond

5/15/2023
One billion birds die every year in window collision creating issues for our environment and our finances too. Join Bob Marietta and his guest, environmental consultant and co-founder of Safe Skies Maryland, Mark Southerland, to learn why it is important to make efforts to stop bird collisions, how businesses and households can participate, what to do if you find an injured bird, what our county and state are doing to mitigate this issue, and much more.

Duration:00:23:42

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All About Composting

4/24/2023
Approximately 50% of our waste is compostable bringing great benefits to our planet, our community, and our finances. Tune in and find out how you can start composting at home with Bob Marietta and his guest, the Director of Commercial Sales & Accounts at Compost Crew, Rita Bernert.

Duration:00:23:19