Eagle Harbor: Big Plans in County’s Smallest Municipality

Eagle Harbor, the smallest municipality in the County, will celebrate its 90th anniversary in 2019, and the town officials are planning to “do everything a bit bigger” throughout the year with fireworks on the Fourth of July, a gala/scholarship awards dinner in April, and a black history program.

Free in Upper Marlboro: A Look at Arlington’s Smart Growth

Robert Duffy

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 10:30 a.m. – Noon County Administration Building 4th Floor Boardroom 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 Arlington, Virginia, has experienced a remarkable transformation from a suburban, auto-centric collection of neighborhoods to one of

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Workshop highlights food systems in County

Students from She The People! summer camp pose for a picture

Zoning Rewrite team member Brittney Drakeford’s workshop at the She the People! Summer camp taught students how they could leverage their political power to advocate for better food systems in Prince George’s County through direct service activities like establishing their own community garden, volunteering with the County’s Food Equity Council, or by conducting community assets maps.

Green Burial: An Environmentally Friendly Option to Return the Body to Earth

Jane Berkow speaking during presentation

View our May speaker series featuring Jane Berkow, the president of the Green Burial Association of Maryland, which she helped found in 2015. In 2014, she retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, where she worked for 20 years as an organization development consultant.

Where the Wild Things Live

Sign denoting wildflower area

Bowie —  Two years after Bowie was certified as a National Wildlife Federation Certified Community Wildlife Habitat, the community has not stopped promoting its efforts to reverse the loss of wildlife habitat and promote the use of green spaces.

Rural Living, Just Beyond the Beltway

Pig at Cabin Creek Heritage Farm

Upper Marlboro — Cabin Creek Heritage Farm is an example of what the Prince George’s County Planning Department was striving to achieve in its RCP. The goal of the plan is “preserving our existing rural and agricultural communities including our rural viewsheds, farmland, and the agricultural economy.”