Envision Conversation: Join us to learn about Frederick County Green Teams!

Much of the grassroots community work in the area of sustainability--tree plantings, compost bin training and giveaways, rain barrels and environmental education--is accomplished by a quiet but dedicated group of … [Read more...]

Envision Frederick County Welcomes Two New Board Members

Envision Frederick County welcomes two local community champions to the Board of Directors in January. Carey Murphy of Urbana and James Baker of Frederick joined the continuing members of the Board on January 1, … [Read more...]

Envision Continues to Press for Public Information

Envision Frederick County in the fall filed a Public Information Act request with Frederick County Government, the City of Frederick, and the City of Brunswick to receive any non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) that have … [Read more...]

Keeping the Food Chain Intact

One of Envision’s key tenets is public engagement and understanding to help us advocate. The Sugarloaf Aquatic event was held for just that reason-to give us the science behind what we know we need-a conservation overlay … [Read more...]

May we stop the madness?

It’s that time of year again. The Holidays. No matter which holiday you celebrate, be it Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or another, this time of year compels us to buy stuff.  All kinds of stuff. Now I generally try not … [Read more...]

Speak Up, Show Up!

Whether you choose to super-glue your hands to the sidewalk in front of Parliament, or camp out high in a tulip poplar to block a pipeline, or call your child’s third-grade teacher to improve his experience at school, or … [Read more...]

The Sugarloaf Treasured Landscape Plan – A Neighbors View

The draft Sugarloaf Treasured Landscape Management Plan (“Plan”), released July 30, 2021, is the first detailed area plan prepared as part of the Livable Frederick Master Plan.  It discusses issues related to land use, … [Read more...]

Frederick City Aldermanic Primary Forum 2021-Environment/Land Use Issues Summary

Envision Frederick County is part of the Smarter Growth Alliance for Frederick County. Our group worked with the Frederick County League of Women Voters to ask questions of the environment to the candidates. Below is … [Read more...]