Not too late to get your “Nature Fix”

On Thursday, September 28th, Envision Frederick County and the Center for Student Engagement at Frederick Community College co-sponsored a free lecture (and book signing) with award-winning author and science journalist … [Read more...]

Speak up for the Monocacy River! (Wednesday, Oct. 18th)

Frederick County friends: Please show up, and speak up, for the Monocacy River on Wednesday evening (October 18th) at Winchester Hall! This is an important hearing before Frederick County’s Planning Commission. Come … [Read more...]

10 Good Things to Know if You Are New to Frederick

If you are new to the Frederick Maryland area, or just moved to downtown Frederick from further out, here are ten things to know about, sign up for, and track. They will make your life more informed, easier, and fun! … [Read more...]

Please join us for Envision Autumn 2017 with Tamara Toles O’Laughlin

The last year has been very busy...and gone really quickly, it seems. Envision Frederick County is excited to announce and invite you to our third annual dinner: Envision Autumn 2017! The dinner will … [Read more...]

“Drawdown” discussion Saturday: Most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming

"Drawdown" is a comprehensive guide to reversing global warming and regenerating the planet. Join us at Fox Haven (near Jefferson) this Saturday evening for a discussion about what regenerative agriculture, educating … [Read more...]

Granularity in urban planning: The benefits of a fine-grained approach!

The word 'granular' is used to describe something that is made up of smaller elements, and 'granularity' is how small or large those elements are. If the elements are small, we call it 'fine-grained', and if the elements … [Read more...]

Gold in the Garbage: How Recycling Rates Could Be a Lot Higher

The national average recycling rate has been holding at just under 35 percent for the past five years, after rapid growth in the 1990s and 2000s, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. That state of stagnation … [Read more...]

ALICE Can’t Afford to Live in Frederick Anymore

One out of three households in Frederick County cannot afford the cost of living in Frederick County: one out of three are considered an "ALICE" household. Who or what is ALICE? It’s an acronym for Asset Limited … [Read more...]