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The green life

Howard Neighbors

April 11, 2010|By Janene Holzberg | Special to The Baltimore Sun

The dictionary defines "watershed" as a land area that drains into a body of water, but farther down is another use for the word as a turning point.

"If nothing else, I hope my book inspires people to live in balance with nature and to spend more time outdoors," said Tillman.

"I know one thing for sure - I don't want to be 90 and see my grandchildren suffering over something I could have helped change."

Is there a noteworthy person or event in your neighborhood? Contact Neighbors columnist Janene Holzberg at jholzberg76@msn.com or 410-461-4150.

If you go
What: Howard County GreenFest, "Greener Choices, Greener World: One Person at a Time."

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Where: Howard Community College's Duncan Hall and Burrill Galleria, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia

Events: Environmental Sustainability Summit 2010, noon to 1:30 p.m., Monteabaro Recital Hall

Events include workshops on green car care and solar basics for homeowners, daylong shredding event, bluebird walk for kids, tree planting, live animals, organic refreshments and more.

Information: Free and open to all ages. Check schedule at hcgreenfest.org

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