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June 15, 2012
Anna Letaw, a parent volunteer at Linton Springs Elementary School, in Sykesville, was recently named as one of five finalists in the statewide Maryland Parent Involvement Awards program. Letaw volunteers as an advocate for outdoor learning at Linton Springs. She spearheads the school's Green Team after school club, which was established three years ago. Through the club, students work on habitat reclamation, invasive weed eradication, public awareness campaigns, native plantings, Earth Day activities and many other ways to improve the water quality of the school and reduce its carbon footprint.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | March 24, 2014
Harford County presented the Green Star for the second quarter to Ron Davis, of Harford County Government's Department of Public Works, Division of Environmental Services. When an office has various locations, employees often face challenges when scheduling meetings. The Division of Environmental Services faces this challenge with locations at the Harford Waste Disposal Center Scale House in Street and the Waste to Energy Scale House in Joppa. Davis, of Environmental Services, proposed a way to increase meeting participation and decrease travel costs.
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By Greg Tasker and Greg Tasker,Staff writer | May 3, 1992
WESTMINSTER -- Rumors that Carrie Siegman and her classmates outscored other teams to win the county's first-ever Envirothon Competition came during an environmentally correct lunch (no Styrofoam or throwaway plates and utensils) at the Hashawha Environmental Appreciation Center.The six-member green team from North Carroll High School garnered 400.25 points (out of a possible 500), answering correctly more questions about soils, wetlands, wildlife, aquatics and forestry than rival teams from the county's other four high schools.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | May 30, 2013
Harford County government's green star for the third quarter was awarded to Denise Carnaggio, deputy director of the Office of Economic Development, for reducing and rethinking with technology. Sometimes it's difficult to realize the effort that goes into managing a records repository. In addition to the careful attention to detail required for documents to be categorized and filed correctly, a lot of time and work goes into tracking down files, moving storage boxes, making photocopies and destroying documents whose retention period has expired.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | March 24, 2014
Harford County presented the Green Star for the second quarter to Ron Davis, of Harford County Government's Department of Public Works, Division of Environmental Services. When an office has various locations, employees often face challenges when scheduling meetings. The Division of Environmental Services faces this challenge with locations at the Harford Waste Disposal Center Scale House in Street and the Waste to Energy Scale House in Joppa. Davis, of Environmental Services, proposed a way to increase meeting participation and decrease travel costs.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | May 30, 2013
Harford County government's green star for the third quarter was awarded to Denise Carnaggio, deputy director of the Office of Economic Development, for reducing and rethinking with technology. Sometimes it's difficult to realize the effort that goes into managing a records repository. In addition to the careful attention to detail required for documents to be categorized and filed correctly, a lot of time and work goes into tracking down files, moving storage boxes, making photocopies and destroying documents whose retention period has expired.
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Aegis Report | March 11, 2013
Marylee Gorman, of Harford County Government's Department of Procurement, has been chosen for the Green Star Award for the third quarter for organizing a Green Expo for county employees. As a kick off to the county's new recycled product policy, Gorman organized a Green Products Expo with Staples. The Expo highlighted several vendors that offer green office supplies such as white out, sticky tabs, refillable dry erase markers, recycled file folders and calculators. County employees enjoyed playing fun games while learning about the recycled product options available from Staples.
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By Aegis staff report | May 31, 2011
Paul Magness of the department of parks and recreation and Bill McKean of the department of public works' capital projects division have earned green stars for this quarter for their integration of alternative energy into the roof replacement design at the barn at the Harford County Equestrian Center. The county government announced the recognition for the two veteran employees last week. In total, five solar powered roof ventilation fans were installed as part of the equestrian barn roof replacement.
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September 19, 2011
To encourage sustainability in Harford County, County Executive David R. Craig recently formed the Green Team as one of his Environmental Initiatives. The goal of the Green Team is to guide energy and resource efficiency practices in the county. To foster a culture of sustainability, in June 2010 the Green Team established the Green Star Program to recognize actions by county employees that demonstrate a commitment to environmental stewardship, promote energy efficiency and resource management.
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August 22, 2011
In 2008, as one of Harford County Executive David R. Craig's Environmental Stewardship Initiatives, the Energy Management Steering Committee also known as the Green Team was formed; the goal of the team is to guide energy and resource efficiency practices within the county. In June 2010, the Green Team created the Green Star Program to foster a culture of sustainability and recognize actions by county employees that demonstrate a commitment to environmental stewardship and promote energy efficiency and resource management.
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By Bob Allen | April 22, 2013
It was Dirty Finger Club Day at Linton Springs Elementary School, near Eldersburg. Out in the vegetable garden - one of a dozen "outdoor classrooms" in the meadows, wetlands and woodlands of school's spacious grounds - Anna Letaw, a volunteer who has been the dynamo behind Linton Springs' Environmental Education Program, was giving a kindergarten class a primer on gardening. "Oh, look what I found!" Letaw called out as she knelt. "An earthworm .... Can anybody tell me what earthworms do?"
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Aegis Report | March 11, 2013
Marylee Gorman, of Harford County Government's Department of Procurement, has been chosen for the Green Star Award for the third quarter for organizing a Green Expo for county employees. As a kick off to the county's new recycled product policy, Gorman organized a Green Products Expo with Staples. The Expo highlighted several vendors that offer green office supplies such as white out, sticky tabs, refillable dry erase markers, recycled file folders and calculators. County employees enjoyed playing fun games while learning about the recycled product options available from Staples.
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June 15, 2012
Anna Letaw, a parent volunteer at Linton Springs Elementary School, in Sykesville, was recently named as one of five finalists in the statewide Maryland Parent Involvement Awards program. Letaw volunteers as an advocate for outdoor learning at Linton Springs. She spearheads the school's Green Team after school club, which was established three years ago. Through the club, students work on habitat reclamation, invasive weed eradication, public awareness campaigns, native plantings, Earth Day activities and many other ways to improve the water quality of the school and reduce its carbon footprint.
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By Anne Marie Turner | November 17, 2011
Mother F------ Snakes, On These Mother F------ Plates.”- Anne Marie Turner   If we learned anything from tonight's episode of “Top Chef: Texas,” it's that Padma could have had a lot more fun saying “I want to see some mother f------ snakes, on these mother f------ plates.” On the Samuel L. Jackson Scale of Badassness, one being Deep Blue Sea and ten being Pulp Fiction , Padma's “mother f------” is a sold three....
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September 19, 2011
To encourage sustainability in Harford County, County Executive David R. Craig recently formed the Green Team as one of his Environmental Initiatives. The goal of the Green Team is to guide energy and resource efficiency practices in the county. To foster a culture of sustainability, in June 2010 the Green Team established the Green Star Program to recognize actions by county employees that demonstrate a commitment to environmental stewardship, promote energy efficiency and resource management.
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August 22, 2011
In 2008, as one of Harford County Executive David R. Craig's Environmental Stewardship Initiatives, the Energy Management Steering Committee also known as the Green Team was formed; the goal of the team is to guide energy and resource efficiency practices within the county. In June 2010, the Green Team created the Green Star Program to foster a culture of sustainability and recognize actions by county employees that demonstrate a commitment to environmental stewardship and promote energy efficiency and resource management.
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By Bob Allen | April 22, 2013
It was Dirty Finger Club Day at Linton Springs Elementary School, near Eldersburg. Out in the vegetable garden - one of a dozen "outdoor classrooms" in the meadows, wetlands and woodlands of school's spacious grounds - Anna Letaw, a volunteer who has been the dynamo behind Linton Springs' Environmental Education Program, was giving a kindergarten class a primer on gardening. "Oh, look what I found!" Letaw called out as she knelt. "An earthworm .... Can anybody tell me what earthworms do?"
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | June 26, 2011
The University of Maryland wants to help Maryland's 157 cities and towns go green — or, in some cases, greener. The Maryland Municipal League's annual convention in http://www.baltimoresun.com/travel/beaches/ served as the background for the launch of Sustainable Maryland Certified on Sunday. Officials of the program, developed at the university's Environmental Finance Center, say they will help steer public and private funding to communities that win sustainable certification by adopting green policies.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | June 26, 2011
The University of Maryland wants to help Maryland's 157 cities and towns go green — or, in some cases, greener. The Maryland Municipal League's annual convention in http://www.baltimoresun.com/travel/beaches/ served as the background for the launch of Sustainable Maryland Certified on Sunday. Officials of the program, developed at the university's Environmental Finance Center, say they will help steer public and private funding to communities that win sustainable certification by adopting green policies.
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By Aegis staff report | May 31, 2011
Paul Magness of the department of parks and recreation and Bill McKean of the department of public works' capital projects division have earned green stars for this quarter for their integration of alternative energy into the roof replacement design at the barn at the Harford County Equestrian Center. The county government announced the recognition for the two veteran employees last week. In total, five solar powered roof ventilation fans were installed as part of the equestrian barn roof replacement.
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