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Transition Howard County is part of the international Transition movement that is focused on making communities more resilient.
We look at all aspects of local sustainability. Click on the links in the navigation bar on the left to learn more about what we are doing in those areas and how you can be part of the solution.  Learn more about Transition Howard County and check out the Infographic on Transition.

 
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Upcoming Events!   

Transition Howard County is once again sponsoring GreenFest this year.  Be a part of the biggest "green" event in Howard County.  Please stop by and check out the Transition Howard County table.  Also, come and see our GreenFest presentation on "Gardening for Butterflies and Pollinators: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly" at 10am and noon on April 18.  Contact transitionhoco@gmail.com if you would like to volunteer at this event.  This is a great way to meet other people in your community who are interested in resilience and sustainability.  

Recent Events!


We showed the movie, Cowspiracy, at the Miller Library on Saturday March 14th.  This documentary discusses the impact of large-scale factory farming on the environment.  For more information, 
please click here.


Save Money, Reduce Consumption, Build Community, and Repeat.
That is what Transition Streets is all about.  This FREE program provides practical advice for reducing your household costs, while having fun and getting to know your neighbors. Participants have cut their household bills by an average of $900/year! Stay tuned for future offerings of this program. 

Transition Howard County celebrated our 3rd anniversary on January 10th!  Thanks to everyone who came to the party.  The food was amazing and the conversation was fascinating as always!

Our forum on Changing Landscape: Observations from Space was a big success. Many thanks to Howard Community College and all of the speakers and presenters. The Forum was an educational event for the general community that focused on changes in the urban, agricultural, forests landscapes, and the Chesapeake watershed resulting from development and climate change. Click here for more information on the forum. 

Transition Howard County (Transition HoCo) became the 144th officially recognized Transition Initiative in the United States and is the first official Transition Initiative in Maryland. 

Transition HoCo is now part of the national Transition US movement that provides inspiration, encouragement, support, and networking, committed to building resilience across a wide range of social needs such as food, water, health, economics, and energy.  The national Transition movement is in close partnership with the Transition Network, a United Kingdom based organization, that supports the international Transition movement as a whole.  The international Transition Network provides a global platform for expressing and exchanging ideas and projects that demonstrate Transition principles.