Transition Howard County is part of the international Transition movement that is focused on making communities more resilient. We are looking at all aspects of local sustainability and have formed committees for several areas. Click on the links in the left navigation to learn more about what we are doing in those areas and how you can get involved. Learn more about Transition Howard County and how you can be part of the solution. Check out the NEW Infographic on Transition.
. A BioBlitz is a survey about the biodiversity of a particular place on a particular date. Learn more!
Transition Howard County (THC) has
just become the 144th officially recognized Transition initiative in the United
States and is the first official Transition initiative in Maryland.
THC 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.
on Health and Our Changing Climate
at Howard Community College
was a great success
Faculty, students, health officials, and the general public heard several topics on the consequences of climate change on global health and in Howard County. The keynote speakers demonstrated the reality of climate change and the effort to mitigate its impact. Panel discussion focused on the most vulnerable population and how the community can respond to climate change. Details and access to the presentation can be found on the Health page.