For Earth Day, the National Zoo is offering activities to teach children about conservation. But the Zoo is also trying to become a better steward of D.C.'s local environment.
In December, the water in the Chesapeake Bay got so cold that one-third of all adult crabs died, but they are still within healthy population levels.
Officials in Montgomery County now have more than one reason to pray for sunny days. (Actually, they have 1,250.)
The county marked the installation of its first solar power panels on government buildings Monday afternoon.
Mark Mercer is happy to show off his 1984 Pontiac Fiero. You might be wondering why -- but it's because the decades-old vehicle has been converted to an electric vehicle for less than $10,000.
With spring break underway for some school systems in the region, the National Park Service is waiving its entry fee to many of its parks for the next week.
With the weather warming up, one non-profit group in the District is going door-to-door to encourage residents to save money on their energy bills by going green and weatherizing their homes.
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