Montgomery ‘Eco Evenings’ to include County Executive Elrich and Community Leaders

On Wednesday, Sep. 29, Montgomery County’s ‘Eco Evenings’ series will feature session with County Executive Elrich and community leaders.

The latest session of Montgomery County’s ‘Eco Evenings’ virtual town hall series is set to feature County Executive Marc Elrich and other community leaders. This session will be led by members of the “Student Advocates Protecting the Planet” (SAPPlings) program.

“‘I am very much looking forward to this engaging discussion with the young residents of Montgomery County,’ said County Executive Elrich. ‘This generation stands the most to gain—or lose—from the actions we take today on climate change. We need their involvement, ideas and help before the impacts of climate change become catastrophic. The time is here and now for this virtual town hall and I welcome the engagement of all our young residents'” (Press Release).

This session, sponsored by Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and One Montgomery Green (OMG), is part of an ongoing series meant to provide a focus on environmental issues. Key topics for this event are to include: “engaging youth to understand concerns and solutions related to the environment and environmental health” (Press Release).

Students can submit questions to
Subject: Eco Evenings: Meet the SAPPlings.

Residents can register in advance to participate in the event via Zoom at:

Read the full press release.

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