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Welcome to the Green SBY Newsletter!

Thank you for your commitment to keeping Salisbury
a sustainable community for generations to come!

The Current

City of SBY
Partners with Chesapeake Bay Trust Grant Program
Funding available for projects in the City of Salisbury such as:  Tree Plantings, Stormwater Education, Litter Education & Cleanups, Rain Barrels, Rain Gardens, Permeable Pavements, and other stormwater practice education, and much more! To learn more, click the link below.
Research shows that spending time outdoors is key to healing from the inside out; Multi-sensory experiences with nature promote good health and overall well-being.

Source: Environmental Protection Agency Air Quality System and AirNow Credit: Daniel Wood/NPR

Wonder how the current public health crisis is affecting our air? In this short, 5-minute news story, NPR explores the relationship between us, the pandemic, trucks, cars, and our ozone. 

"Restoration's Time Is Coming"
Photo: Dave Harp/Bay Journal News Service)

Local Environmental Studies professor, author, and Bay Journal columnist, Tom Horton, argues for the need for environmental restoration rather than amelioration. 
Green Eats
In each issue, we'll feature an earth-friendly, plant-based recipe. By choosing a plant-based meal with local, in-season ingredients, you can dramatically reduce your carbon footprint! Not to mention, it's tasty and good for you, too!

Summer Pasta

with Lemon-Thyme Mushrooms and Toasted Walnuts


Connect with Your Local Green Team

Connect with us and your eco-minded neighbors at Green Drinks! 
Every 4th Tuesday of each month, at a new location (or virtual space!) 5:30-7:30 pm. Follow Green Drinks on Facebook for updates for our next Green Drinks!
SBY Green Drinks on Facebook

The Green Team will act in an advisory capacity to: help develop policies, assist with identifying grant opportunities, implement programs, and assist with educational opportunities for staff and community leaders.  The Green Team shall consist of five (5) residents of the City of Salisbury, who shall be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council to serve staggered terms of three (3) years.  The members may include municipal staff, elected officials and volunteers, members of community boards and commissions, citizen leaders, and representatives from community organizations.

Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 5:30 pm at the Government Office Building, located at 125 North Division Street, Salisbury.

Currently, due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, meetings are being held virtually using the Zoom platform. Please check the city website for the updated Zoom link.

To send a member of our staff a direct message, use the link below.

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