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The Office of Sustainability & Environmental Resources
The office advances practical solutions for protecting the environment, conserving energy and living sustainably in Frederick County, Maryland.

Join us in building a sustainable foundation for our region's prosperity, health and vitality! Together, we can ensure that Frederick County is a great place to live and work today and for future generations.

Ready to Take Action?
These featured programs offer sustainable steps you can take today.

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Green Homes Challenge
Learn about the Challenge then start saving energy and reducing utility bills with the new online tool,

Energy & Green Building Information
Contact us at (301) 600-6864 for information on energy efficiency and conservation, rebates and incentives, or green building related questions. We're here to help!


Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan
Read Frederick County Government's analysis of Maryland Department of the Environment's local Watershed Implementation Plan targets for Frederick County here.

Frederick County Stream Survey and Watershed Reports
We conducted a four year study of the health of waterways in Frederick County that the Frederick News-Post called "a sterling example of good local government at work, providing valuable information that enhances resources sustainability here and downstream." View the Frederick County Stream Survey and watershed reports

Frederick County Sustainability Commission

The  Sustainability Commission meets the third Wednesday of the month (except for July when there is no meeting). Meetings take place at 3 p.m. in the Third Floor Hearing Room of Winchester Hall. All meetings are open to the public.

Keep up to date with Sustainable Frederick County initiatives through our quarterly electronic newsletter. Sign up to receive future issues by email or read our latest issues. Check out our publications page for additional resources. Interested in learning more about . . . ?