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Pet Waste

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Be a doo-gooder and pick up the pet waste in your yard!


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We live in a beautiful region surrounded by water. It impacts everything from the food we eat to the fun we have as well as our economic livelihood. Our daily actions have a lasting impact and it's up to us to protect and restore our waterways. It takes a community of individuals making small changes to make a difference. Getting involved in the Bay Star programs is one way you can be part of the effort to protect our region's most defining natural resource, water.

What’s the good, green word?
askhrgreen.org4 hours ago

For those folks who mistakenly believe that leaving your dog’s calling card 💩 on the lawn helps fertilize it, so sorry. Dog waste contains parasites and leads to bacteria formation and other bad stuff. ❌

In fact, some diseases 🦠 can be...
askhrgreen.org6 hours ago

Charlie & his human, Margaret, live in Norfolk where Charlie diligently protects the backyard from squirrels, geese and ducks. They've taken the pledge to always scoop the poop and help keep our communities and waterways clean. 🐶

Make your pledge at
askhrgreen.org1 day ago

We're not one to shy away from an uncomfortable here you go. Let's talk about menstrual products and all the new zero or low waste options new to the marketplace. Disposable is no longer the only option.

via HRSD
askhrgreen.org1 day ago

Spending your days out on the water? If you see an algal bloom or fish kill, be sure to report it! Tracking algal blooms is an important part of tracking local water quality and the health of our rivers...especially as hot summer days start to...
askhrgreen.org1 day ago

Your pup 🐶 has probably never gone on so many walks before the pandemic. If you’re like a lot of us, and going a little stir-crazy staying at home, a great excuse to get outside is… It’s time to walk the dog! Again! 🐕
askhrgreen.org3 days ago

Over the last eight weeks, we’ve shared important environmental topics with your elementary and middle school students through carefully organized lesson plans for this time of learning-from-home. Our last lesson in the series is available now and it's all about YOU.