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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Press Release: City of Annapolis Plays Host to Earth Day Events at Locations Around the City

City of Annapolis

Office of Mayor Gavin Buckley
160 Duke of Gloucester Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21401

For Immediate Release:
Mitchelle Stephenson, 410-972-7724 or

City of Annapolis Plays Host to Earth Day Events at
Locations Around the City on Friday and Saturday

Annapolis, MD (April 20, 2022) – On Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23, the City of Annapolis will play host to a number of City-sponsored events to celebrate Earth Day. 

On Friday, April 22:

  • At 10 a.m. Mayor Gavin Buckley, Deputy City Manager for Resilience and Sustainability Jacqueline Guild and City Arborist Brian Adams will join students, administrators and staff at a local elementary school for a tree planting and Arbor Day Proclamation ceremony. 

  • At 11 a.m., Mayor Buckley will be joined by Rep. John Sarbanes and local businessman Ryan Lamy of Pip’s Dock Street Dogs for an event at Susan Campbell Park on City Dock. 

  • At 2 p.m., Mayor Buckley will participate in a dedication ceremony at the bike park at Bacon Ridge Park in Anne Arundel County. 

  • In celebration of Bird City Day, at the “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center (273 Hilltop Lane, Annapolis), artwork from 55 Bates Middle School students depicting birds native to the Annapolis area will be showcased as a temporary art installation.  

On Saturday, April 23:

  • GreenScape: It is the 30th anniversary of GreenScape in Annapolis, where residents and businesses plant and beautify public spaces throughout the City. More information on GreenScape is available here. Below are the locations of the 64 GreenScape planting sites:

Acton Cove Park

Admiral Heights Community Pool

Amos Garrett Park

Annapolis Elementary School

Annapolis Gardens Community Center

Annapolis High School

Annapolis Maritime Museum

Annapolis Walk Community Center

Aris T. Allen Park

August Woods

Bates Middle School

Bay Ridge Islands

Bay Ridge Triangle/Robinwood

Brewer’s Hill Cemetery

Burnside Park

Busch Annapolis Library

Bywater Community Garden

Bywater Road (bus stop)

Calvary Center School

Calvary United Methodist Church

Cathedral Street

Chambers Park

Chesapeake Children's Museum

Conduit St/DOG Mews/City Garage

Dewey Dock

Eastport Elementary School

Eastport Firehouse-Grow Annapolis

Eastport United Methodist Church



Fairwinds (Georgetown Rd and Victor Pky)

Fowlkes Community Park

Forest Drive and Bywater Road

Georgetown East Elementary

Maryland Ave 

Harbormaster's Garden

Horn Point Park

Jeremy's Way

Lafayette Park

The Landings (Young Farm Rd)

Maryland Ave and State Circle tree well

Mary Moss @ J. Albert Adams Academy

Mount Olive AME Church

Mount Olive Community Life Center

NAAA Trail-Farragut Rd

NAAA Trail-Naval Academy Garden Club

NAAA Trail-Zonta

Parkwood (Hoffman Park)

Poplar Trail

St. John's College

Severn House

Shiley Park

S.Cherry Grove Ave bridge cleanup

Third and Chester Ave

Truxtun Park sign-Hilltop Ln

Truxtun Park-Sign 2 at road split

Truxtun Park - invasive removal

Truxtun Park- Sign 1 before courts

Tucker Street Park

Turner Playground

Veterans Park

Visitor Center

West Annapolis Elementary

Wiseman Park

The City encourages residents to celebrate Earth Day by taking part in activities like planting trees, picking up trash, or creating a backyard bird habitat. For more information (and more family-friendly Earth Day activities), visit

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