Rachel Carson Open House 2019


Rachel Carson Open House

2019 A Spring of Green Awareness

Saturday, May 4th — 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.

At the National Historic Landmark where she wrote, Silent Spring

11701 Berwick Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904

Featured Speakers:

Maya K. van Rossum 12:15 pm
Author of, The Green Amendment: Securing Our Right to a Healthy Environment (2017), she also is the Delaware Riverkeeper.


Dr. John E. Losey 1:00 pm
Professor of Entomology, Cornell University, a specialist in the study of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and declining insect populations. Also director of the Lost Ladybug Project).


Andrea Barnet 2:15 pm
Author of, Visionary Women… [Featuring Rachel Carson and 3 other Women], (2018).



Featured Entertainment:

Environmental Poetry Reading 1:45-2:00 pm
Meredith Davies Hadaway, published Maryland eco-poet and professor of English.

Songs and Music 12:00-12:15 pm & 2:00-2:15pm
“Harp and Soul, featuring Ben Bennington on guitar, and Meredith Davies Hadaway, on harp and as vocalist.



Garden Plant Sale,
by Chesapeake Natives, Upper Marlboro, Md.

Children’s Program

Organic Refreshments

Door Prizes!

Free to the Public!

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