Events and Volunteer Opportunities


Important COVID-19 Update: EcoAction Arlington greatly values our volunteers and your health and safety is extremely important to us. Adhering to the stay-at-home order issued by Governor Northam, all in-person events scheduled through June 30 have been cancelled and our office is closed for the foreseeable future. We are closely monitoring the situation and will continue to make proactive decisions that are grounded in care for our members, volunteers,staff and the community.

Upcoming Events



Arlington County Board Candidates Environmental Forum

Date: Thursday, June 25
Time: 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Via Zoom

Update – We’re pleased to announce that last week’s event is being rebroadcast with support from Arlington Independent Media.

The rebroadcast dates for the Arlington County Board Candidates Environmental Forum on AIM-TV are Monday, June 29 @ 9pm, Wednesday, July 1 @ 6pm, July 3 @ 5pm, and July 5 @ 10am & 9PM. The tape delayed forum will air on AIM-TV, Comcast channel 69 / Verizon channel 38 and streaming live on ArlingtonMedia.org.


The June 25 event focused on climate change, smart growth, resiliency, equity, and natural resources with the candidates for the Arlington County Board special election on July 7: Bob Cambridge (R), Susan Cunningham (I)  and Takis Karantonis (D).  The event was moderated by Janine Finnell, Executive Director of Leaders in Energy. Thank you to our co-sponsors: Arlington Independent Media, Arlington Regional Master Naturalists, Audubon Naturalist Society, the Coalition for Smarter Growth, Interfaith Power & Light (DC.MD.NoVA), Leaders in Energy, SustainableScoop, and the Tree Stewards of Arlington and Alexandria.

  (The list of co-sponsors was updated on June 11, 2020.)


EcoAction Arlington Members Online Social

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Date: Tuesday, July 28

Time: 5:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Via Icebreaker

Join fellow EcoAction Arlington members for an online summer social. Connect, share and learn with other like-minded folks interested in sustainability and protecting the planet. We’ll be meeting online via the Icebreaker platform which provides the opportunity to meet others in a speed-dating format.  All current EcoAction Arlington members will receive an invitation to register online via email. If you are not yet a member, we hope you’ll join today.

Deadline for registration is 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 28th, 2020.  


2020 Upcoming Calendar Of Events

Saturday, Sept. 12 – International Coastal Cleanup

Saturday, Sept. 26 – Native Seed Collection


Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteering with EcoAction Arlington on an ongoing basis? Then please take a moment to complete our volunteer application. The application enables us to collect information about your skills and interests so that we are better able to match you with our volunteer needs leading to a more fulfilling experience for all. We’ll send you notices about upcoming volunteer events and opportunities that might be a good fit. Please complete the application today.


Adopt-a-Street

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Please consider getting involved with the Adopt-a-Street program through which you can help to keep your community clean by supporting litter control on a section of an Arlington Street. Learn more about how you can Adopt-a-Street through Arlington County.