Our Misson

  • DCEN meetings, briefings, networking, and special events! 
  • DCEN Green Budget Campaign
  • DCEN Zero-Waste Campaign
  • DCEN Climate Campaign
  • DCEN Healthy Rivers, Trees, & Wildlife Advocacy

The DC Environmental Network has been a leader in efforts to to make sure our nation's capital city does what is necessary to mitigate and adapt to the climate crisis. Our engagement on urban forestry, wildlife, zero-waste, clean rivers, and energy issues, will always prioritize reducing carbon emissions and preparing for the worst impacts of climate change.

DCEN has led and will continue to lead education and advocacy efforts in support of environmental and economic sustainability in the District. Our primary focuses include: 

30 August 2019

DC can help save the Amazon Forest!

12 September 2019

Working with DC Office of People's Counsel

DCEN Campaigns

The DC Environmental Network (DCEN), founded in 1996 — is working toward a vision of rebuilding Washington, DC’s neighborhoods, and communities for long-term economic and environmental sustainability — accomplishing this by protecting, restoring, and enhancing, the Capital City’s urban environment.

17 October 2019

Nadeau award & Office of Resilience Hearing

The Climate Crisis

DC Environmental Network

Ward 2 Green Candidates Forum on February 6th!


Mark your calendars! On February 6th, at 6:30 PM, the Sierra Club - DC ChapterDC Environmental Network, and others, are sponsoring an educational forum to ask District Ward 2 DC Council candidates their thoughts on the important sustainability issues of our time, including the climate crisis, making DC a zero-waste city, and issues surrounding our rivers, trees, and wildlife. All are invited to what may be the only Ward 2 environmental candidates forum.

You can RSVP here!