Getting green done

Posted: Friday, April 02, 2010

What people are doing all over town to meet Juneau's current needs, without compromising our future responsibilities.

If you want to be included on this list, contact Sarah Lewis at 586-6898.

Celebrate Earth Day 2010 at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors' Center on April 17

The Juneau Commission on Sustainability (JCOS) Promoting the economic, social, environmental, and governmental well-being of Juneau and all its inhabitants, now and into the future. April 7, 5:15 p.m., Downtown Library, large conference room

Contact: Beth McKibben, 586-0465, beth_mckibben@ci.juneau.ak.us

More info: www.juneau.org/clerk/boards/Sustainability/Sustainability_Commission.php

The JCOS Food Security Committee Develop.m.ent of local food resources and preparedness for short- and long-term needs. April 14, 5:15, downtown library, large conference room

Contact: Beth McKibben, 586-0465, beth_mckibben@ci.juneau.ak.us

More info: www.juneau.org/clerk/boards/Sustainability/Sustainability_Commission.php

The JCOS Energy/Greenhouse Gas Committee Energy generation & conservation, and greenhouse gas reduction. April 28, 5:15, AEL&P Office, 5601 Tonsgard Court

Contact: Beth McKibben, 586-0465, beth_mckibben@ci.juneau.ak.us

More info: www.juneau.org/clerk/boards/Sustainability/Sustainability_Commission.php

Slow Food Southeast Alaska Reconnecting Southeast Alaskans with the people, traditions, plants, animals, fertile soils and waters that produce our food. April 4, 4 p.m., call for location.

Contact: Nancy DeCherney, 907-586-8282, nancydecherney@mac.com

More info: www.slowfood.com

Southeast Alaska Conservation Council (SEACC) Finding balanced, sustainable solutions to regional land management and community issues.

Earth Day, April 17, 11:00-3:00, Glacier Visitor Center. Come to the SEACC Booth!

Contact: Mark Gnadt, 586-6942

More info: www.seacc.org

Southeast Alaska Building Industry Association (SEABIA) Representing the building industry on local, state, and national levels. Call for events.

Contact: Valerie Williams, 453-5774

More info: www.seabia.com

Turning the Tides Raising awareness about the health of the ocean and the importance of the ocean in our lives. Call for Earth Day events.

Contact: Dixie Belcher, 789-0449, DixieBelcher@hotmail.com

UAF Cooperative Extension Service An outreach educational delivery system supported by the United States Department of Agriculture and UAF, with a focus on community self-reliance. Call for events.

Contact: Darren Snyder, 796-6281

More info: http://www.uaf.edu/ces/

US Green Building Council (USGBC), Alaska Chapter Committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. April 20, 12 p.m., 8th floor of the Federal Building.

Contact: Mike Dombkowski, 463-2421, michael.g.dombkowski@uscg.mil

More info: www.usgbc.org



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