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Oct. 10 forum to focus on sustainability education
GreeningUSA and the Syracuse Center of Excellence (SyracuseCoE) Center for Sustainable Community Solutions will hold their Introduction of Sustainability Education forum on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, 12-1:30 p.m. at the SyracuseCoE, Room 203, 727 East Washington St., downtown Syracuse. This Green Bag Lunch session will introduce various pre-k through high school sustainability education programs taking place or planned in Central New York schools. The event is free and open to the public.

The free monthly Green Bag Lunch forums are designed to bring together green professionals interested in sharing their expertise on community sustainability issues. Each monthly Green Bag Lunch topic mirrors a category in GreeningUSA's 12 Traits of Sustainable Communities Rating System.
Oct. 10, 2014 | Green Bag Lunch | Free
Topic: Beyond the Textbook: An Introduction to
Sustainability Education
Eventbrite - Green Bag Lunch: Food

Guest Panelists:

  • Theresa Mandery, OCRRA
  • Todd Rogers, Energy Training Solutions
  • Lisa Ruggero, Center for Sustainable Community Solutions

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But don't just take our word for it. Check out the science-based articles that we've assembled on research into various aspects of climate change. Then decide for yourself what actions we should be taking now.

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