Category Archives: CONFERENCES

National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program

Leaders from various sectors will engage in 3 days of free exchange of ideas and approaches to achieving environmental justice. These interactive training sessions will feature voices of experience, research, discussions, and thought-provoking dialogue. The program format will feature the needs and challenges of communities, governments, municipalities, tribes, faith-based organizations, and others with an interest in environmental justice. It will highlight programs and collaborations that work, as well as initiatives that have not proven successful. Program speakers will feature representatives from Federal and state agencies, local governments, tribes, community groups, business and industry, public interest groups, academia, and other entities. This interactive forum will give conference participants the opportunity to network with a variety of interests from diverse quarters. All conference participants will realize informative and productive resources that can support their individual program goals and objectives. Conference participants will also see examples of approaches that produce positive results through innovation and collaboration. All in all, the conference will prove beneficial and informative to participants.

Join us for The 2017 National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program at the Washington Marriott Metro Center, Washington, D.C. March 8-10, 2017

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Winter Wildlife Festival @cityofvabeach

​​​​January 20 – 22, 2017​ | Princess Anne​​ Recreation Center

This is your chance to witness winter wildlife all around Virginia Beach; whether it’s following fascinating bird activity, exploring the natural areas of our community or the musings of harbor seals near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. Learn what it takes to properly observe and identify wildlife in their natural settings. View 2016 festival photos | View the 2016 bird species list

See complete schedule here

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Our new online registration system​​ allows you to use your email address to login or create an account. Open the registration page, then c​heck to see if you already have an account, by clicking ‘Sign In’ then “Forgot Your Password’. If you’re new, you can click on ‘Create an Account’​ to get started​​. Search Winter Wildlife Festival and sign up for the Main Registration first, then you’ll be able to register for individual sessions.​​​

Traffic Skills 101: “Smart Cycling”

Traffic Skills Road Test

 

Traffic Skills 101 “Smart Cycling” (TS101) is a fast-paced class that will give you the confidence to ride safely and legally in traffic or on the trail. You will learn how to conduct bicycle safety checks, fix a flat, on-bike skills and crash avoidance techniques. Instruction will be both in the classroom and outside on a practice course and in traffic on local roads.  This class is for adults and children above age fourteen.

Cost: $30 per student.

Dates:
Friday, October 21st 2016 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Where:
The HUB @ecocyclingorg
501 West 35th Street Norfolk VA 23508

Register Here: http://bikeleague.club/ridesmart