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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

Register Online

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

Justice for All: Current Developments in Environmental Justice

William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review Volume 40 spring symposium is entitled “And Justice for All: Current Developments in Environmental Justice.” The event is free and open to the public.

WHEN 

WHERE William & Mary Law School – 613 South Henry Street Williamsburg, Virginia 23185 – View Map

eco-justice
Click here to Register

Panels:

What is environmental justice? (10:00-11:20 AM)
Ryan Fitzpatrick, U.S. Department of Transportation
Danny Gogal, EPA Office of Environmental Justice
Alice Kaswan, University of San Francisco School of Law
Patrice Simms, Howard University School of Law

Public Health (11:30-12:30 AM)
Dr. Erica Holloman, Greater Southeast Development Corporation
Virginia Ruiz, FarmWorker Justice
Mike Walker, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Grassroots Leadership (1:30-2:30 PM)
Dr. Nicky Sheats, New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance
Dr. Andrea Simpson, University of Richmond
Sharonda Williams-Tack, Sierra Club

International Environmental Justice (2:40-4:00 PM)
Maryann Nolan Chong, U.S. Agency for International Development
Upasana Khatri, EarthRights International
Jesse Worker, World Resources Institute