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November 2018

Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP)

November 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am - April 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Earth Advantage Classroom, 623 SW Oak Street, Third Floor
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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Join the Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP) program and learn cutting edge design and building best practices from our expert instructor, Stephen Aiguier of Green Hammer, as he guides participants through the entire spectrum of high…

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January 2019

Rogue Farm Corps farmer training programs 2019

January 8 @ 8:00 am - February 1 @ 5:00 pm

Applications are open with no fee through January 15th, 2019 for Rogue Farm Corps' farmer training programs for seasonal positions in 2019 on diverse, sustainable host farms in 4 chapter locations in Oregon. A $15…

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Civic Ecology: A Citizen-Driven Framework for Communities

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Much of the conversation around sustainable development has focused on designing better “hardware” – energy efficient buildings; renewable energy; leaner, greener infrastructure. While these manifestations of sustainability in the built environment are important, they are…

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Progressing National SDGs Implementations

January 30 @ 6:00 am - 8:30 am
Free

What are Voluntary National Reviews? Voluntary National Reviews are one of the key mechanisms to track the implementation progress of the commitments enshrined in the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Presented annually at…

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February 2019

The Sustainability Education Summit 2019

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

The University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment is hosting a multi-media, online Sustainability Education Summit. Read on and visit our web page for more information! The Sustainability Education Summit 2019 is a cutting-edge multimedia, interactive…

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Teach The World Understanding Islam to Enrich Civic Education and Diversity in Schools

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Muslim Educational Trust, 10330 SW Scholls Ferry Rd
Tigard, OR 97223 United States
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$25 – $40

In light of the recent influx of refugee families from Afghanistan, Bosnia, Somalia, Iraq and Syria, a rising percentage of Muslim students are attending schools in the Portland area. As a result, it is critical…

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GEC’s New Environmental Benefits Calculator

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

In January, the Green Electronics Council is launching a new Environmental Benefits Calculator that measures the environmental and cost benefits of purchasing sustainable EPEAT-registered products. The new calculator features modules for mobile phones, computers and…

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Volcano Naturalist Program

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clark College, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way
Vancouver, WA 98663 United States
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$360

The Mount St. Helens Institute and the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument are please to announce the seventh year of the Volcano Naturalist Program. The Volcano Naturalist Program is an exciting in-depth look at…

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WEBINAR: 8 Attributes of Successful Sustainability Leaders

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
$25

Based on his book, "The Battle To Do Good: Inside McDonald's Sustainability Journey," Bob Langert, who led McDonald's CSR efforts for 25 years, will discuss McDonald's fascinating and turbulent journey to try to be a responsible company…

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Unleashing the Power of the Private Sector in Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

February 18 @ 8:00 am - March 22 @ 5:00 pm
$500

This course introduces participants to the different types of private sector entities and demonstrates how strategically engaging with these entities can help implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It introduces participants to tools to…

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FREE Naturescaping Basics Workshop

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Free

Join us for a FREE Naturescaping Basics Workshop! Learn to create a low-maintenance landscape that conserves water, minimizes pollution, and creates habitat. Get natural gardening & design tips that mimic nature, and make your garden a…

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March 2019

FREE Beneficial Insects Workshop

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Ave
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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Free

Meet the beetles, bugs, flies, lacewings and other invertebrates that provide free pest control. You will discover ways to attract and sustain these friendly beneficial insects that help your garden thrive.

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