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Sustainable Floridians Certification

Added by evvnt_Platform on 2017-09-25

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2017-10-05
Last Date Last Day: 2017-12-07
Deadline for abstracts/proposals Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 2017-10-05

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: University of Florida IFAS Monroe County Extension and City of Key West
Email Email:
Address Address: Key West, Key West, FL, 33040, United States
Phone Tel: (305) 292-4501

Conference Description:

Are you interested in learning about your ecological footprint? The Sustainable Floridians Program teaches you how to reduce resource consumption, save money, and become part of a transition to a more environmentally, socially and economically sustainable future.

What You Will Learn:
The seven week course combines group discussions, weekly action exercises and resource materials for an interactive and informative program. You will be provided with course materials, books, energy conservation devices for the home, and other products that relate to sustainable living. Each week we will meet to learn about:

Sustainability basics
Energy conservation
Climate change
Local foods
Land use issues
Water conservation, and
Community leadership

October 5: Key West City Hall, 1300 White Street, 12 to 4 pm.
October 12: Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, 12 to 4 pm.
October 19: Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, 12 to 4 pm.
October 26: Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, 12 to 4 pm.
November 16: Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, 12 to 4 pm.
November 30: Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, 12 to 4 pm.
December 7: Bernstein Park, Stock Island, Potluck and Graduation; Time TBD.

Your role as Sustainable Floridians
When you commit to becoming a Sustainable Floridian you take on the role of educator and activist within your local community. You will work to advance the message of sustainability and encourage residents to answer the call to sustainability.

Sustainable Floridians may:
Become a Master Recycler
Give educational programs to the public
Support youth activities (K-12)
Write newspaper articles or blogs
Research new and emerging policies and technologies
Conduct tours and assessments
Participate in local outreach events

Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

Category: Classes / Courses.


Price: Registration - USD 75.
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