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Clean Economy Series

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The colleges of DCCCD are proud sponsors of the Clean Economy Series — hands-on workshops offering practical knowledge on how to live and conduct business in a more sustainable manner that supports people, the planet and the economy.
 
Conducted by nationally renowned thought leaders in their area of expertise, the workshops will touch, educate, inspire and move participants to action. The series began in Santa Fe and is produced by the New Mexico nonprofit Carbon Economy Series.
 

Speakers and Events

 

Nate Downey — Water Use in the Bold, New American Landscape 

Water Is the New Solar
Presentation 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 27. $10
Richland College, 12800 Abrams Road, Dallas, TX 75243 
Register online for the presentation.
 
 
The Bold, New American Landscape, Part 2: Active Water Harvesting With Cisterns
Workshop 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 28. $99
Richland College, 12800 Abrams Road, Dallas, TX 75243
Register online for the workshop
 
For more details about the program, email cleaneconomyseries@gmail.com or call Iginia Boccalandro at 469-554-9202.
 

Past Speakers and Events 

 
Keynote speaker, DCCCD Sustainability Summitphoto of Toby Hemenway
April 16, 8:30-9:15 a.m.; free
North Lake College, 5001 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving
 
Urban Permaculture: Growing Food, Healthy People and a Just Society in Cities, Towns and Suburbs
Workshop, April 17, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $99
North Lake College, 5001 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving 
 
Securing Our Local Food Systems
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. (free healthy food samples from 11:30-noon, talk from noon-2); free
Cedar Valley College, Performance Hall (Building E), 3030 N. Dallas Ave., Lancaster
A Steward's Dinner at Urban Acres
Twelve celebrity chefs will contribute to the dinner.
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 7-9 p.m.; $90
Local Food to the Rescue
Workshop, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $99
Cedar Valley College, Rooms M121-122, 3030 N. Dallas Ave., Lancaster
A Power Breakfast at Urban Acres
Thursday, Jan. 30, 7-9 a.m. Invitation only.
 
 
Patrick Dickinson80x80.jpgFriday, Feb. 21, 2014, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; $49
Eastfield College, Science Building (Building S), Rooms 100 and 101, 3737 Motley Drive, Mesquite
 
Attend this half-day workshop, presented by Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center and aimed at property managers. 
 
 
For more information:
For more details about each program, email cleaneconomyseries@gmail.com or call Iginia Boccalandro at 469-554-9202.

Learn More About Our Sponsors

Clean Economy Series Sponsors. View our sponsors at http://wwws.dcccd.edu/AU/Chancellor/OrgLearn/Councils/WG/DCCCDGreen/ces/Page