Monthly Archives: February 2011

Project Food, Land and People Educators’ Workshop

Project Food, Land & People (FLP) is hands-on, peer-tested lessons for grades K-12. The lessons explore the interdependence of agriculture, the environment, and human needs. Subjects range from environmental science and stewardship; to human populations, health, and land use issues. … Continue reading

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First Comes State, Then Comes National

Bryan Evans, Director of the Pitt Soil and Water Conservation District, is reaping the benefits from all of his hard work over the last 16 years of service to the county.  After being named the N.C. Conservation District Professional in … Continue reading

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What is a Tree Worth?

The Article “What is a Tree Worth” quantifies the economic value of Trees in Urban Areas.  Key excerpt – “Everyone “knew” that trees cooled down buildings. McPherson measured the actual energy savings from Chicago’s trees. The shade from a large … Continue reading

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Green Energy Interships Available

Here’s a great opportunity for college students (that are NC residents) looking for a paid internship in Green Energy. See this flyer for additional information. For more information, contact Dan Robertson at [email protected] or 704-645-4867.

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2011 Association Program Objectives and Policies

The latest NCASWCD Program Objectives and Policies for 2011 have been released.  You can read them here.

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New Grant for Ecosystem Services

MIDLAND, MI — In 2010, the concept of ecosystem services appeared on the radar of a number of companies. But in the wake of news today from Dow Chemical, 2011 may be an even bigger year. The company today announced … Continue reading

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