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National Wildlife Federation has launched its fifth annual Chill Out: Climate Action on Campus competition this Fall. We are now accepting entries from colleges and universities (and high schools) in six categories – one of these categories is Green Jobs and Education (other categories include student actions, campus actions, green sporting events, innovation & design, and high school actions). You can enter by:

1. Creating a 2 minute video about your program or project
2. Filling out the
entry form with info about your program or project
3. Uploading your video to
http://www.gogreentube.com/groups/NWFChillOut2010-2011  

Entries are due by December 19. 

Winners will receive:

* Grant money 
* National publicity
 
* Your campus video featured in national webcast

Students, faculty and staff are eligible to compete! Visit www.campuschillout.org today!

 

Please contact me with any questions or you can email campus@nwf.org.

 

Thanks,

Kristy

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Many of you have participated in previous MPO planning studies, or expressed an interest in hearing about opportunities to weigh in on the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan.

 We’ve been out and about, all over the region, presenting on the major policy initiatives of the draft plan throughout most of 2010. Time flies when you’re having fun, and the plan is now scheduled for adoption at our December 15th Executive Board meeting– so the last remaining opportunities for public review and comment are upon us! 

 Everyone living and working in Middle Tennessee is invited to learn about what’s in the Plan, and express support or opposition to policy changes therein. Join us tomorrow evening in Lebanon with Wilson County‘s mayors, or find out about a Community Conversation in our neck of the woods! Let us know you’re coming by RSVP’ing on facebook.

  • Wilson County – Tues., Nov. 9th, 5:30-7:45 p.m., Lebanon Town Meeting Hall, 200 Castle Heights Ave N, Lebanon 37087 – with Mayors Craighead, Elam, and Hutto
  • Rutherford County – Tues., Nov. 16th, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Smyrna City Hall, Council Chambers, 315 S. Lowry Street, Smyrna 37167 – with Mayors Bragg, Burgess, Dover, Erwin, and Tune 
  • Davidson County – Mon., Nov. 29th, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Nashville – with Mayor Dean, details to come
  • Williamson County – Tues., Nov. 30th, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Franklin Police Dept., Community Room, 900 Columbia Ave, Franklin 37064 – with Mayors Anderson, Crossley, Dinwiddie, and Schroer

 Everyone living and working in Middle Tennessee is invited to learn about what’s in the Plan, and express support or opposition to policy changes therein. Join us tomorrow evening in Lebanon with Wilson County‘s mayors, or find out about a Community Conversation in your neck of the woods! Let us know you’re coming by RSVP’ing on facebook.

 

PLEASE NOTE new adjusted times (above) for tomorrow’s Wilson County meeting, to accommodate the 5:55 p.m. Lebanon arrival of Music City Star rail transit passengers.

 

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Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s TrailBlog keeps you in touch with what’s happening at RTC and across the world of trails and greenways – from innovative practices to the latest action alerts. The mission of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people.

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