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Growing Green in the Valley

5/5/2011 // By Jen Fournelle

Blue Ridge Community College, a partner of the Greenforce Initiative, will host Growing Green in the Valley for agricultural producers, agri-tourism operations, and related businesses and interested individuals on Thursday, May 19 from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Plecker […] Read more >

NWF Intern Alex Costakis: “My first time at Power Shift”

5/2/2011 // By Alex Costakis

I’ve spent the last week or so attempting to capture the essence of my Power Shift 2011 experience in little more than a thousand words. Quite frankly, this is one of the hardest things I have ever done.  As a […] Read more >

Midwest Youth at the top of their game this year at Power Shift 2011

4/29/2011 // By Alex Costakis

This year, at the Energy Action Coalition’s national Power Shift 2011 conference, the Midwest brought a huge delegation of motivated young leaders ready to fight and win the battle for a 100% clean energy economy and a more sustainable future. […] Read more >

Chill Out this Earth Day with NWF!

3/23/2011 // By Jen Fournelle

On April 13, National Wildlife Federation will unveil the winners of the 2011 campus Chill Out competition!  These campuses are incredible examples of how the students, faculty and staff at colleges, universities and high schools are leading the way towards […] Read more >

Let’s Face it, Who Doesn’t Love Cookies?- Grassroots Fundraising in a Struggling Economy

3/22/2011 // By Alex Costakis

Like hundreds of colleges and universities across the nation, Earlham College, Indiana is fundraising to send students to the Energy Action Coalition’s Power Shift 2011 conference in DC this spring.  With the conference on April 15-18 and rapidly approaching, they’ve […] Read more >

Grand Rapids City-Wide Power Shift Event

3/16/2011 // By Alex Costakis

This Friday 3/18 at 7pm in the John F. Donnelly Conference Center, Aquinas College is hosting a city-wide Power Shift 2011 event for students and community members across Western Michigan. Read more >

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Guest Post: Consumer Voices Focus on Improving McDonald’s Climate Leadership from the Ground Up

3/15/2011 // By NWF

This guest post comes courtesy of Mark Harrison, Campaign Coordinator at Climate Counts. He can be reached at mharrison@climatecounts.org. First, let’s do the numbers: McDonald’s has over 32,478 restaurants in 60% of the world’s countries and recorded $24 billion in […] Read more >

Southern Virginia prepares to build biomass power plant

2/4/2011 // By Kristy Jones

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) is preparing to build a biomass plant in South Boston, Virginia, using the wood waste left over from the local logging companies. NOVEC is a locally based and locally owned electric distribution system headquartered in […] Read more >

Big News! Power Shift 2011 Date and Venue Change- Register for the Conference Today!

2/2/2011 // By Alex Costakis

Power Shift 2011 has moved! The conference will now take place at the DC Convention Center from April 15-18. Click here to register to attend. Though it was originally intended to take place at RFK Stadium, the DC Convention Center is the largest space available in the entire city, thus the dates of the convergence have been pushed back by one week to take advantage of this great opportunity. Read more >

PlaNYC wins EPAward

12/1/2010 // By Derek Brockbank

EPA announced it’s “Smart Growth” awards for livability in cities and towns. New York City’s PlaNYC took the top award. Read more >