The 8th Annual Green Academy Begins Thursday, September 13th!

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The 2018 Green Academy


The Citizens for Clean and Green presents the 8th Annual Green Academy from Thursday, Sept. 13 through Thursday, Oct. 11th from 5:30 - 8:00 at Fishburn Park Elementary School. Each week the group meets for a casual light meal, followed by two presentations on a variety of environmental topics, delivered by local experts. The Academy begins with a look at the global picutre and then brings it down to the local level. It covers practical tips for you to use in your home, information on community programs, and resources for green living in Roanoke! 

Proposed Agenda (Note a differnt location on October 4th for a special outing)


Session 1 – September 13,  Fishburn Elementary

            5:30 – 6:00   Light Dinner

            6:00 – 6:10   Introduction 

6:10 – 6:50  City Green Initiatives

6:50 – 7:30  Overview of Energy and Emissions Inventories 

         Session 2 – September 20, Fishburn Elementary

              5:30 – 6:00  Light Dinner

              6:00 – 6:45  Green Building/Weatherization 

              6:45 – 7:30  Recycling and Waste


Session 3 – September 27, Fishburn Elementary

5:30 – 6:00  Light Dinner

              6:00 – 6:45  Transportation 

              6:45 – 7:30  Air Quality 

 Session 4 – October 4,

Carvin’s Cove

              5:30 – 6:00  Light Dinner

              6:00 – 6:45  Water 

              6:45 – 7:30  Renewable Energy (Biofuels, Wind, Solar)

  Session 5 – October 11, Wrap up event @ Fishburn Elementary

              5:30 – 6:00   Local Food 

              6:00 – 7:30  Dinner, Presentation of Certificates, and Socializing

For questions about the Green Academy call Nell Boyle at 853-5430