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August 2014

Aug 1   Fri Land Stewardship Project's Annual Twin Cities Summer Potluck Cookout
Aug 3   Sun Summer Clothing Swap with Do It Green! Minnesota
Aug 4-Aug 6
2014 Summer Institute for Climate Change & Energy Education
Aug 6   Wed Greening Vacant Properties (EPA webinar)
Aug 7   Thu Metro Blooms 7th Annual Garden Party - "Putting Down Roots"
Aug 7   Thu MPRB Ecological System Plan - Community Advisory Committee Meetings
Aug 8   Fri Great River Greening Night with the St. Paul Saints
Aug 9   Sat Building and Baking: Brick Oven Basics
Aug 9   Sat Mounds Park Walk & Talk -- River History & Landscape Revival
Aug 10   Sun Midwest Pantry Local Food and Gift Wholesale Show
Aug 10   Sun Public Forum on Judaism, Energy and Climate: Breakthrough Sustainability Solutions that Save Money, Create Jobs, Protect National Security and Bring About Tikkun Olam (Healing the Earth)
Aug 13   Wed Flood Resilience and Recovery Assistance: Lessons Learned from Vermont (EPA webinar)
Aug 14   Thu Loeb Lake Family Fishing
Aug 18-Aug 22
Happy Dancing Turtle Eco Camp, 3rd & 4th grade
Aug 19   Tue Sustainable Entrepreneurs - hosted by Net Impact Minneapolis
Aug 20   Wed Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Grants: Opportunities to Align and Leverage Partnership Investments (EPA Webinar)
Aug 21-Sep 1
Eco Experience at the Minnesota State Fair
Aug 21   Thu Movie: "The End of Suburbia"
Aug 21   Thu SE CERT Community Solar Public Forum
Aug 23   Sat Cooperative Solutions, A Convergence for a Just and Sustainable Economy
Aug 26   Tue Dinner and Bikes with Elly Blue and Joe Biel
Aug 27   Wed MPRB Ecological System Plan - Community Advisory Committee Meetings
Aug 29-Aug 31
North American Permaculture Convergence
Aug 29-Sep 24
WEN MN Sustainable Water Event

Ongoing Events

MCAD Sustainable Design Online Courses & Related Film Series
** Additional Environmental Education Events
** Additional Renewable Energy & Sustainable Living Workshops
** Additional Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry Events
** Additional Transportation Events
** Additional Green Building Events
Minnesota River Calendar of Events
U of MN Institute for the Environment Calendar
EcoTuesday Minneapolis
Locals Night at Trotter's Cafe - every Saturday night
Green Drinks of La Crosse
MN Master Naturalists West Metro Chapter Meeting
Feb 22 - Solar Drinks Toronto at Joe Bidali's (Canada)
IATP's Percolate Discussion Series at the Peace Coffee Shop - Wonderland Park
What's FRESH and LOCAL in August?
Reuse Alliance MN Chapter Meeting
GreenPOWER Green Generalist Job Training Workshop
Reuse Alliance MN Chapter Meeting
GreenPOWER Green Generalist Job Training Workshop
A Sense of Wonder: Rachel Carson's Love of the Natural World and her Fight to Defend it
Odyssey 2012
Twin Cities Green Drinks
School Waste Prevention and Recycling Network
Schedule Your Water Quality Presentation!
Storm Drain Stenciling with FMR

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