DUE: Thursday, June 15th: NUCFAC Challenge Grant Program
The Forest Service’s Urban and Community Forestry Program and the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (NUCFAC) are seeking collaborators to assist them with the development of the next Ten Year Action Plan (2017 to 2027).
*Applications are due June 28, 2013
To register and find additional information, please visit: http://www.fs.fed.us/ucf/nucfac

WBNR: Tuesday, June 18th (1:30pm-2:45pm): Supply Chain Systems/Business Logistics
A partnership between the Recycling Markets Center (RMC) and National Recycling Coalition (NRC) delivers an innovative programming to those who are seeking integrated opportunities for materials management. The webinar will explain the role recycling plays in reverse supply chain logistical systems. This webinar will delve deeper into the reverse supply chain system concepts in domestic and global markets.
Speakers: Richard Young and Steven Dunn
To register for the webinar: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/498911184

WBNR: Tuesday, June 18th (2:00pm-3:00pm): The Role of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in Creating Healthy Learning Environments (Session 2 of 8 )
This session is the second in a series of eight informative school environmental health webinars. During this session the attendees will learn how to apply the IAQ Tools for Schools Program Framework to real-world challenges so that everyday obstacles don’t become roadblocks to success. Also, the webinar will explain why IAQ is an essential component of green and healthy schools, and will provide examples of how school districts have successfully implemented and institutionalized comprehensive IAQ management programs in their districts.
To register for the webinar: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/496604320

MTG: Wednesday/Thursday, June 19th (7:30am-5:00pm)/20th (7:30am-1:30pm): Environmental Compliance Assurance & Performance Measurement Strategies

The objectives of the “National Meeting on Environmental Compliance Assurance & Performance Measurement Strategies” are to bring state, tribal, and federal programs together to share information and results; to discuss compliance assurance approaches and their effectiveness and to identify next steps for the States ERP Consortium.
To register for the event, please access the following link: http://www.newmoa.org/events/registration.cfm?m=73
To see the agenda: http://www.newmoa.org/events/agenda.cfm?m=73
To find more about travel Information: http://www.newmoa.org/events/travel.cfm?m=73
* The $50 meeting fee covers the cost of food.  Limited travel support is available for state and tribal government representatives.
For any questions you may contact Jennifer Griffith at jgriffith@newmoa.org

DUE: Thursday, June 20th: Tribal Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Deployment Assistance
DOE is soliciting applications from Indian Tribes, Tribal Energy Resource Development Organizations and Tribal Consortia, to install “community-scale” or “facility-scale” renewable energy and/or energy efficiency energy projects on Indian lands.  The renewable energy and/or energy efficiency projects are intended to provide electricity and/or heating and cooling or efficiency measures for existing tribal buildings, including homes, businesses, community buildings, government buildings, or other tribal facilities.
*Applications are due June 20, 2013
To register and find additional information, please visit:
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/Default.aspx#FoaIdce3e7d60-50f9-44d1-b4d8-45611d38bacf

WBNR: Thursday, June 20th (1:00pm-2:30pm): Effective & Affordable CBSM Strategies to Increase Recycling & Reduce Waste on Campus
Research shows that the most effective marketing initiatives aimed at changing behavior are carried out at the community level and involve direct contact with people. Marketing experts will walk through the steps involved in community-based social marketing (CBSM), discuss why this approach is particularly effective in changing behavior on college campuses, and share some real-world examples.
Presenters: Jay Kassirer, Shannon Leblanc and Emily Dietrich
To register for the webinar: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/282277609

How to access the calendars
P2RIC has made it easy to stay abreast of the P2 & sustainability activities of importance to technical assistance professionals in Region 7. Choose whatever method suits you (and your P2 & Sustainability Specialist friends) best. You can go to each site, or go to P2RIC.org, or even add the different information widgets to your own web site.

  • Check the regional calendar, P2RIC.org/temp_cal/index.cfm (It’s the best in the country for current events.)
  • Check the updates on Facebook.com/P2RIC (Get the P2 slant on sustainability posts.)
  • The Fight Waste calendar is available in agenda form on the bottom right hand column at http://calendar.p2ric.org/