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Cedar Valley College Offers Free Conference On Sustainability

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One-Day Event Will Feature Developer Trammell S. Crow and Soil Expert Elaine Ingham

The “H3: The Responsible Pathway” Sustainability Conference presented by the Sustainable Communities Institute at Cedar Valley College will boast two impressive keynote speakers for this year’s event — Earth Day Dallas founder Trammell S. Crow and Soil Foodweb founder Dr. Elaine Ingham.

The free conference will be held from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday, March 20, at Cedar Valley College, 3030 N. Dallas Avenue, Lancaster. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Visit  http://cvc.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9QAspyY0VKJqX7D to register.

During the morning session, attendees will hear from Ingham, a renowned leader in soil microbiology and research of the soil food web, the community of organisms living all or part of their loves in the soil.

After lunch, Crow, president of the Crow Family Foundation, will discuss Earth Day Texas 2015 (formerly Earth Day Dallas), how it is transforming the nation’s perception of Texas, and the state’s journey to sustainability.

The conference theme is “Clean Jobs, Clean Resources, Clean Environment and Quality of Life.” Breakout sessions will follow one of three tracks: Saving the People (Body & Soul), Saving the Planet, and Saving & Obtaining Money.

Attendees will learn how to change the culture within their communities to realize the economic, social and environmental benefits that result from decision-making principles steeped in sustainability.

Visit www.cedarvalleycollege.edu/sustainablecommunities or call Dr. Maria Boccalandro at 972-860-5204 for more information about the one-day “H3: The Responsible Pathway” Sustainability Conference.

About The Sustainable Communities Institute at Cedar Valley College
The Sustainable Communities Institute (SCI) at Cedar Valley College develops training and educational programs, awareness activities and resources for the campus and surrounding communities. These programs showcase environmentally responsible technologies, which lead to improved air quality and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

For more information contact Dr. Maria Boccalandro, Sustainability Director for Cedar Valley College at 972-860-5204.

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