Webinar: Green Sports and Venues as Environmental Stewards

Wednesday, May 29, 1-2:30 pm Register at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/692328314 Several prominent sports teams and not-for-profit organizations have a story to tell about why they got involved with environmental concerns at venues and the positive changes they have experienced when they track and measure these reduction. Learn about the challenges they faced during their initial assessments about …

Obama Administration Releases Updated Principles and Guidelines for Federal Investments in Water Resources (Including Climate Change Section) – Public Comments due June 27, 2013

The Obama Administration released updated Principles and Guidelines (P&G) for federal investments in water resources to accelerate project approvals, reduce costs, and support water infrastructure projects with the greatest economic and community benefits.  The modernized P&G will allow agencies to better consider the full range of long-term economic benefits associated with water investments, including protecting …

EPA to Host Free Webinar Series on Climate Change Adaptation for States, Tribes and Local Governments from June 3-12, 2013

EPA's Office of Strategic Environmental Management and North Carolina State University will host a virtual symposium on climate change adaptation for states, tribes, and local governments in a series of on-line sessions over two weeks in June. The series will bring together state, tribal, and local stakeholders; EPA representatives; and experts from a variety of …

EPA’s WaterSense Releases Tips and Tools for Sprinkler Spruce-ups

Homes with automatically timed irrigation systems use about 50 percent more water outdoors than those without.  A system can waste even more water if it's programmed incorrectly, a sprinkler head is pointed in the wrong direction, or if a leak exists.  EPA's WaterSense is encouraging homeowners to do a little "sprinkler spruce-up" this summer. WaterSense …

Help wanted: Public needed to uncover clues in natural history collections

Read the full story from UC Berkeley. Like bugs? Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at natural history museums? Interested in helping scientists understand our changing environment? These are just some of the reasons why people should join a project led by UC Berkeley’s Essig Museum of Entomology. Through Calbug, any volunteer with …