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Welcome to the newest addition to this site, The Green Fund Chronicles, where we give you all the best updates of NAU’s ever present environmental pursuits. In our first post we are letting you know about an awesome opportunity brought to you by NAU Green Fund. The Better World Film Series will be taking place every Monday throughout the semester; there will be films ranging from bags to cars and everything environmentally in between. Our hope is that we will get to see you all on Monday nights from 7-9 in the Gardener Auditorium in W.A. Franke College of Business. The events will be free with your student ID and food and drinks will be provided. Come enjoy these fascinating movies and some free food with the Green Fund!
Monday, Feb. 4th 7-9pm Bag It
Monday, Feb. 11th 7-9pm Last Call at the Oasis
Monday, Feb. 18th 7-9pm In Organic We Trust
Monday, Feb. 25th 7-9pm The Big Fix
Monday, Mar. 4th 7-9pm A Chemical Reaction
Monday, Mar 11th 7-9pm Revenge of the Electric Car
Monday, Mar. 25th, 7-9pm Your Environmental Road Trip
Monday, Apr. 1st, 7-9pm End of the Line
Monday, Apr. 8th, 7-9pm Trashed
Monday, Apr. 15th, 7-9pm Chasing Ice
Monday, Apr. 22nd, 7-9pm Earth Day
CALL FOR PAPERS!
OCTOBER 12 &13, 2012
We are accepting submissions for the 7th Annual Traditional Agriculture and Sustainable Living Conference till September 21, 2012 at Northern New Mexico College. We are soliciting papers in all areas where traditional practices are aligned with the concept of sustainability. Presentations should be focused on activities and research on the traditional aspects of sustainability through:
· natural organic farming practices
· seed saving
· education in traditional foods and medicines,
· developing markets for surplus crops,
· value added production, and
· helping communities maintain or return to their traditional cultural lifestyles.
In this conference, we are interested in fostering discussion around work pertaining to:
· Clean, Safe Accessible Water, and Water Rights
· Women in Traditional Agriculture
· Spirituality in Agriculture
· Innovations in Sustainability
Include a 500-word abstract that outlining the topic of the presentation. Each proposal, should include a one- paragraph biography and a one-page c.v., including address, phone, and email address for the point of contact. Indicate AV equipment needs, if any.
Deadline for Statements of Interest: September 17, 2012
Acceptance Notices will be sent by September 21, 2012
Email each submission in PDF form to: email@example.com Or send by mail service to: Sostenga Center, Northern New Mexico College, 921 Paseo de Oñate, Española, NM 87532.
For more information, visit: http://4bridges.org/conference-information/