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Webinars Focus on Green Energy Initiatives

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1000 Friends of Florida and The Future Is Now Foundation are teaming up to produce a series of webinars focused on energy efficiency and renewable resources and the benefits they offer for communities.

The first of these "Smart Planning for Communities: Tapping Green Energy Strategies for High Power Returns" will take place on Thursday, August 11, from 2 until 4 p.m. The American Planning Association's "Sustaining Places" initiative will be discussed along with the integral relationships between smart planning, green energy, sustainability and economic viability.

• Mitchell Silver, AICP, PP - President, American Planning Association & City of Raleigh, NC Chief Planning & Economic Development Officer and Director, Department of City Planning
• Paula Thomas - City of Raleigh, Manager, Office of Sustainability, City of Raleigh, NC
• Randall Reid - County Manager, Alachua County FL & Sustainability Committee Chair, International City-County Management Association
• Sean McLendon - Manager, Sustainability Program, Alachua County

Future Webinars:
• August 18th: Clean Energy Technologies for Communities
• September 22nd: Sustainability & Energy Planning for Communities
• October 4th-6th (tentative): Transportation Alternatives for Energy Efficiency