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25% off Dan Chiras' Hands-on Green Building Workshops

by: on 04/28/2009
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This just in from Dan Chiras, author of Power From the Wind, and The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy:

Hands-on Green Building Workshops

For those interested in pursuing a career in green building, building a green home, or energy retrofitting an existing home to cut fuel costs and lower their carbon footprint, The Evergreen Institute is …

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If Life Gives You Lemons...

by: Heather on 04/22/2009
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Here at New Society Publishers, we are lucky enough to work with a fabulous assortment of authors, artists, designers, printers, and a host of other publishing professionals. More than 99% of the time, the process of publishing one of our books is smooth and relatively hassle-free, which is a real testament to the talent and commitment of all the …

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Food Security for the Faint Hearted on Gabriola Island

by: EJ on 02/20/2009
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Robin Wheeler, will be visiting Gabriola Island, BC, Canada to introduce her timely and delightful book Food Security for the Faint of Heart. She will be speaking at the Roxy Theatre, Tuesday February 24th from 7-8.

This event has been sponsored by Friends of the Library Gabriola Branch and the Vancouver Island Regional Library.

Please join us for …

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New Society's Dan Chiras Opens Renewable Energy Educational Center

by: Heather on 02/17/2009
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Dan Chiras, author of the upcoming Power from the Wind, recently announced the opening of a new educational center in east-central Missouri. The Evergreen Institute offers hands-on instruction in solar electricity, wind energy, passive solar design, residential energy efficiency, green building, and natural building.

The courses are taught …

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Eco-municipality Leadership Training

by: Heather on 02/10/2009
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This just in from Sarah James and Torbjörn Lahti, co-authors of The Natural Step for Communities: How Cities and Towns can Change to Sustainable Practices

Citizen & Planner Leaders for Local Sustainability
Eco-municipality Leadership Training
May 29-June 2, 2009
Tufts University, Medford, MA

This coming spring in 2009, a 4-day national training …

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