Event - Climate Change Educators' Workshop,
August 14th, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM. Join educators from around the state in this interactive workshop sponsored by Mass Audubon focused on enhancing the state of climate change education in the classroom. Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, Easthampton. Register here
Event - Climate Change Communication for Land Trusts Workshop: Learning from Peers
. Save the date! Our affiliated Climate Communications Expert Work Group is partnering with MassLand (Mass Land Trust Coalition) to host a workshop on Sept. 12th at Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm in Lincoln. Stay tuned for registration details.
Event - Climate Change, Changing Health: Strategies for Addressing Public Health in the Age of Climate Change
, September 20th, 7:15 AM - 11:45 AM. The forum will take place at the UMass Club in Boston. Register here
News - The MA House of Representatives approved the Greenworks bill
championed by Speaker DeLeo. The legislation would establish a 10-year grant program that would be administered by EOEEA to fund clean energy, energy efficiency, and climate change resilience measures. Greenworks now moves on to the Senate.
The State Legislature's conference committee released its report on the upcoming allocation of funds for the FY20 State budget
. This includes $2.19 million for "Climate Adaptation & Preparedness"
initiatives. The budget is now headed for the Governor's desk.
Support for community science collaboration - communities and community groups are invited to partner with the American Geophysical Union's Thriving Earth Exchange
to design and launch a project. Thriving Earth Exchange projects match communities with a volunteer scientist to inform and tackle priorities relating to natural resources, natural hazards, climate change, sustainability, and health. Apply here
. There is no cost to communities to participate other than your time. Due August 16 for a September project launch. (Due November 15 for a December launch.)
Job - Climate Resilience Project Manager,
Mystic River Watershed Association, Arlington. Manager will be responsible for helping to launch the Social Resiliency working group for the 14-community Regional Mystic Collaborative. (Posted July 8th)
Job - Senior Sustainability Consultant
, Quantis, Boston. Primary responsibilities include translating the results of Quantis' science-based analysis of climate and environmental into tangible environmental impact reduction projects. (Posted July 19th)