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Graduate from the Green Academy

Roanoke City's Citizens for Clean and Green will host the 5th Annual City of Roanoke’s Green Academy - Spring 2015. The sessions will begin on Thursday, April 16th and will run for 5 consecutive weeks, ending on May 14th. The program will be held at at Fishburn Park Elementary School in the library. The evening begins with a light dinner at 5:30 followed by the presentation from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A final celebration will take place on May 14th with a graduation and picnic.

This is the fifth time for this popular series, with local expects sharing information of a variety of subjects.

The Green Academy is offered free of charge, but space is limited so register soon! Contact Nell Boyle at 540-853-5430 or nell.boyle@roanokeva.gov to register today!

Schedule

(Dates are set, some minor changes may occur to the presentation schedule and those will be published on the website)

Session 1 – April 16, Fishburn Elementary
5:30 – 6:00 Light Dinner
6:00 – 6:15 Introduction
6:15 – 7:00 Overview of Energy and Emissions Inventories
7:00 – 7:45 City Green Initiatives

Session 2 – April 23, Fishburn Elementary
5:30 – 6:00 Light Dinner
> 6:00 – 6:40 Transportation
6:40 – 7:15 Renewable Energy (Biofuels, Wind, Solar)

Session 3 – April 30, Fishburn Elementary
5:30 – 6:00 Light Dinner
6:00 – 6:15 City School Green Initiatives
6:15 – 7:00 Green Building/Weatherization

Session 4 – May 7, Fishburn Elementary
5:30 – 6:00 Light Dinner
6:00 – 6:35 Water
7:10 – 7:45 Air Quality

Session 5 – May 14, Wrap up event @ Heritage Farm
5:30 – 6:00 Light Dinner
6:00 – 6:45 Local Food
6:45 – 7:45 Dinner, Presentation of Certificates, and Socializing