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Monday, February 4, 2008

"Growing Sustainably" Report

This evening, Monday February 4th, the participants of the 2007 Environmental Summit (including BikeAthens) will present their report, Growing Sustainably in Athens-Clarke County V, at the Federation of Neighborhoods monthly meeting, 7:30 pm, Presbyterian Student Center.
The Growing Sustainably V report is the joint effort of 18 local environmentally-concerned citizens' organizations. It is a progress report with recommendations, designed specifically to assist the Mayor and Commission in making informed decisions about growth and development issues in our community. There will be a panel of participants discussing some of the major environmental accomplishments of 2007 and the issues that will have the highest priority for 2008 action.
Organizations participating in the Environmental Summit 2007 included:
Athens Grow Green Coalition
Athens Land Trust
Athens-Clarke County Community Tree Council
Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, Inc.
Clean Air Athens
Emerging Green Builders, Athens Chapter (formerly SEEDS)
Georgia River Network
Joseph LeConte Group of the Sierra Club
Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful
Micah's Mission
Northeast Georgia Children's Environmental Health Coalition
Oconee River Land Trust
Oconee Rivers Audubon Society
Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission
Promoting Local Agriculture and Cultural Experience (PLACE)
Sandy Creek Nature Center, Inc.
Upper Oconee Watershed Network