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City of Roanoke Green Academy



The Citizens for Clean and Green will host the City of Roanoke’s Green Academy - Spring 2014. The sessions will begin on Thursday, March 6th and will run for 5 consecutive weeks, ending on April 3rd. 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 at Heritage Point Farm, a local food project of the Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op.

This is the fourth 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! Click on the Green Academy Registration link at the left to get started.


Session 1 – March 6, (Fishburn Elementary) 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Light Dinner
    Overview of Energy and Emissions Inventories
    City Green Initiatives - Municipal & Community
Session 2 – March 13, (Fishburn Elementary) 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Light Dinner
    Renewable Energy (Biofuels, Wind, Solar)
    Save a Ton/Energy Conservation

Session 3 – March 20, (Fishburn Elementary) 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Light Dinner
    Green Building and Stormwater
    City School Green Initiatives

Session 4 – March 27 (Fishburn Elementary) 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Light Dinner
    Recycling and Waste
    Air Quality

Session 5 – April 3, (Wrap up event @ Heritage Farm) 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Light Dinner
    Discussion of Local Food and Heritage Farm
    Dinner, Presentation of Certificates, and Socializing
    TO REGISTER: Contact Nell Boyle, Sustainability/Outreach Coordinator at

    540-853-5430 or


    Providing Quality Water and Wastewater Services in a Smaller Carbon Footprint: Sarah Baumgardner

    Weatherization: Billy Weitzenfeld

    City of Roanoke Green Initiatives: Ken Cronin

    Community Alliance for Energy Efficiency

    City of Roanoke Green Academy March 2012

    Lighten Up: Dr. Diana Christopulos

    Transportation: Jeremy Holmes

    Energy and Emissions Overview: Sean McGinnis

    Renewable Energy: Sean McGinnis

    Green Building: Nell Boyle

    Recycling and Waste: Cristina Siegel

    Food and the Environment: Sean McGinnis