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Curb Your Climate Impact with WPB’s and the UF’s Climate Smart Floridians Program

Curb Your Climate Impact with WPB’s and the UF’s Climate Smart Floridians Program

June 2, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:                
Diane G. Papadakos, Director of Communications
City of West Palm Beach – Mayor’s Office
[email protected]
(561) 822-1411 (TTY: 800-955-8771) 

Curb Your Climate Impact with the City of West Palm Beach’s and the University of Florida’s Climate Smart Floridians Program

WHO:                   City of West Palm Beach Office of Sustainability
                             The University of Florida IFAS Extension
                             City of West Palm Beach residents, students, and businesses

WHAT:                 The University of Florida IFAS Climate Smart Floridians Program prepares individuals to make a big impact in the world through a course of study that provides a practical, comprehensive, multidisciplinary foundation for everyone. The City of West Palm Beach Office of Sustainability is proud to offer the Climate Smart Floridians program to residents, students, and businesses.

Through this 8-module program, you will enhance your skill set in areas including climate change, home energy, renewable energy, yards, food, water, green building, transportation, and consumption with a special focus on West Palm Beach issues and impacts. The program is taught by instructors who are experts in their respective fields, and courses are designed for practical real-world application. Participants will have access to free conservation resources provided by the Office of Sustainability.

Attend as few or as many modules as you’d like. Upon completion of all 8 modules, a special certificate will be awarded. Limited class size

Registration is required. Click here to register

WHERE:               Mandel Public Library (3rd Floor Clematis Room)
                             411 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach

WHEN:                 All Modules will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Wednesday, June 21, 2023 – Intro to Climate Smart Floridians
  • Wednesday, June 26, 2023 – Climate Change and Health
  • Wednesday, July 10, 2023 – Home Energy and Renewable Energy
  • Wednesday, July 17, 2023 – Water
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2023 – Food
  • Wednesday, July 31, 2023 – Florida Yards
  • Wednesday, August 7, 2023 – Consumption and Waste
  • Wednesday, August 14, 2023 – Green Building and Transportation 

CONTACT:           Elaine Christian – call (561) 804-4984 (TTY: 800-955-8771) or email [email protected].

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Originally published at https://www.wpb.org/Home/Components/News/News/3442/772?npage=5
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