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New Sustainable Lecture Series Begins October 14 in Coconut Creek

The City of Coconut Creek will launch a free lecture series focused on sustainability with topics such as water conservation, energy efficiency, composting, alternative transportation, green roofs, sustainable community forests and sustainable gardening. The monthly series begins on October 14, 2009 and runs through May 18, 2010 (no session in December) and will be held at Coconut Creek’s Government Center () at 7 p.m.  All Broward County residents are invited to attend.  For more information on topics and speakers, visit


October 14, 2009

Dr. Roger Messenger, V.P. of VB Engineering & retired Professor of Electrical Engineering (FAU)

“Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Solar Energy: What Can We Expect?”

November 17, 2009

Art Constantino, Master Gardener

“Water Conservation – Saving Rain and A/C Water with Rainbarrels”

January 19, 2010

Dr. Kimberly Moore, Associate Professor, Environmental Horticulture, University of Florida Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

“Green Roofs in Urban Landscapes”

February 16, 2010

Dr. George Fitzpatrick, Environmental Horticulture Professor, University of Florida Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

“Composting Basics for Homeowners”

March 16, 2010

City of Coconut Creek and Broward County Staff

“Alternative Transportation – Bike Lanes, Greenways and More”

April 20, 2010

Dr. Mike Orfanedes / Sharon Vollmer

“Creating a Sustainable Community Forest” / “Benefits of Trees”

May 18, 2010

Diana Guidry, NatureScapes Broward

“NautureScapes for a Greener Planet”

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Sep 26 2009. Filed under Broward County, Coconut Creek, Events, Families, Fort Lauderdale, Local news, Transportation, Water management. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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