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County of San Mateo Residents: Master Resource Conservation Course

Wednesday | December 21, 2016 | 6:00 am — Monday | February 06, 2017 | 5:00 pm

County of San Mateo, Office of Sustainability | 455 County Center, San Mateo, CA

The County of San Mateo’s Sustainability Academy (Academy) is a no-cost education and outreach program designed to raise awareness around sustainability and empower our San Mateo County community members with the knowledge and skills to promote resource conservation in their communities. The Academy courses are taught by local experts and offer participants access to cutting-edge sustainability information and best practices. The courses are a great way for you to get involved with sustainability projects in your community, build leadership skills, and meet new people who share the same interest!

8 consecutive Wednesdays, February 8 through March 29, 2017, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: County of San Mateo, 455 County Center, 4th Fl, Room 405, Redwood City

In this 8-week Master Resource Conservation course, you’ll learn the ins and outs of various sustainability topics, including energy and water efficiency/conservation, pollution prevention, stormwater management, sustainable transportation and land-use, and waste management. You will also learn about different local resource conservation issues, efforts underway, and what you can do to promote sustainability in your community.

A 40-hour volunteer commitment is required for participating in this course.
This popular course tends to fill up quickly, so please sign up soon!

You must be 14 years or older to attend the classes, and either a resident, business owner, employee, or student in San Mateo County.

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Cost: Free
Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information.

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