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NRPA Green School

Mar 22, 2015 - Mar 26, 2015

West Virginia

School

NRPA is proud to introduce the Green School, a cutting edge four-day school held at Oglebay Resort and Conference Center. With the key audience being the park and recreation professional this school is also designed for anyone that has been charged to become a leader of sustainability in their community.

NRPA is proud to introduce the Green School, a cutting edge four-day school held at Oglebay Resort and Conference Center.  With the key audience being the park and recreation professional this school is also designed for anyone that has been charged to become a leader of sustainability in their community.   

This two-year training program, consisting of one week per year, will provide you with the ability to:  

  • Improve your facility’s environmental performance while reducing risk and liability
  • Reduce your waste management budget
  • Creatively reuse materials and minimize waste production
  • Lead green initiatives in your community 
  • Become environmentally responsible in your operations
  • Educate your community on the importance of environmental stewardship
  • Position your agency as role models for environmental stewardship in your community  

The first year will feature topics such as:  

• The Power of the Green Message • Building Your Own Green Team
• Calculate the Value of Open Space • Turning Your Building Green
• Green Maintenance Practices • Environmental Managements Systems
• Sustainable Landscapes  
   
   

The time is now – obtain the knowledge and harness the power to protect and enhance our environment for current and future generations.

http://www.nrpa.org/greenschool/

For more information about the program content, contact customer service at customerservice@nrpa.org