University of Minnesota and City of North St. Paul to launch new sustainability collaboration Friday
September 5, 2013
Who: University of Minnesota and City of North St. Paul
What: 2013-2014 Resilient Communities Project Launch
Where: North St. Paul Community Center and School, 2300 North St. Paul Drive, North St. Paul, Minn.
When: Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
North St. Paul elected officials, city staff and residents will join University of Minnesota academic leaders Friday to launch a new partnership through the Resilient Communities Project. The partnership will bring the expertise of hundreds of graduate students and faculty from across the University to 21 sustainability-related projects identified by North St. Paul.
Students will earn credit for their participation while North St. Paul will benefit from the contribution of time and expertise to completing projects in areas such as: living streets, green energy and conservation, housing and aging in place, environmental education, crime watch and neighborhood identities, civic engagement and communication, community branding, emerald ash borer management, trail connections, redevelopment readiness, staff development, downtown revitalization and economic development, bulk solid waste disposal, public art and community gardening.
11:30 am – Lunch and Welcome
12:00 pm – Overview of Program and Projects
RCP is an initiative of the University of Minnesota Sustainability Faculty Network and is supported by the Institute on the Environment and Center for Urban and Regional Affairs.