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October 2018

RDG Planning and Design – 2018 Design Residency

October 24 - October 25
RDG Planning and Design, 301 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 500309 United States
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JOIN US: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23 - 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Welcome Ceremony WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24 - 8:00 am – 9:45 am Introductory Panel Kick-off Design Residency with the vision, program structure and goals. Presenters provide an overview into climate resilience followed by a curated panel discussion. Confirmed participants include: • Eric Weiland, Advisor/Program Manager - FEMA • Jonathan Rosenbloom, Dwight D. Opperman Distinguished Professor of Law; Director, Environment and Sustainability Program - Drake University Law School 10:00 am –…

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20 Years – Taking a Stand for the Land – Annual Meeting and Celebration

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
University of Northern Iowa’s (UNI) Center For Energy & Environmental Education, 8106 Jennings Drive Cedar Falls, IA
Cedar Falls, IA 50614 United States
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Join us October 27 for our 20th Anniversary Annual Meeting. From 10:00 pm to 4:00 pm, with our special guest Eric Giddens, Energy Program Manager for Community Energy and Climate Action at the UNI’s Center for Energy and Environmental Education. We’ll also have a “walking workshop” led by the Tallgrass Prairie Center, a story telling panel sharing stories and insights from the past 20 years of 1000 Friends of Iowa and much more!  Registration is $35 per individual/$60 per couple…

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November 2018

Food Access in Your Neighborhood

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Martin Luther King Jr Community Center 1650 Garfield Ave, Des Moines, IA 50316, 1650 Garfield Ave
Des Moines, IA 50316 United States
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Whether it is the lack of a grocery store, farmers market, community gardens, or fresh, affordable, and healthy food – We need better access to food in all of our neighborhoods. We know with the impacts of climate change, the issue of food access will get even worse. Come help us give the City of Des Moines ideas on how to improve food access for ALL residents. Join us for a free dinner, activities for kids, some take-home ideas and…

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