Viridiant's Building Sustainability Tour
Apr
26
12:00 PM12:00

Viridiant's Building Sustainability Tour

Day two of Viridiant’s Celebration of Sustainability will feature the Building Sustainability Tour. Join us from 12 – 3 PM on Friday, April 26th as check out what energy efficient housing looks like in RVA. This self-guided tour will include stops at a variety of building types – single-family, multifamily, and/or commercial. Hear from project leaders, residents, and experience the quality of EarthCraft-certified homes. More details coming soon.

2018 attendees toured an affordable home by Richmond Metro Habitat, a custom home with solar by Bain-Waring, and the Highland Park Senior Apartments, an affordable, historic project. We enjoyed hearing from project leaders, residents and experiencing the quality of EarthCraft-certified homes.

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VACU Beer Release Party - A Hoppy Home
Apr
26
5:00 PM17:00

VACU Beer Release Party - A Hoppy Home

Virginia Credit Union and Richmond Metropolitan Habitat 4 Humanity have partnered with Three Notch'd Brewery on a collaboration beer to benefit Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity. Come out and enjoy a pint of A Hoppy Home; a New England IPA brewed in Richmond by the Three Notch'd RVA Collab House.

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The Green New Deal VA Summit
Apr
27
8:30 AM08:30

The Green New Deal VA Summit

Green New Deal Virginia is an opportunity to tackle the twin crises of inequity and climate change at the speed and scale that justice and science demand.

We’ve been working for months with a wide array of allies to build out a Green New Deal Virginia vision and strategy.  With the Summit now offering another boost of momentum for a GNDVA, we’re excited to ramp up this work with allies; frontline communities; labor and climate justice advocates and elected officials.  It’ll take all of us to lay the groundwork now so that a Green New Deal Virginia can become a reality.

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Earth Day of Service
Apr
27
9:00 AM09:00

Earth Day of Service

Get your hands dirty and make a difference in your community this Earth Day! Join the Enrichmond Foundation for an Earth Day of Service on Saturday, April 27th. For our 26th year, we’re calling for neighbors all over Richmond to volunteer in their communities in our biggest Day of Service yet!

Join friends and neighbors to help clear invasive plants, plant native trees, beautify public spaces, and so much more! Please register to volunteer on HandsOn Greater Richmond - link under "Find Tickets".

Volunteers will work from 9am – 12pm and should come prepared to work outside. Be sure to wear clothes that can get dirty, closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, and a hat. Please bring gloves, water, and a snack to fuel your hard work. All work sites will involve physical activities, including lifting. If you are unable to stand for long period of time, please let us know in advance so we can arrange for extra seating.

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Party For The Planet RVA Presented by Viridiant
Apr
27
11:00 AM11:00

Party For The Planet RVA Presented by Viridiant

Taking place just by the river at Historic Tredegar, Party for the Planet is a non-profit hosted, family-friendly festival dedicated to environmentally-friendly living and sustainability. Honoring Earth Day, environmental groups and businesses will come together with local music, food and drinks to ignite interest in the health and well-being of our bodies, our city, and our earth.

Highlights include: Earth Day 5K Race Without a Trace; live music and entertainment; craft beer, wine, and local food trucks; kid-friendly activities; local community organizations, non-profits, artists and vendors; educational demos and activities to build interest in sustainability, health, and the environment; well-behaved, leashed dogs welcome!

Hosted by Viridiant, local non-profit committed to advancing sustainable construction

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Earth Day 5K Race Without a Trace Presented by VHDA
Apr
27
11:00 AM11:00

Earth Day 5K Race Without a Trace Presented by VHDA

The third and final day of Viridiant’s Celebration of Sustainability includes our family friendly, community-focused Earth Day 5K Race Without a Trace, showing off the best the city has to offer. Run, walk or stroll down the Virginia Capital Trail and see the beauty of the James River and its downtown surroundings. Learn easy ways to help the environment along the course and finish just half a mile from one of the best events of the Spring. That’s right, this race takes place in conjunction with Party for the Planet at Historic Tredegar, so when you cross that finish line, you’ll be steps away from the festival’s live music, vendors, food and drink, demos and plenty of educational information and activities. The race name says it all – our goal is to combine one of the city’s most environmentally friendly races with the most fun possible. Let us show you what the riverfront is all about!

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Webinar: Land Use and Permitting Utility Scale Solar Projects in Virginia
Apr
30
11:00 AM11:00

Webinar: Land Use and Permitting Utility Scale Solar Projects in Virginia

As the number of solar projects has increased in Virginia, developers are confronting a more challenging environment in securing land use and zoning approval for their utility scale solar projects.  Join Williams Mullen for our solar webinar series on Tuesday, April 30, from 11:00 – 11:35 am (EST), where we will discuss recent trends and emerging issues in siting utility-scale solar projects in Virginia.

The webinar will be hosted by Brad Nowak and Bob Riley, co-chairs of Williams Mullen’s Solar Energy team, who will be joined by Williams Mullen’s land use partners, Grady Palmer and Steve Romine.

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Richmond Solar and EV Charger Co-op Info Session
Apr
30
6:00 PM18:00

Richmond Solar and EV Charger Co-op Info Session

  • Richmond Public Library (Main Library) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Live in Richmond or the greater area and want to go solar and/or install a level 2 EV charger at your home? Now's your chance! Neighbors have formed the Richmond Solar and EV Charger Co-op with the help of Solar United Neighbors of Virginia to make it easier to save money on the purchase of solar panels and level 2 EV chargers, while building a community of local solar supporters. Join us for an information session to learn about solar energy and EV technology, as well as how co-ops simplify the process of going solar while providing a discount through its bulk purchasing power.

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Panera for project:HOMES
May
1
4:00 PM16:00

Panera for project:HOMES

Join project:HOMES on May 1st at Panera Bread to support project:HOMES' Keep RVA Cool emergency cooling program. 20% of the sales that evening will benefit Keep RVA Cool, which provides AC units to low income individuals during the hot summer months. Please present the flyer included in the ticket section when ordering.

Find out more about project:HOMES: www.projecthomes.org

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USGBC Virginia 2019 Leadership Awards
May
2
5:30 PM17:30

USGBC Virginia 2019 Leadership Awards

Join your fellow sustainability advocates at the USGBC Virginia Leadership Awards to celebrate Virginia building owners, designers and construction professionals who achieved LEED certification! Early Bird rates are available for USGBC community members until April 5!

LEED-certified spaces use less energy and water, save money for families, businesses and taxpayers, reduce carbon emissions and create a healthier environment for occupants and the community at large. Virginia is proud to be one of the largest users per capita of LEED in the U.S.

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EV Round-Up - May
May
11
9:00 AM09:00

EV Round-Up - May

Electric vehicle owners are invited to our EV Round-Up at the Brandermill Green Market, which was founded to bring quality products and a sense of community to this venerable Chesterfield subdivision.

What the heck is an "EV Round-Up?" It's an opportunity for electric vehicle owners to share their experiences with people who are curious about EV technology. Owners also get a chance to learn from each other about the ins and outs of having an EV.

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VAEEC Webinar: Mastering Energy Use Through Demand Management & Response
May
22
12:00 PM12:00

VAEEC Webinar: Mastering Energy Use Through Demand Management & Response

The VAEEC is hosting a webinar on Thursday, May 23rd to discuss how you can save energy and earn revenue through demand-side energy management and response. More details and a registration link to come.

Speakers:

  • Brian Gorham, Prince William County Public Schools

  • Leigh Anne Ratliff, CPower

  • Kimberlee Dobbins/Lori Herrick, City of Virginia Beach

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EarthCraft Building Professional Training
May
28
9:00 AM09:00

EarthCraft Building Professional Training

This 7-hour builder training provides a comprehensive overview of best practices for sustainable construction and design and explores how the EarthCraft program can help you get started in the green building sector. Whether you’re a single-family home builder, developer, architect, HVAC or insulation contractor, property owner/manager, or Housing Development Authority, you’ll learn cost-effective ways to improve the energy efficiency, indoor air quality, comfort and durability of homes, enhancing overall client appeal.

Take advantage of this opportunity to learn about the benefits of EarthCraft certification, learn more about the program, and get valuable information on effectively marketing the advantages of EarthCraft certification to their prospective buyers. Open to all who wish to attend.

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Clean the Bay Day
Jun
1
9:00 AM09:00

Clean the Bay Day

Each year, on the first Saturday of June, thousands of Virginians simultaneously descend on the rivers, streams, and beaches of the Chesapeake Bay watershed to remove harmful litter and debris. Thirty-one years strong, Clean the Bay Day is a true Virginian tradition and an annual opportunity for families, military installations, businesses, clubs, civic or church groups to give back to local waterways.

Signing up for Clean the Bay Day is easy! Find a location convenient to you on our locations list or interactive map and register yourself or your group. Your information will be sent to the coordinator for that location, who will get back to you with details about your specific site. When you show up that day, just come prepared to help pick up litter and debris! All clean-up supplies will be provided.

Find the site closest to you today! http://bit.ly/2Wk0DWI

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Advanced Energy Now | East
Jun
13
8:00 AM08:00

Advanced Energy Now | East

Policies that Make a Difference

What's driving advanced energy, from Florida to Maine? Our first annual Eastern Regional energy policy conference brings together business leaders and policymakers from across the region to identify ways to accelerate advanced energy growth through state and federal policy.

Topics will include:

  • Getting to 100% clean energy in New York - and elsewhere

  • "Beneficial electrification" of vehicles - and everything else

  • Opening wholesale markets to energy storage and other DERs

  • Catching the wave of offshore wind

  • Is "fuel security" an imperative, opportunity, or threat?

  • Role of energy efficiency on a cleaner power grid

  • New paths for renewable energy procurement

  • Energy policy - from State House to Congress

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Faith and the Green New Deal Panel
Apr
25
6:30 PM18:30

Faith and the Green New Deal Panel

Hosted by Virginia Interfaith Power & Light, come join grassroots organizers, educators, and faith-based community leaders and learn about how various communities are working towards environmental change, through supporting the Green New Deal. Through personal life stories and efforts, learn how being a person of faith impacts environmental advocacy and how various people from different walks of life view the Green New Deal.

Check out our other Earth Day week event, An East African Tradition: Coffee, Community, and Nature on April 22nd, at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1298346896970608/

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Energy Action Team Meeting
Apr
25
6:00 PM18:00

Energy Action Team Meeting

Community members in the Charlottesville/Albemarle area are welcome to join us for our monthly meeting. We coordinate local action to advance clean energy adoption in the community, including getting solar on our schools and making EVs more accessible.

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Viridiant's Building Sustainability Conference and Awards
Apr
25
1:00 PM13:00

Viridiant's Building Sustainability Conference and Awards

After nine successful years, Viridiant’s Sustainable Leadership Awards has expanded into the Building Sustainability Conference and Awards highlighting efforts to build sustainability in our communities and infrastructure with focus on health, resilience, and innovation. This event aims to educate and recognize innovative solutions of today to meet the needs of the evolving building industry of tomorrow. The conference will feature sessions and speakers, bringing together cross-discipline industry experts to share knowledge, inspire discussion, and drive change in the protection of our living environments, both inside and out. Awards will be presented to recognize the region’s leaders in high-performance construction with a focus on projects, programs and initiatives that represent the future of sustainable building.

This conference gathers together individuals who are working, studying, or interested in the intersection of humans and the built environment to include health, housing, commercial and institutional buildings, policy, and government sectors.

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Earth Day Sustainable & Local Pop-Up Market
Apr
24
5:00 PM17:00

Earth Day Sustainable & Local Pop-Up Market

Let your Earth Day celebrations continue with this free to attend pop-up market featuring local and sustainable vendors, music, and refreshments! Join the Virginia League of Conservation Voters, Richmond Herbalism Guild, Sierra Club Virginia Chapter, and HI Richmond Hostel in supporting local artisans and advocacy action.

Enjoy live music from Professor Bless with CJ Ali from 6-7pm!

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Sierra Club Falls of the James Advocacy Meeting
Apr
23
4:00 PM16:00

Sierra Club Falls of the James Advocacy Meeting

Mark your calendar’s to join Sierra Club’s Falls of the James Advocacy group at their monthly meeting Tuesday, April 23, 4-7 pm at the Richmond 300 Transportation Meeting at Studio Two Three (3300 W. Clay St) Plan on dinner to follow somewhere in Scotts Addition.

Richmond is looking at their Master Plan: Richmond 300

The Master Plan (also known as the Comprehensive Plan) establishes a vision for the growth of the City and outlines place-based policy recommendations to guide its physical development. The City Planning Commission uses this document as a guide for decision making. The primary tools for implementing the vision set forth in the Master Plan are the capital improvement budget, public projects, and the zoning ordinance. 

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Solarize NOVA Info Session
Apr
22
7:30 PM19:30

Solarize NOVA Info Session

Come learn whether solar power is a good investment for your home or business and how the Solarize NOVA Campaign can connect you with discounted prices from great local installers. This event is free and open to the public. Thanks to Fairfax County Government for hosting. To request reasonable ADA acommodations, please call 703-517-7251, TTY 711.

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Earth Day & Spring Energy Fair
Apr
22
3:00 PM15:00

Earth Day & Spring Energy Fair

Henrico County's Spring Energy Fair is free and open to the public. It will provide information on energy and sustainability and will offer refreshments, giveaways of free portable power banks for the first 100 attendees and opportunities to test drive an electric car from Drive Electric RVA. More than 20 vendors will be on hand to highlight sustainability, green building, energy efficiency, LED lighting, solar power and recycling. Tech For Troops will collect used electronics, such as mobile phones, tablets, laptops and flat screen monitors, in any condition for refurbishment and donation to veterans. Soles4Souls Virginia/D.C. will collect used shoes and clothes in any condition for those in need. For information, contact Carrie Webster at (804) 501-5763 or web050@henrico.us.

Vendors for the event will include Capital Lighting, Dominion Energy, Dorey Park Farmers Market, Drive Electric RVA, HKS Architects, Henrico Emergency Management, Henrico Environmental Management, ,Henrico Public Works, Henrico County Public Library, Henricopolis Soil & Water Conservation District, The Home Depot, HomeFix Custom Remodeling, Keep Henrico Beautiful, Moseley Architects, Quinn Evans Architects, Richmond Window, Siemens Controls, Sierra Club Virginia Chapter, Sigora Solar, Soles4Souls, Sun Tribe Solar, Sustainable Design Consulting (SDC), Tech for Troops, Virginia Cooperative Extension and Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.

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Drive Electric Earth Day 2019
Apr
22
3:00 PM15:00

Drive Electric Earth Day 2019

Drive Electric RVA will celebrate Earth Day in conjunction with the Henrico County Energy Fair, a semi-annual event that promotes clean energy and sustainability among county employees and the general public. Plans include a display of the latest electric vehicles, rides or test drives in selected EVs, our EV Experience educational exhibit, and activities for the whole family.

This event is part of the first annual Drive Electric Earth Day celebration sponsored by Plug In America, Sierra Club, and the Electric Auto Association. For more details, go to this page: https://driveelectricearthday.org/event.php?eventid=1729

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Vauxhall Island Cleanup
Apr
20
9:00 AM09:00

Vauxhall Island Cleanup

Join us to help clean up Vauxhall Island and 14th Street's Mayo Bridge. There is plenty of trash, so bring a friend to help. This might not be kid-friendly trash picking. Meeting at 14th Street Whitewater takeout and either attain up by boat, (there will be a few spots available in the raft or BYOBoat) or walk along 14th Street to Pick Up Trash.

Please bring/wear:
Close-toed shoes, boots might be preferred
Work Gloves
Long pants/shirts that can get dirty
Bottle of water

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RVA Green Drinks - Sierra Club Falls of the James Group
Apr
18
5:30 PM17:30

RVA Green Drinks - Sierra Club Falls of the James Group

The Falls of the James Group is the local arm of the Sierra Club, the nation's oldest grassroots environmental organization. Here in the Richmond area we do a wide range of activities, including program meetings at the Science Museum, advocacy of government, cleanups and outdoor activities. We are happy to sponsor the April Green Drinks at which we will highlight our upcoming annual fundraiser/landfill diversion event, the Big Yard Sale at University of Richmond. Please join your peers and friends at 5:30 on Thursday April 18 at Triple Crossing Beer in Fulton. Light edibles will be provided.

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EVs at Tech4All
Apr
18
5:30 PM17:30

EVs at Tech4All

Learn about electric vehicles and network with local tech professionals and nonprofit leaders at Tech4All 3.1. This semi-annual fundraiser benefits IT4Causes, a nonprofit organization that works with other local charities to provide them with great information and technology solutions. Tickets include heavy hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine and a chance to take ride in an EV (models to be determined).

Drive Electric RVA will support this event by staging an electric vehicle display and offering our EV Experience educational exhibit and interactive activities. If you are willing to show off your car and/or offer rides, please message us or send an email to DriveElectricRVA@mail.com and we’ll give you a special discount code to get 50 percent off the ticket price.

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Free Composting Workshop
Apr
17
6:00 PM18:00

Free Composting Workshop

Join the Virginia League of Conservation Voters and the HI Richmond Hostel for a free DIY composting event. Attendees will bring their own buckets and learn from a demonstration how to compost! Come learn how to live a little more sustainably! Light refreshments provided.

Address: HI Richmond Hostel
7 N 2nd Street Richmond, VA 23219
Time: 6 - 7 P.M.
Bring: Yourself and a large bucket!

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2019 Virginia Conference on Energy & Infrastructure
Apr
17
to Apr 18

2019 Virginia Conference on Energy & Infrastructure

Panel Discussion Topics Will Include:

Blueprint for successful job growth in rural Virginia
Attracting new companies and maximizing job growth is at the top of every economic development commissions’ priority list, especially in rural areas of the Commonwealth.

Creating a competitive energy workforce
As technology continues to advance and new efficiency standards respond to a changing environment, Virginia needs a well-trained, highly-educated workforce that can improve our energy grid from research and development to transmission.

Role of infrastructure in economic development
Without a well-maintained infrastructure system, business cannot increase productivity, improve growth, or move their goods and services to market.

Competitive energy costs for job growth
Spanning traditional and alternative sources, Virginia’s diverse energy portfolio encourages competitive energy prices that benefit businesses and residents alike.

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Drive Electric RVA Quarterly Meet-Up
Apr
16
6:00 PM18:00

Drive Electric RVA Quarterly Meet-Up

Electric vehicle owners and enthusiasts are invited to our quarterly meet-up, which is held in different locations throughout the metro Richmond area. We will review Drive Electric RVA's upcoming education, outreach, and advocacy activities as well as share our experiences, all while enjoying yummy food and a variety of craft beers. (Note: If you need to charge after the meeting, there are several options within a five-mile radius, including a DC fast charger at Aloft.)

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2nd Annual Earth Day Cleanup!
Apr
13
1:30 PM13:30

2nd Annual Earth Day Cleanup!

Our Second Annual Earth Day Litter Cleanup!!

"Plogging Edition" brought to you by Keep Virginia Cozy, Väsen Brewing Company, Richmond Community ToolBank, Triangle Rock Club - Richmond and HI Richmond Hostel!!

We will be meeting in the parking lot for Belle Isle and forming teams to head out and conquer the trails of our beautiful James River Park System! As well as helping to restore habitat for all our local pollinators! (i.e.: bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds)

Last year we removed over 300lbs of litter! Let's pull together this year and see what good we can do to help keep our trails and river cozy for everyone! There will be prizes, giveaways, coffee, snacks, friends, good times, delicious beer, and that great feeling that comes from doing something good for the Earth!

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Renewable Energy Conference at Tom Tom Festival
Apr
10
9:00 AM09:00

Renewable Energy Conference at Tom Tom Festival

The Renewable Energy Conference is a boutique, single-day gathering of executives, technologists, and policymakers for an in-depth discussion of 2019 trends to watch. Unpack the arrival of grid parity and the explosive growth of green finance. Get the inside story on game-changing innovations in storage, automation, microgrids, energy blockchain, and IoT. Learn how corporate and municipal emissions reduction targets affect your work and community, and engage with policymakers to explore climate action plans in your region. The energy revolution is here: connect with peers and pioneers in your area who are shaping a future that is as universal as it is sustainable.

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CvilleREA Renewable Energy Policy Discussion
Apr
9
2:30 PM14:30

CvilleREA Renewable Energy Policy Discussion

Please join the Charlottesville Renewable Energy Alliance (CVilleREA) for a comprehensive Virginia Policy Discussion, including the happenings at the State Corporation Commission, the General Assembly and within the Northam Administration. Panelists will discuss the progress we have made in the past year, the challenges we continue to face and the opportunities for 2019 and beyond. The panel discussion will be moderated by Karla Loeb, Chief Policy & Development Officer at Sigora Solar and board member of CVille REA.

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Regeneration through Design and Collective Action
Apr
9
12:00 PM12:00

Regeneration through Design and Collective Action

This presentation will feature core projects at a variety of scales that highlight how communities have worked collectively to increase their environmental resilience and economic prosperity, regenerate landscapes through ecological design, and to create an innovative local home. The presenters will highlight their work at multiple scales with public and private clients where they have developed consensus, engaged in design and developed ecological design plans for urban, rural and community sites that foster increased self-reliance, resilience, beauty and regeneration.

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Brownfields Listings Presents: Brightfields 2019 - Virginia
Apr
9
to Apr 10

Brownfields Listings Presents: Brightfields 2019 - Virginia

  • Virginia Museum of History & Culture (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This dynamic and interactive solar marketplace event will bring together solar developers, property owners, policy makers and professionals.

Brownfield Listings is proud to present 2019's premier solar energy development event in the southeast — BRIGHTFIELDS 2019 - VIRGINIA — powering up greenfields, brownfields and landfills.Brightfields 2019 – Virginia is a must-attend event for (1) landowners, property managers and communities interested in the development of solar energy on their land (rather than rooftops), (2) solar developers seeking land for purchase or lease, (3) public and private sector professionals working in the solar space, (4) anyone motivated towards developing greenfields, greyfields, brownfields, landfills and Superfund sites into solar power generating assets, or (5) anyone seeking to learn more about the application of solar power production onto the land.

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Bellemeade Community Cleanup & Invasives Removal
Apr
6
9:30 AM09:30

Bellemeade Community Cleanup & Invasives Removal

The 9th Sierra Club Falls of the James Group workday in Bellemeade is scheduled. The Groundwork RVA Board Chair, Bob Argabright, is targeting the removal of invasive plants, other gardening activities, riparian/streamside restoration, and general cleanup near the Bellemeade Community Center (adjacent to Oak Grove/Bellemeade E.S.). Volunteers will work alongside Groundwork RVA high school students, Middle School Green Team students, community volunteers, Boy Scouts, Richmond Tree Stewards, et al.
Please sign up @ https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4BA8AC29A46-bellemeade9

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April First Friday Webinar: Pioneering the Way to LEED v4
Apr
5
12:15 PM12:15

April First Friday Webinar: Pioneering the Way to LEED v4

The Library! At Bown Crossing project is one of the first endeavors to pursue certification under the new LEED v4 BD+C rating system. We invite you to explore the building design concepts and construction implementation regarding both design and LEED in an in-depth analysis.

The project team chose to implement LEED v4 before the registration deadline was established, resulting in a truly pioneering effort to certify before most projects considered taking the plunge. This choice was a collaborative decision between the design team, construction team, and key stakeholders.

In this course, lessons learned from this project to achieve LEED v4 BD+C: New Construction Silver Certification are analyzed to provide current and future project teams with best practices for implementing the new rating system effectively and efficiently. v4 is here, but there’s nothing to fear!

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2019 Rally at Main Street Station
Apr
4
4:00 PM16:00

2019 Rally at Main Street Station

The Rally at Main Street Station is Virginia’s premier alternative fuel and advanced vehicle technology event, supporting Virginia Clean Cities’ mission to improve Virginia’s air quality and economic security. 

This event is Virginia Clean Cities’ annual fundraiser to raise program funds to advance clean alternative fuel programs in Virginia. Your participation in this event will further our accomplishments. Join vendors, industry leaders, and fellow enthusiasts. Event includes vendor booths, an awards ceremony. Bring your alternative fuel vehicle and show it off! 

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JROC Monthly Meeting - April
Apr
3
6:00 PM18:00

JROC Monthly Meeting - April

For over 20 years, the James River Outdoor Coalition, (JROC) has provided resources to complete improvements in and around the James River Park System. We identify necessary park improvements and perform needed work that enhances the outdoor experience for all visitors. We also strive to educate and advise park users on safety and ease of use.

Come to our monthly meeting to learn more and get involved!

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Clean Water Happy Hour
Apr
2
5:30 PM17:30

Clean Water Happy Hour

Hosted by Virginia Conservation Network, James River Association, and Southern Environmental Law Center.

You can't make good beer with dirty water.

A typical beer is comprised of roughly 95% water, so the health of a brewery's local watershed is incredibly important for a quality brew.

Unfortunately, the Environmental Protection Agency is attempting to gut the Clean Water Act and endanger your favorite happy hour beverage.

Come to Triple Crossing Beer in Fulton to learn more about this dangerous proposal and take action to tell them to protect clean water! Jon Lugbill, the Executive Director of Sports Backers and member of the International Whitewater Hall of Fame, will speak about the need for clean water.

Oh, and did we mention the first 30 people in the door will get a free drink ticket on behalf of the James River Association? Come early!

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Project Clean up Richmond !!! (Oregon Hill / North Bank Trail)
Mar
31
11:00 AM11:00

Project Clean up Richmond !!! (Oregon Hill / North Bank Trail)

Hey there folks, we will be organizing teams of local volunteers / students who are interested in coming out to help clean The Mighty James River/Oregon Hill area on Feb. 23rd. We will be Partnering with Arbor Earth Foundation and RVA Clean Sweep (Trash Bags / gloves will be provided). Hope to see ya, & always remember "Leave only footprints" :) Tell a friend, lets make restoring our community fun again !!! (Meetup at the Oregon Hill Overlook @ 10am)

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