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Travel Grants Available for Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference

Funding for municipal teams to travel to AUNE, EPA event

Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference is offering travel grants to teams from New Hampshire municipalities attending the conference, thanks to a grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.

Travel grants up to $375 will be awarded, with preference given to teams with at least one municipal employee, such as town manager or public works personnel, and at least one elected or appointed municipal decision-maker, such as mayor or selectboard member. Twelve grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

LOCAL SOLUTIONS will be hosted by Antioch University New England and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on May 19-21, 2014, in Manchester, New Hampshire.

The conference is designed for participants from throughout the region from northern Chesapeake Bay to the Eastern Maritime provinces in Canada. Local planners, educators, elected officials, and other professional municipal and county decision-makers will be able to network and learn how to better prepare for severe weather and climate change impacts in the Northeast. The third day’s track is specific to fostering preparedness linkages between schools and communities.

AUNE will begin accepting applications for travel grants on January 6, 2014. For more information about the grants and an application form, contact Joanna Wozniak at jwozniak@antioch.edu.

Register now for LOCAL SOLUTIONS. Early-bird pricing is available until March 1, 2014.

Find website and updates for Local Solutions: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference. For more information about the conference, contact Christa Daniels, AICP, cdaniels1@antioch.edu

About AUNE’s Department of Environmental Studies

AUNE’s Department of Environmental Studies (ES), one of the oldest graduate programs in environmental studies in the country, is celebrating its fortieth year. The department delivers visionary, progressive, and interdisciplinary programs that are helping students solve some of today’s most complex environmental challenges. It offers a master’s of science degree in environmental studies with concentrations in conservation biology, advocacy for social justice and sustainability, environmental education, science teacher certification, sustainable development and climate change, and self-designed studies. It also offers a master’s of science degree in resource and conservation management and a PhD in environmental studies. Learn more here.

Whole TerrainAUNE’s journal of reflective practice, which is housed in the ES Department, is celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year.

About Antioch University New England (AUNE)

Antioch University New England offers highly respected doctoral, master’s, and certificate programs in education, environmental studies, management and psychology. Located in Keene, New Hampshire, this unique institution serves approximately one thousand students each year. Our graduates have gone on to be leaders of positive change, working toward a more just and sustainable society. Founded in 1964, Antioch University New England is the oldest of Antioch University’s graduate campuses. Learn more at: www.antiochne.edu.

About Antioch University

Inspired by the work of pioneering educator Horace Mann, Antioch University, a private, non-profit, 501(c) 3 institution, provides learner-centered education to empower students with the knowledge and skills to lead meaningful lives and to advance social, economic, and environmental justice. With campuses in Keene, New Hampshire, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Seattle, and Yellow Springs, Ohio, Antioch University is a bold and enduring source of innovation in higher education. The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

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