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Energy Commission Speaker at Library Wednesday

Audubon Society coordinator to discuss environmental issues following Hurricane Sandy.

The West Orange Energy Commission Green Speaker Series will continue on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. at the West Orange Public Library.

Project Coordinator Urban Education for the New Jersey Audubon Society will provide tips from the Audubon Society in “Turning a Storm into an Opportunity: Giving New Life to your Storm-Damaged Backyard.”

The talk will discuss how to turn a backyard into an environmentally friendly wildlife habitat in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

The interactive and family-friendly event is free and open to the public.

The West Orange Public Library is located at 46 Mount Pleasant Ave. (Route 10).

Jerome Leslie Eben, AIA, PP November 12, 2012 at 07:35 PM
I will certainly try to attend this talk. It is also important for the public to know what to do about their homes and businessess after the storm. This is a time for us to envision a positive and imaginative recovery opportunity. Our local government and it's citizens can make long-term decisions that will affect and may even significantly alter the built environment in a positive way Consideration of comprehensive neighborhood redesign, downtown business renovation, landscape redesign and preservation are but a small list. As an architect and planner the silver lining of a disaster is the opportunity to remedy underperforming aspects of our community.
mike brick November 14, 2012 at 02:46 AM
The Green Series Lecture Series brings to West Orange innovative ideas on a sustainable future. This lecture is so appropriate as its contents deals with our changing environment and how we can adapt to it. Keeping with the old ways will not suffice for a difficult future. Hurricane Sandy has taught us that global weirding is here to stay and will only intensify. We have great resources to learn from. As Chairman of the W.O. Energy Commission, I invite all our fellow citizens to attend this lecture to be exposed and learn how to adapt our properties to the new reality that faces us all. See you at this lecture. Mike Brick

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