NCAT ~ The National Center for Appropriate Technology
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Energy Corps Wants You!
Interested in making a real difference that will help people and protect our natural resources? Passionate about energy conservation and efficiencies? Join NCAT’s Energy Corps program and help communities implement solutions for sustainable energy consumption. We are currently accepting applications for Energy Corps member positions right now in Montana. Learn more about the program and the open positions. Hurry – service term starts in October 2014!
Is your Arkansas school or organization interested in promoting sustainable energy consumption and education and fostering community sustainability? Then you want to join with NCAT by serving as a host site for this year’s crop of Energy Corps AmeriCorps members in Arkansas. Serving as an Energy Corps host site provides a unique opportunity to address our nation’s energy needs. Energy Corps also provides members with hands-on training and skills development to pursue a career in a green-collar workforce capable of meeting the needs of the future in an emerging green economy. Learn more and download the application.
Since 1976 the National Center for Appropriate Technology has been serving economically disadvantaged people by providing information and access to appropriate technologies that can help improve their lives. Learn more about NCAT
For more than 32 years NCAT’s energy team has helped implement energy conservation and efficiency improvements that result in cost savings while directly impacting climate change. Our specialists have expertise in commercial, residential, and farm energy. More information can be found on our Energy Page.
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Conference: Cover Crops and Risk Management
Topic: Montana Farm Tour Series – V
Presenter: Jeff Schahczenski, ~ NCAT Specialist
Location: Whitefish, Montana
Registration Info: Last in the summer-long series of Montana farm tours highlighting cover crops and risk management. Join us for a tour of an organic farm with Judy Owsowitz at Terrapin Farm in Whitefish. Terrapin Farm produces more than 500 varieties of diversified vegetable, herb, and seed crops. Jeff will provide information on crop insurance and risk management during the workshop.
Posted: 2014-07-01 12:05:54
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Conference: U.S. Botanic Gardens
Topic: Understanding and Managing Urban Soils
Presenter: Chris Lent, ~NCAT Specialist
Location: Washington, DC
Registration Info: Urban soils are exposed to conditions that can affect their ability to grow healthy plants. Dense populations, building materials, and water runoff can all have an impact on the quality and condition of the soils. Chris will help producers understand soil quality and how it relates to food quality. Chris will present this workshop a second time on July 27.
Posted: 2014-07-01 11:48:50
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