Monday, May 15, 2017

Meet the Instructor! Kendall Barbery!

NHS of New Haven is proud to announce our Inaugural Environmental Leadership Series! 

Learn about the environment and your neighborhood, connect with useful resources and people, and aspire to create your own environmental projects.

This year's workshops are as follows:

June 13, 2017: Climate, Health, and Neighborhoods
June 20, 2017: Home Energy-Efficiency, Going Solar, and Other Renewable Solutions
July 11, 2017: Planning a Project
July 18, 2017: Water in Your Home and Neighborhood
August 1, 2017: Talking Trash, Managing Waste, and Greening Neighborhood Spaces
August 8, 2017: Transportation Matters and Project Showcase

Kendall Barbery will be facilitating our fourth workshop on "Water in Your Home"!

Kendall works to restore Long Island Sound by reducing runoff in urban watersheds throughout Connecticut and eastern New York. She facilitates watershed planning efforts and oversees green infrastructure planning, design, and construction as a project manager at Save the Sound—a bi-state program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment. In New Haven, she builds rain gardens and bioswales that reduce stormwater runoff and combined sewer overflows—helping to keep the restore West River for people and wildlife. Kendall holds a Masters of Environmental Science in social ecology and water resources from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (2014), and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio art, magna cum laude, from James Madison University (2004), and she is an active member of the West River Watershed Coalition.


Participants must attend at least five of the workshops listed above. 
Sessions will be held from 6pm-8pm at NHS of New Haven. Dinner will be provided. 

The application, as well as $20 registration fee, is due by June 6, 2017!

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