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Evironment, Economy, Equity: It’s About Time

Evironment, Economy, Equity: It’s About Time

By Amanda Horn Our fearless leader, Dr. Jen Huntley, said something today that got me thinking: In 2010, the Natural Resource Defense Council designated Reno one of the top 25 “smart cities” in America, demonstrating that our area has made progress toward sustainability. However, given that the Truckee Meadows is blessed with an abundance of ...

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greenUp! Sustainability Interactivity a smash hit

greenUp! Sustainability Interactivity a smash hit

Thanks so much to all of you who came out to Swill a couple of weeks ago (has it been that long already?). Dr. Jen gave a fantastic talk that got brains firing…the audience played a fish game to illustrate the challenges we face with our natural resources and the solutions we can find when ...

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The Savior of the Lake

The Savior of the Lake

Jacquie Chandler makes a statement as soon as she enters the room.  A tall woman, her long silver hair frames kind but determined eyes. When you meet her, the first thing she talks about is the water. She doesn’t just talk. She emotes. Either you’re in the blue camp or you’re stuck in a dying ...