Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – June 2014

1.     Guest:  Steve Dunn, UW-Oshkosh joined us to discuss his experience and perspectives of how businesses view and incorporate sustainability.  Much was shared and discussed. Here are some highlights: Early on, businesses mostly focused on complying with the law and did things for compliance, not the environment Their goal was/is to stay in business  and […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – 2014

Present: Gerry Whitman, Craig Moser, Dave Tebo, Dick Gosse, Jim Resick, Paul Farrell, John Conrad, Linda Stoll, Roger Kanitz, Carol Kasimor, Kathy Thunes, Aimee Niendorf, Catherine Neiswender, Elizabeth Williams Guests: Kim Miller, Jeff Roe, DNR Notes: 1. Resilient urban tree canopy – Kim Miller and Jeff Roe, DNR Kim and Jeff shared information on the […]

Earth Week 2014

Welcome to the the Earth Week Information link! Please use the Community Calendar to view 2014 Earth Week Events!  Click on the colored header above to find the complete list of Earth Week Activities. In our Earth Week Partnership page you can learn a little more about the Partnership’s history and how your group can become […]

Joint Electronic Recycling Events of Neenah, Menasha, and the Town of Menasha

As noted in the community calendar on this website, there will be electronic recycling events provided as a service to the Fox Valley Community by these three communities on April 26th and May 3rd as noted in the flyer shown here.   Any citizen of the Fox Valley can go to any of the sites noted! […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – September 2014

Attendees: Ria Hull, Linda Stoll, Craig Moser, Catherine Neiswender, Roger Kanitz, Kathy Thunes, Dean Gazza, Mike VanDyke, Dick Gosse, Carol Kasimor, Elizabeth Schultz, Chris Miller and Jim Resick. Next meeting was set for Thursday, March 20 at 3:00 p.m., Platinum Flight Center at Outagamie County Airport, including tour of this green facility. Summary of Meeting […]

Town of Menasha Sustainability Success Tracking 2014-01-06

Plans Adopted Comprehensive Plan w/ sustainability issues addressed Park and Open Space Plan with trails/walkability addressed. Ordinances and Policies Adopted Sustainability Policy Green Procurement Policy Wind Power Ordinance. We have adopted our own Zoning Ordinance, which allows for more flexibility in regards to planning and building for sustainability. Construction Projects Completed Installation of a 28kW […]

Harmony with Nature Conference, Jan.25

On Saturday, January 25, 2014, Wild Ones Fox Valley Area Chapter will be holding our 18th Annual Conference Toward Harmony with Nature in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. We are very fortunate to have Dr. Doug Tallamy, nationally recognized environmental speaker and award winning author of Bringing Nature Home, giving the keynote presentation on “The Vital New Role […]

Sustainable Communities Network Quarterly Meeting Minutes – October 2013

October 3rd 2013 Transcribed by Roger Kanitz Attendees: Kathy Thunes ECWRPC, City of Menasha Roger Kanitz – City of Menasha, SCN Mike Van Dyke – Town of Menasha Dick Gosse – Out. County Supervisor Jerry Wittman – Out. County Facilities Carol Kasimor – City of Neenah John Conrad – Town of Greenville Agenda with comments […]

Zero Waste: Win! Win! Win!

Dr. Paul Connett, Ph D, presents on ZERO WASTE in Green Bay, Door County, & Fox Valley areas! Hosted by N.E.W. Zero Waste Coalition Sponsored by Door Property Owners Association and Clean Water Action Council of NE Wisconsin When and Where: Monday, Sept. 23, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., UWGB, Christie Theatre Tuesday, Sept. 24, 1:00 […]