Browse by Tag: sustainability

  • Sustainable Working Waterfronts Webinar Now Available for Download

    Posted on: March 6th, 2014 by kshoop

    On Thursday, March 6, 2014 the NADO Research Foundation and the U.S. Economic Development Administration (http://www NULL.eda NULL.gov/) (EDA) hosted an informative webinar about the Sustainable Working Waterfronts Toolkit (http://www NULL.wateraccessus NULL.com/toolkit NULL.html). The webinar walks attendees through the website...

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  • New Report Features Small Towns Implementing Innovative Sustainability Policies

    Posted on: October 18th, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    (http://icma NULL.org/Documents/Document/Document/305454)A new ICMA report (http://icma NULL.org/Documents/Document/Document/305454), written with the support of the NADO Research Foundation through its Sustainable Communities capacity building grant from HUD, features seven brief case studies of small municipalities that have implemented various innovative sustainability policies. ...

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  • Regional Development Organizations (RDOs) Featured at White House Forum on Regional Innovation

    Posted on: June 25th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    Nearly a dozen NADO representatives participated in a two-part White House Forum on Regional Innovation on June 13.  The White House event featured Doug McKalip of the President’s Domestic Policy Council, USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Doug O’Brien,...

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  • National Endowment for the Arts Our Town Grants Available

    Posted on: December 2nd, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    The National Endowment for the Arts has announced the guidelines for the 2012 Our Town (http://www NULL.arts NULL.gov/national/ourtown/index NULL.php) grants. Our Town supports creative placemaking projects that contribute toward the livability of communities and help transform them into lively, beautiful,...

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  • EPA Smart Growth Implementation Assistance Program

    Posted on: October 6th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently accepting letters of interest for the Smart Growth Implementation Assistance (SGIA) program.  The SGIA program is an annual, competitive solicitation open to state, local, regional, and tribal governments (and non-profits that have...

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  • NADO Webinar: Land-Based Sustainable Development Strategies in Western North Carolina

    Posted on: August 1st, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    June 21, 2011; 2:00 – 3:00 pm (EDT) The NADO Research Foundation is sponsoring a two-part webinar series exploring how regional development organizations are incorporating sustainability principles into their regional planning processes. The first webinar, “Land-Based Sustainable Development Strategies in...

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  • NADO Two-Part Webinar Series: Regional Sustainable Development

    Posted on: June 1st, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    The NADO Research Foundation is sponsoring a two-part webinar series exploring how regional development organizations are incorporating sustainability principles into their regional planning processes. The first webinar, “Land-Based Sustainable Development Strategies in Western North Carolina”, will be held on Tuesday,...

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  • NADO Webinar: Rural-Urban Connections in the Sacramento Region

    Posted on: June 1st, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    July 12, 2011; 2:00 – 3:30 pm (EST) The NADO Research Foundation is sponsoring a two-part webinar series exploring how regional development organizations are incorporating sustainability principles into their regional planning processes.  The second webinar, “Rural-Urban Connections in the Sacramento...

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  • Pennsylvania’s Energy Partnership: Regional Approaches to Efficiency, Conservation and Innovation

    Posted on: August 31st, 2010 by Jonathan

    This NADO report, released in August 2009, showcases the efforts of the state’s seven Local Development Districts, along with state and local partners (including Penn State University), to plan and implement new energy efficiency and conservation initiatives. The report also...

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  • A Time for Action: Regional Efforts to Mitigate Climate Change

    Posted on: August 31st, 2010 by Jonathan

    This report, released in February 2010, highlights the unique role that regional development organizations play in climate change mitigation, providing case studies that feature regional organizations that have already made their mark in this area. Feature regional organizations include Southwest...

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