Browse by Tag: sustainable development

  • Webinar: Rural Coalition Building

    Posted on: February 24th, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    On February 23, 2012, NADO Research Foundation hosted a web-based discussion about rural coalition building. This webinar explored the unique challenges and opportunities affecting coalition building in rural and small town settings. The discussion covered such topics as building consortiums,...

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  • NADO Staff Address Sustainable Communities Initiative Working Group

    Posted on: December 16th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    On Wednesday, December 7, NADO Associate Directors Carrie Kissel and Kathy Nothstine provided an update on NADO Research Foundation work to the Rural Implementation Group.  This working group was formed to implement the principles of the Sustainable Communities Initiative (SCI)...

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  • New Partnership for Sustainable Communities Report: Supporting Sustainable Rural Communities

    Posted on: November 21st, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    The HUD-DOT-EPA Partnership for Sustainable Communities and the USDA have released Supporting Sustainable Rural Communities (http://www NULL.epa NULL.gov/smartgrowth/publications NULL.htm#huddotepa), a report that discusses how the four agencies are collaborating to support rural communities. This publication highlights how small towns and...

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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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  • 2011 NADO Regional Sustainable Forum

    Posted on: July 22nd, 2011 by Matthew Chase

    On July 25, 2011, the NADO Research Foundation is sponsoring a peer exchange, 2011 Regional Sustainable Development Forum: Building Resilient Regions, at the office of the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) in Kansas City, Missouri. Combined file of all forum presentations ...

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  • Land-Based Sustainable Development Strategies in Western North Carolina

    Posted on: June 21st, 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 of the series, “Land-Based Sustainable Development Strategies in Western North Carolina”, was held...

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