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How can we sustain communities across Nebraska?
By Laura Vroman, Editor,
Valentine Midland News
April 14, 2010
Clearly, sustainability in the Sandhills is beyond important—it's crucial in both of our biggest assets: ranching and tourism. Which comes down to one of the most important resources we have—water!…But sustainability is about more than that. Download the newspaper article PDF here >

West Central Research and Extension Center hosts Nebraska Sustainability Leadership Workshop
By Faith Colburn, Communication Specialist
Nov. 19, 2009
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. – A workshop at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s West Central Research and Extension Center in North Platte was part of a “long-term conversation to discover what sustainability means for Nebraskans.” Read the press release and listen to an audio interview here. >

Sustainability Workshop in North Platte
By Kent Winders
KNOP-TV, North Platte
June 4, 2009
There are many challenges that face towns like North Platte. Facing those challenges is the key to a town's success. A workshop held in North Platte, Thursday is giving community leaders the tools to help their towns prosper. View the video and read the article here. >

Sustainability Workshop in Blair
Washington County Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise
March 9, 2009
Community and county leaders in and around Blair will be taking on big issues such as economic development, water quality, recycling, workforce development, renewable energy, housing, and ways of growing and maintaining a vibrant community. Read more here. >

Sustainability workshop draws people from many towns with many ideas
By Betsy Friedrich
Hub Staff Writer
01/11/2009
KEARNEY — Area civic leaders weren’t short on big ideas when they met Thursday and Friday at the fourth Nebraska Sustainability Leadership Workshop in Kearney. The hypothetical planning session included discussions of developing apartments and more parking in Kearney’s downtown, adding bike lanes to connect the city’s parks, and finding ways to attract and keep young people in the area. Read the article here. >

Sustainability focus of statewide workshops
NET Radio
By Sarah McCammon
LINCOLN, NE (2008-10-27) A project designed to help communities across the state plan for economic and environmental sustainability kicks off in eastern Nebraska this week. Sarah McCammon reports. Listen to the broadcast here. >

NSLW Announces First Workshops
The first two workshops are being planned for October and November in Omaha and Lincoln. Download the press release here. >

Nebraska Communities Tackling Big Issues in Workshops
Community and county leaders in and around Mead, Kearney, Grand Island, O’Neill, Beatrice, and Columbus will be taking on big issues such as water quality and quantity, economic development, energy resources, transportation, access to technology, and more as the Nebraska Sustainability Leadership Workshops visit these communities. Download the press release here. >

Workshop Topics: Water, infrastructure, housing and maintaining a vibrant community
David City Banner-Press
City and county leaders from David City, Columbus, Shelby, Stanton, Albion, Howells and Platte Center, among others will attend the NSLW Workshop in Columbus this week. Read more here. >

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