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Sep 21, 2017
In the past decade, natural gas drilling and extraction from the Marcellus Shale in West Virginia have proliferated rapidly. The technique of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has allowed for the extraction of gas from areas that were previously not economically viable. In comparison with...Read more >
Sep 12, 2017
Fellow Heather Hulton Van Tassel and Audubon South Carolina teamed up under this Switzer Leadership Grant to develop programs to build bird-friendly communities, and to advance climate-resilient initiatives in South Carolina that focus on native plants, community outreach and education, and community-based conservation activities.Read more >
Sep 6, 2017
Executive Director Lissa Widoff writes about how the Switzer Foundation is working to better integrate equity into our vision of environmental leadership. As we aim to contribute to a pipeline of environmental leaders who are reflective of the changing demographics of the country, we are examining our own implicit biases and working with Fellows and alumni to learn how we can bridge diverse perspectives, background and leadership so that we can all forge a positive future.Read more >

Upcoming Events

September 27, 2017 - 12:30pm
WebEx Meeting Center
Our networking calls provide an informal way for Fellows and their colleagues to connect with each...Read more >
October 13, 2017 - 2:00pm
NatureBridge at Golden Gate, Sausalito, CA
The fall retreats are the cornerstone event of the Switzer Fellowship Network, in which we welcome...Read more >
October 18, 2017 - 12:30pm
WebEx Meeting Center
Our networking calls provide an informal way for Fellows and their colleagues to connect with each...Read more >

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