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Mar 28, 2011
The Switzer Foundation Network project is continuing and was recently highlighted by a presentation by our consultants from Leadership Learning Community ( www.leadershiplearning.org ). You can view their presentation and contact Lissa for more information. We are readily adapting the guidance on...Read more >
Jan 21, 2011
On January 11th, Dr. Shaye Wolf , Climate Science Director for the Center for Biological Diversity, presented a webinar to 27 participants on her work using the Endangered Species Act to protect species threatened by climate change. Dr. Wolf’s presentation is now available for viewing. Click...Read more >
Dec 22, 2010
One Leadership Grant was awarded at the December, 2010, Switzer board meeting. The Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition was awarded $20,000 for a subsequent year of funding for Dustin Mulvaney as consulting Research Scientist on its Clean and Just Solar Energy Campaign. Read moreRead more >
Dec 17, 2010
Several Switzer Fellows recently attended the Cancun Climate change conference, representing a diverse array of organizations and perspectives. Here is a recent post from Rob Stavins, who as an environbmental economist from Harvard Kennedy School is a proponent of market-based instruments for...Read more >
Nov 30, 2010
We are pleased to offer to Fellows a special video introducing the importance of developing a clear message for your audience ! Blue Practice’s Jessica Switzer and Tim Gnatek offer their experience in this 8-minute instructional video. Click here for a link to the video on the private side of...Read more >
Nov 8, 2010
The Central Valley region of California is at the center of several critical environmental management, agriculture and water policy issues and will be the focus of the Spring 2011 California Switzer Fellowship Network Spring Retreat and Study Tour. The annual spring retreat is an opportunity for...Read more >
Oct 7, 2010
Thanks to all of our New England Fall Retreat participants for 2010! We had another great weekend filled with learning, networking, hot tubbing, campfiring, and hearing a great story from our fabulous keynote speaker, Eric Jay Dolin. Click here for a link to the complete set of photos (and...Read more >
Jul 28, 2010
The Switzer Foundation has issued a press release announcing the 2010 Switzer Fellows, as well as recent Leadership Grants and Collaborative Initiatives Fund grants. Read moreRead more >
Jul 7, 2010
This year is the 25th anniversary of the Switzer Foundation and one of the great outcomes of this 25 year history is the Network of over 470 Fellows whose work supports a broad range of environmental issues in public and private sectors. One of the themes we aim to explore this year, is how to...Read more >
Jun 9, 2010
Six new Leadership Grants were awarded in May, covering invasive species, whale conservation, river restoration and floodplain management, green chemicals policy, energy efficiency, and land conservation and rural economic development. Stay tuned for grant summaries to be posted shortly!Read more >

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