April 24:  Volunteers Needed for EarthFest 2015 at Temple’s Ambler Campus

Event:             EarthFest 2015

Date:               Friday, April 24, 2015 (Rain or Shine)

Time:              9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location:        Temple University Ambler Campus

580 Meetinghouse Road, Ambler, PA 19002

Website:         ambler.temple.edu/earthfest

 

Last year, more than 7,000 visitors spent a rewarding, educational day at Temple University Ambler celebrating the importance of protecting the environment and preserving their futures. Hosted by the Temple University Center for Sustainable Communities, the mission of EarthFest is to promote environmental awareness using sustainable concepts, methods and practices to protect and preserve our environment.  Organizations, businesses, students of all ages, and individuals demonstrate sustainable concepts and technologies through interactive educational displays, activities, and much more!

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May 14: Next APAPA-Southeast Section Council Meeting

Thursday, May 14th (the second Thursday of every other month)
4:58pm
The Reinvestment Fund (TRF)
1700 Market Street, 19th Floor
Calling in?  Please use the following:
Toll free:  (866) 245-0351
Passcode: 605275
Please direct any questions to secretary@apapase.org.
Find out more at www.apapase.org

2015 Scholarship Awards Call for Papers

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Papers written during the 2014/2015 school year MUST be submitted electronically as a PDF to the APAPASE Education Committee at scholarships@apapase.org by Friday, June 5th at 5pm.
 
APAPASE is looking for Graduate School program papers (individual and group) about topics and issues relevant to the Delaware Valley Region. Eligible papers can address contemporary planning-related topics, such as sustainability, Smart Growth, and energy planning, and include methods for achieving implementation. Papers must be generated through graduate level studios and/or class/course assignments.
 

April 8: APAPA-SE Events and Emerging Professionals Committee Meeting

Do you like to organize events like walking tours, happy hours, and educational events related to planning? Then join the APAPASE Events and Emerging Professionals Committee and help us plan fun events!

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

5:30-7:00pm

Location: Michael Baker Jr. (1818 Market Street, Suite 3110, Philadelphia)

Please RSVP so we have a list of names for security!

Featured Job Listing: Transportation Planner

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Michael Baker International is looking for a transportation planner for their Hamilton, NJ, or Newark, NJ, offices.

Click here for the full job description!

 

April 1: Green Infrastructure, Urban Agriculture, and Health

Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN) Green Infrastructure, Climate, and Cities Seminar Series

 

Green Infrastructure, Urban Agriculture, and Health

David Hewitt, Ph.D., Evidential Planning and Management, LLC

Skip Wiener, Urban Tree Connection

Sunit Jariwala, M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

 

Wednesday, April 1st at 4pm (EST)

Hill Seminar Room – Drexel University – Lebow Engineering Room 240 – 31st and Market Sts, Phila, PA

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April 14: Solutions to the Alphabet Soup of Water Regulations

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Solutions to the Alphabet Soup of Water Regulations | $80

sponsored by the PA Chapter of the American Planning Association and the PA Local Government Training Partnership

When: April 14, 2015
Where: Harrisburg Hilton

SPRING FORUM BROCHURE

Approved for 5.5 CM Credits

The spring forum will focus on understanding water regulations and responding to requirements with projects that address needs, build partnerships, and capitalize on overlapping interests. The event will help attendees clarify their understanding of TMDL, MS4, stormwater, and other water-based issues and regulations, and provide details on innovative projects that have addressed these difficult issues through partnerships.

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Featured Job Listing: Senior Community Engagement and Communications Professional

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Michael Baker International is looking for a Senior Community Engagement and Communications Professional in Philadelphia.

Click here for the full job listing!

May 20: APAPA Public Private Partnerships Training at DVRPC (3 CM Credits, Including Law)

Public/Private Partnerships: A Professional Development Program

Click here for the brochure and to register.

3 AICP CM Credits* including 1.5 LAW

Join Sean Garrigan and Matt Ward to cover P3 essentials:

  • Application
  • Funding Mechanisms
  • Legal Structure
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Financing Terms

Sponsored by the PA Chapter of the American Planning Association and the PA Local Government Training Partnership

Public/Private Partnerships (P3s) are increasingly becoming a tool that local governments, quasi-public entities and government agencies are using to achieve necessary and desirable community investments. They are especially effective for communities facing major re-investments as a result of a changing economy, closure of a major employment center, loss of retail anchors or shifts in tax bases. At any one of four locations statewide, join a planner and lawyer experienced with P3s to understand how your community could benefit from these innovative, yet complex, partnerships.

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March 4: Assessing Green Infrastructure with Urban Vegetation

Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN) Green Infrastructure, Climate, and Cities Seminar Series

 

Assessing Green Infrastructure with Urban Vegetation

Wednesday, March 4th at 4pm (EST)

Drexel University – Hill Seminar Room – Lebow Engineering Room 240 – 31st and Market Sts, Phila, PA

webinar option also available

 

RSVP links:
http://whoozin.com/CAA-ETD-DPF3 (in person)
http://whoozin.com/P4H-YDR-RGEN (web attendance)

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