Free Sustainability Conference on Friday Featuring Trammell S. Crow

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Earth Day Texas founder Trammell S. Crow is the keynote speaker for the free, one-day sustainability conference on Friday, March 20, hosted by Cedar Valley College in Lancaster. (Photo: David Woo/DMN)

Ready to make your great business dream a reality? Lancaster’s Cedar Valley College, a Dallas County Community College District campus, is hosting a sustainable communities conference 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 20, featuring real estate scion and Earth Day Texas founder Trammell S. Crow as the keynote speaker, as well as soil biologist Dr. Elaine Ingahm. The conference is called H3: A Responsible Pathway. The “H3” stands for “head, heart, and hands” as that’s what attendees will use to focus their commitments to a sustainable community.

There are three tracks available for the free, one-day conference: People, Planet, and Economy. Jump to find out more about how to register.

Advance registration for the Friday event is strongly encouraged but not required. Attendees can register on the Cedar Valley College website, or can register in person on the day of the event starting at 8 a.m. at the Cedar Valley College Performance Hall (Building E).

Realtor Pam Daniel of Ebby Halliday will be leading a session on water conservation. This EcoBroker and GREEN certified real estate agent will guide attendees through the maze of efficient water use and rainwater harvesting.

Other sessions include lectures on beekeeping, sustainable community leadership, community garden partnerships, developing a personal brand, wetland preservation and management, competing in the sustainable economy, grant development, food deserts, and green development. See a complete schedule on the conference site.


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Joanna England

If Executive Editor Joanna England could house hunt forever, she absolutely would. Instead she covers the North Texas housing market and the economy for While she started out with the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, Joanna's work has appeared in The Dallas Morning News as well as several local media outlets. When she's not knitting or hooping, or enjoying White Rock Lake, she's behind the lens of her camera. She lives in East Dallas with her husband, son, and their furry and feathered menagerie.

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