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Bigger and Better Tosa Green Summit

April 20 • 5:00 to 8:00 PM
Wauwatosa Civic Center, 7725 W. North Avenue

FEATURED PRESENTATION

Dr. David Petering of UWM
“Sustainable Development? It’s Not An Option!”

7 pm, Lower Civic Center Room

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES:

5-8 pm: Learn from over 25 Exhibitors in the Library’s Firefly Room, including KId’s Green Corner
6 pm: Wauwatosa Solar Co-op Roundtable in the Lower Civic Center Room

For more information, visit www.tosagreen.ning.com or contact Jeff Roznowski at jroznowski@wi.rr.com, 414-258-0633.

You can help make your community green and sustainable!

The second Tosa Green Summit will be held April 20, 2011 from 5 pm to 8 pm at the Wauwatosa Civic Center, 7725 W. North Avenue. The event is a free informational open house to learn how you can make your community green and sustainable.

Over 20 Exhibitors will provide awareness and education on topics ranging from home energy, conservation, water, gardening, transportation, and food. The featured speaker will be Dr. David Petering of UWM who will present, “Sustainable Development? It’s Not an Option!” at 7 pm. Mike Arney will also lead a roundtable discussion on the Wauwatosa Solar Co-op at 6 pm. Families are encouraged to attend and visit the Kid’s Green Corner, featuring the DNR’s Havenwoods State Park.

Other great green Tosa area websites:

Green Neighbor – Wauwatosa

Sustainable Tosa

Victory Garden Initiative


2011 Power Down Week

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Neighbors interested in reducing their carbon footprint are invited to participate and connect with others for the Power Down Week scheduled for June 25-July 3rd.

The Transition Movement is a grass-roots effort to build communities that respond to meet the challenges of peak oil, climate change, and economic crisis. The Transition West group is responding to these challenges and is looking for volunteers to help plan, promote, or offer a skill set for organizing successful events like the Power Down Week.

Gather a few like-minded neighbors and learn more about the Transition Movement in Milwaukee by attending an Open Parlour meeting. Open Parlour meetings, hosted by Barb Richards, are on Sundays 2-8pm at 3210 N 83rd. The next meetings are scheduled for February 27 and March 13. For more questions, email Barb Richards.

Sign up and get started by filling out this form!

Other ways to get connected:

Facebook Page

Google Group:  2011 
Power Down

Learn more about the Transition Movement:

Transition United States

Transition Milwaukee

Sustainable Tosa


Sierra Club's Great Waters Group Educational Program

Monday, February 15 • 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Mayfair Mall – Community Room, 2500 N. Mayfair Rd., Milwaukee, WI

enact logoSonya Newenhouse, president of Madison Environmental Group, will speak on sustainability of our homes and communities.

Madison Environmental Group, Inc. is the creator of EnAct. TETNA is currently building the EnAct program with its residents to promote a more sustainable neighborhood and Wauwatosa community.

Attend the Sierra Club’s meeting to learn more about EnAct and how you can make your life healthier and greener.

For more information visit the Sierra Club’s website.


January Enact Meeting Tonight

Wednesday, January 6 • 7:00PM
Cranky Al’s

Tonight’s discussion will be about the steps everyone is taking to Save Water.

What is the TETNA Enact Group?

The Wauwatosa Energy Committee chose TETNA to help them kickoff and develop this new neighborhood program to support the effort of residents in reducing their energy consumption. Based on the successful Madison program, members will learn ways to reduce their carbon footprint, protect our natural resources, and decrease waste.

If you wish to become involved in the new TETNA Energy Efficiency group, stop by Cranky Al’s this evening at 7:00 PM. Learn how to track your energy usage and take steps to reduce your environmental impact. Also, pick up a copy of “EnAct: Steps to Greener Living” at The Little Read Book store in the village.