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News and Announcements
School of Sustainability Community Garden Maintenance & Harvest
(Saturday, November 11, 2017) Interested in gardening? Want a way to contribute to your community? Interested in meeting fun, sustainability-oriented people? Then join us for the School of Sustainability Monthly Community Garden Harvest Day! From 9:00-11:00 a.m. at Escalante Community Garden, 2150 E Orange St, Tempe. More information and registration.
Sustainability Series: State of the Charge: Battery Sustainability
(Tuesday, November 14, 2017) Carole Mars, The Sustainability Consortium, will present State of the Charge: Battery Sustainability from 12:00-1:15 p.m. in room 481, Wrigley Hall, Arizona State University at the Tempe campus. More information and registration.
Sustainability@ASU: Urban Garden Talk: Creating a Sustainable Urban Garden without a Soil Footprint
(Tuesday, November 14, 2017) Christie Martin, Linda Roessler, and Sara Marie Wall work together on sustaining the Tower Garden Project, at Desert Marigold School. In this talk, the team from the Desert Marigold School will present experiences, research findings, and results from their first year of growing produce utilizing the aeroponic tower gardens. From 6:00-8:30 p.m. at Changing Hands Bookstore, 6428 S McClintock Dr, Tempe. More information and registration.
Carbon Offset Validation and Verification Workshops
(Thursday, November 16, 2017) ASU Sustainability Practices hosts Duke Carbon Offsets Initiative and Urban Offsets, Inc for carbon offset validation and verification trainings. Attendees will learn to assess the value of the carbon stored in urban trees by performing validation and verification assessments. Carbon offset generation and management is a burgeoning new industry in the field of sustainability operations; it is a service that is expected to be in high demand in the coming years from governments and other large institutions striving for climate neutrality. From 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m and 2:00-5:00 p.m. in room 481, Wrigley Hall, Arizona State University at the Tempe campus. More information and registration.
Sustainability Series: Offsetting Carbon Through Local Projects
(Thursday, November 16, 2017) Academic institutions employ carbon credits to help offset their emissions footprints. ASU and Duke University have collaborated to develop carbon-offset projects with local impact and national replicability through urban forestry. From 12:00-1:15 p.m. in room 481, Wrigley Hall, Arizona State University at the Tempe campus. More information and registration.
Sustainability@ASU: Urban Garden Tour: Creating a Sustainable Urban Garden without a Soil Footprint
(Saturday, November 18, 2017) In this tour, the team from the Desert Marigold School will give a hands-on presentation of their experiences, research findings, and results from their first year of growing produce utilizing the aeroponic tower gardens. From 10:00-11:15 a.m. at Desert Marigold School, 6210 S. 28th St, Phoenix. More information and registration.
Chemical Engineering Seminar: Microchemical Systems for Electrochemical CO2 Reduction and Protein/Pharmaceutical Crystallization
(Monday, November 13, 2017) Paul Kenis, University of Illinois, Champagne will present Microchemical Systems for Electrochemical CO2 Reduction and Protein/Pharmaceutical Crystallization at 10:45 a.m. in room 324, Student Pavilion, Arizona State University at the Tempe campus. Contact Durella.ODonnell@asu.edu for more information.
School of Life Sciences Seminar: Regulation of Drosophila Metabolism and Body Size by an Activin-Like Signaling Network
(Monday, November 13, 2017) Mike O’Connor, University of Minnesota will present Regulation of Drosophila Metabolism and Body Size by an Activin-Like Signaling Network from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in room 202, C-wing, Life Sciences Center, Arizona State University at the Tempe campus. More information.
Climate Change Theater Action at Arizona State University
(Tuesday, November 14, 2017) What happens when a snarky penguin spies on researchers in the Antarctic? That’s when you’ll witness actors from the ASU School of Film, Dance and Theater team up with Biodesign researchers to present a series of three-minute plays. Event is free and open to the public. From 12:00-1:00 p.m. in the Auditorium, Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University at the Tempe campus. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Innovations Talk: What is Political About Sustainability Research?
(Tuesday, November 14, 2017) Sandra van der Hel, Utrecht University will present What is Political About Sustainability Research? In this talk, these normative and political dimensions of sustainability research are explored based on a survey completed by 284 researchers participating in international research platform 'Future Earth: Research for Global Sustainability'. The talk will identify different attitudes of researchers towards these questions, as well as some deeply entrenched ideas about science and its role in society. From 2:00-3:00 p.m. in room 170, McCord Hall, Arizona State University at the Tempe campus. Please RSVP.
The Great Debate: Climate Change –The Environmental and Social Consequences, for Mexico and the World
(Wednesday, November 15, 2017) The Origins Project Great Debate: Climate Change – The Environmental and Social Consequences, for Mexico and the World, will bring together world experts for a lively, informative, provocative and in-depth discussion of the science of climate change, the problems we may face locally and globally, obstacles to action, and the steps we might take to address these challenges. Join change makers and thought leaders Alicia Bárcena, Noam Chomsky, Mario Molina, Dan Schrag, Richard Somerville, and moderator Lawrence Krauss for this examination of an urgent global challenge for the 21st century, using Mexico as a starting point. The event is actually taking place live in Mexico City and will be live-streamed to ASU at the Student Pavilion and the Southeast Regional County Library in Gilbert. More information and registration.
Fresh and Local Market
(Thursday, November 16, 2017) ASU's weekly Fresh and Local Market offers local, fresh food options for the campus community. Local vendors sell fresh produce, honey, hummus and pita chips, hand crafted soap and skincare. The market encourages people to think about where their food comes from and provides an easy opportunity to purchase and enjoy the fruits of local businesses. From 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at College Avenue Commons Pavilion area, Arizona State University at the Tempe campus.
Wild Freedom: The Border and Its Environmental Impact
(Wednesday, November 15, 2017) Join Samantha Lloyd, Videographer; Sergio Avila-Villegas, Wildlife Biologist; and Jan Schipper, Phoenix Zoo as they discuss the US-Mexico border and its environmental impact. From 12:00-1:00 p.m. in room 5536, Coor Hall, Arizona State University at the Tempe campus. More information and registration.
Green Devil Network: Tour of City of Phoenix Material Recovery Facility
(Thursday, November 16, 2017) Have you ever wondered where your recycling goes after it leaves campus? Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of the city of Phoenix’s recycling programs. Space is limited. Location gathering for event is disclosed upon registration. Transportation to location will be provided via carpool. To register contact Lesley Forst.
Greenlight Solutions’ Semi-Annual Solutioneer Showcase
(Thursday, November 16, 2017) A student networking opportunity where there will be presentations from each of our 7 sustainability projects, including STEAM Park, Build Us Hope, Arcosanti, KO Instruments, BAMBOX, The Event Greening Team, and Agritopia teams, as well as our keynote speaker, Mark Stapp! The event will be held from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in the brand new Student Pavilion at the Arizona State University, Tempe campus. The venue is ASU's first net zero energy building and this will be a zero waste event. Everyone is invited. More information and RSVP.
Materials Science & Engineering Seminar: Low Dimensional Organic Metal Halide Hybrids
(Friday, November 17, 2017) Biwu Ma, Florida State University will present Low Dimensional Organic Metal Halide Hybrids at 12:15 p.m. in room 210, Schwada Classroom Office Building, Arizona State University at the Tempe campus. Contact Durella.ODonnell@asu.edu for more information.
Produce on Wheels Without Waste - Tempe
(Saturday, November 18, 2017) Produce on Wheels Without Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) disperses 10 million pounds of fresh, rescued produce annually to communities at various sites throughout southern Arizona and the metropolitan Tucson and Phoenix service areas. Contribute $10 to shop for up to 60 pounds of fresh produce for your family or to share with neighbors, friends or someone in need. Distribution of produce will take place from 8:00-11:00 a.m. at the Arizona State University, Tempe campus on Lot 58, which is located at directly east of Wells Fargo Arena. For more information contact Kendon.Jung@asu.edu.
Disruptive Innovation Festival
(Monday, November 6- Friday, November 24, 2017) The Disruptive Innovation Festival - DIF - is an online, open access event that asks the question: what if we could redesign everything? Organized each year by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, DIF brings together economists, entrepreneurs, academics, designers, futurists, city planners and more for a three-week, online festival of ideas. Arizona State University, coordinated through the Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, is a Pioneer University member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's CE100 and will be hosting multiple sessions throughout DIF highlighting our circular economy projects, programs and approaches. We invite you to check out the following sessions online live or on-demand. Wednesday, November 15 at 9:00 a.m., Leading an Innovative Path to CE, featuring Raj Buch, George Basile, Philip White and Karen Cecil, EMSL (Cummins); Thursday, November 16 at 10:00 a.m., City of Phoenix: Economic Impact Studies of Implementing a Circular Economy, featuring Mara DeFilippis, Anthony Evans (ASU Seidman Institute) and Brandie Barrett (City of Phoenix); Friday, November 17 at 8:00 a.m., Using the Circular Design Guide to Guide New Ventures, featuring Alicia Marseille; and Wednesday, November 22 at 11:00 a.m., The Arcosanti Experiment: What Does the Circular Economy at 100% Adoption Look Like?, featuring Tanvi Patel (ASU School of Sustainability student), Rob Jameson (Arcosanti) and Devron Lovick (Arcosanti).
10th Annual Gathering of Legends
(Saturday, November 11, 2017) The public is invited to get up close and personal with generations of defenders – veterans of wars and conflicts from World War II to the current day – in a unique setting surrounded by aircraft and artifacts from their time. Learn about vital time periods in our nation's history and the experiences of the military aviation veterans who experienced it all. The U.S. Armed Forces fulfill crucial roles, defending the U.S. against all adversaries while serving the nation as a guarantor of its security and independence. From 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Commemorative Air Force Airbase Arizona, 2017 N Greenfield Rd, Mesa. More information.
Watershed Management Group’s GreenLiving Workshop
(Sunday, November 12, 2017) Watershed Management Group's GreenLiving Co-op is all about learning how to conserve water and energy, grow food forests, and promote wildlife through creating beautiful landscapes. Come learn about passive water harvesting techniques and help improve someone's home. Join this educational work party and learn how to convert a grass yard to a pollinator rain garden that captures rainwater that flows from the rooftops and landscape. You will help shape the basins and berms, plant vegetation that will attract the pollinators, and spread a layer of rock mulch to retain the moisture. You'll also have the opportunity to learn how to install a basic drip irrigation system to water the plants until they are established. From 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in Avondale. More information and registration.
IEEE SusTech 2017
(Sunday-Tuesday, November 12-14, 2017) The 5th Annual IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability (SusTech 2017) is designed to explore the development and application of science, engineering and technology in achieving a sustainable lifestyle for humanity. It brings together scientists, engineers, technologists and scholars from multiple disciplines to hold a dialogue on environmental issues and collaborate on ideas to develop and utilize innovative tools and intelligent systems to address them. Attendees will learn about the tools, connections and proactive solutions to take their sustainability programs to the next level. To be held at the Hilton Phoenix Airport, 2435 S 47th St , Phoenix. More information and registration.
GreenBiz Webcast: How to Accelerate and Scale Your Renewable Energy Plan
(Tuesday, November 14, 2017) Join us for a practical best-practice sharing session that will help organizations of all sizes achieve quick wins toward their renewable energy goals and scale efforts across their enterprise. During this free, one-hour session, General Motors Global Renewable Energy Manager Rob Threlkeld joins Business Renewables Center Principal Lily Donge for a discussion on how to navigate market challenges and best influence other internal company departments to accelerate progress. From 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. AZ/MT). More information and registration.
Capitalizing on Sustainability for Residential Housing
(Tuesday, November 14, 2017) The Arizona Sustainability Alliance Sustainable Business priority is having its second panel discussion around sustainability for residential housing. Three experts will discuss newer technologies around smarter energy and water consumption. From 6:00-8:30 p.m. at Benedictine University, 225 E. Main St, Mesa. For more information and RSVP.
Desert Rivers Audubon Monthly Speaker: The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is Arizona's Refuge - for Birds and More
(Tuesday, November 14, 2017) The North American lands above the Arctic Circle are breeding grounds many iconic species of wildlife. Birds migrate from these remote yet precious breeding grounds to all six continents. Exploitation of fossil fuel resources below the tundra and the ocean's floor have disrupted and destroyed vast nesting sites and migration routes. Now these same industries and their political allies threaten what's left – the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. For the birds, wildlife, and indigenous peoples of the tundra, and for us – we should care and act. Bill Auberle is Professor Emeritus at Northern Arizona University. He has 40 years of experience in environmental engineering and management. Join us from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Southeast Regional Library, 775 N. Greenfield Rd, Gilbert.
US Green Building Council Arizona State Conference
(Thursday, November 16, 2017) Thanks to the kind support and leadership of Lloyd Ramsey - Chair of the USGBC Arizona and Patti Mason - Regional Director of USGBC Mountain West, the U.S. Green Building Council Arizona Community will cover the cost of students and emerging professionals to attend this year's Arizona State Conference for FREE plus a one-year USGBC Arizona student/emerging professional membership for future events and workshops (only students that check in at the conference will receive instructions on how to receive their free membership). Spots are limited so contact Garrett Wong at email@example.com to receive the registration code and next steps. The conference will be from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe. More information.
Create a Rain Garden in Glendale
(Saturday, November 18, 2017) Watershed Management Group has an upcoming workshop and we want YOU to join us! Come learn about passive water harvesting techniques and help improve the Glendale Community Center. A rain garden is a form of "green infrastructure" that uses rainwater to naturally irrigate native and desert-adapted plants. Rain gardens have the added benefit of creating wildlife habitat, providing shade cover, and preventing flooding and water pollution. While you create the rain garden, you'll learn how to shape berms and basins to passively harvest rainwater; use rip-rap for rock armoring to prevent erosion in downspout spillways; and properly plant trees and shrubs to create a shady and water-efficient desert landscape. From 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Glendale Community Center North, 14075 N 59th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85306. More information and registration.
North American Water Loss Conference
(Sunday-Tuesday, December 3-5, 2017) The California-Nevada Section, American Water Works Association hosts the 2017 North American Water Loss Conference in cooperation with the Alliance for Water Efficiency and the NAWL 2017 Conference Planning Committee. Discussions will take place over two days on developing water loss policies, auditing your system, reducing apparent losses, controlling leakage, managing pressures, and documenting your progress, both for you and for your regulators. More information.
Fourteenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability
(Wednesday-Friday, January 17-19, 2018) The Fourteenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability, will be held at The Cairns Institute, James Cook University, in Cairns, Australia. Founded in 2005, the conference provides a multidisciplinary space, spanning the various fields and perspectives through which we can address the fundamental and related questions of sustainability, brought together by a common concern for sustainability in an holistic perspective where environmental, cultural, economic, and social concerns intersect. The conference features research addressing the annual themes. For more information regarding the conference explore the website.
(Tuesday-Thursday, February 6-8, 2018) Sustainability leaders from the world’s largest companies gather each year at the GreenBiz forum to explore pressing challenges and emerging opportunities in sustainable business. The event offers a rich blend of presentations, workshops and networking opportunities framed by the State of Green Business report, GreenBiz Group’s award-winning annual research report, analyzing key sustainability metrics and trends. Attendees return from GreenBiz both inspired by what’s possible and ready to tackle their organization’s greatest sustainability challenges. To be held at the JW Marriot Desert Ridge, Phoenix, Arizona. More information.
Imagining a Different Future: Overcoming Barriers to Climate Justice
(Thursday-Friday, February 8-9, 2018) The conference will focus on a systematic analysis of barriers to action in the context of the process of change; global governance and law; economics and energy structures; the role of science and technology; and what we are learning about human psychology in relation to climate change. Presented by the University of Tasmania, with support of its Faculty of Law, the University of Utrecht Ethics Institute, the University of Tasmania's Institute for the Study of Social Change, the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre (ACE CRC) and the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Science (IMAS) in Hobart, Tasmania. More information.
Intermountain Sustainability Summit
(Thursday-Friday, March 1-2, 2018) The Intermountain Sustainability Summit will be held at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. It is now seeking presentations and student posters. Posters related to sustainability are welcome for submission starting in December through Monday, February 5, 2018. Join sustainability leaders from across Utah and the Intermountain West. More information and submittal information.
7th Sustainability, Ethics and Entrepreneurship (SEE) Research Conference
(Friday-Sunday, March 2-4, 2018) The Sustainability, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship (SEE) Conference attracts research on diverse topics including but not limited to social, environmental & sustainable entrepreneurship, ethics, firm-community ties, prosocial action, activism, impact investment, corporate responsibility, etc. The conference will be held in Washington D.C. There is a call for papers, symposia summaries, and applications for the junior faculty and doctoral consortium (Thursday-Friday, March 1-2) with a deadline of November 1, 2017. More information about submission and the conference.
Innovations in Participatory Democracy Conference
(Thursday-Saturday, March 8-10, 2018) All around the world, innovations in civic engagement and participatory democracy are transforming communities. We are bringing together more than 250 community leaders, government officials and staff, practitioners, researchers, funders, young leaders, and technologists to explore innovations that empower community members to make real decisions and directly participate in government. Presented by the Participatory Governance Initiative at Arizona State University, the Center for the Future of Arizona, the Jefferson Center, the Katal Center, the Participatory Budgeting Project, Phoenix Union High School District, and the Policy Jury Group in Phoenix, Arizona. Conference website: https://www.ipdconference.org/about-the-conference. Call for proposals: https://www.ipdconference.org/call-for-proposals/; submissions deadline November 1, 2017.
Tenth International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts & Responses
(Friday-Saturday, April 20-21, 2018) The conference will be held at the University of California at Berkeley in Berkeley, USA. Founded in 2009, the conference aims to create an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of climate change, its causes, its eco-systemic impacts, and its human impacts. The conference also explores technological, policy, strategic, and social responses to climate change. We invite proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, colloquia, virtual posters, or virtual lightning talks. The conference features research addressing the annual themes. For more information regarding the conference, explore the conference website.
ASU students have it made in the shade
Four Arizona State University students are about to make the lives of millions of people easier and more comfortable. There were more than 32 million bus rides taken in Phoenix last year, according to Valley Metro figures. Soon some of those passengers will be waiting at stops designed by the quartet to provide much more shade at all times of day. Read more.
Spider webs and succulents inspire this water-collection startup (from GreenBiz.com)
The AquaWeb incorporates lessons on how nature captures, stores and distributes water in a novel new design that enables urban farms to feed our growing populations. Read more.
Planting seeds of change
How does one eat part of a mesquite tree or a cactus? That’s the question that one panelist addressed at the Nov. 7 “Defend Our Food” panel at Arizona State University, focusing on how to ensure diversity in our food and access to it in the future. “The Sonoran Desert really is a massive grocery store of stuff,” said Melissa Kruse-Peeples, an educator with Native Seeds/SEARCHNative Seeds/SEARCH is a nonprofit that, according to its mission statement. Read more.
Unilever, PepsiCo wash hands of 'biodegradable' plastic (from GreenBiz.com)
More than 150 organizations, including some of the world's best-known brands, issued a call for governments around the world to ban oxo-degradable plastic packaging over fears it can have harmful effects on marine and land environments. Read more.
South Mountain Learning Series
The South Mountain Environmental Education Center offers several educational programs for adults and children. Upcoming, November 10 - How Moving to the City Affects the Pace of Life? A Study on Birds and December 1 - Plant Partners: We All Need a Friend. They have several ongoing programs, such as Exploring the Night Sky. Special discount - ASU students can bring on additional person for free. For more information and registration.
School of Art has a new course for students interested in sustainability and making art
We are offering a new course this spring Art 494 Sustainable Wood Art for non-majors. It is a three-credit course geared towards those who might have little to no experience working with wood and are interested in learning more about sustainable concepts connected to the medium. We will be creating functional objects such as carving spoons, cutting boards, and so forth through the sculptural lens. Are you passionate about sustainable materials? Join us and learn to create sculptural, functional, and sustainable objects using wood. Fridays, 10:45-1:30 pm, Art Warehouse, Room 108, Arizona State University at the Tempe campus. Questions? Contact Christine Lee.
Soil matters more than you think (from GreenBiz.com)
As I walked through the verdant fields filled with a dazzling array of sorghum, hairy vetch, daikon radish, collards, cowpeas, clover, millet, kale, and other crops, I was struck by how different this field looked relative to so many other farms I've walked over the years. When we conducted a spade test, digging out a section of the soil with a simple tool, it revealed heavily clumped, rich brown matter with visible earthworms: soil life. Read more.
Water Resources Research Institute Program 104(b) Student Grant Proposal Guidelines
The University of Arizona’s Water Resources Research Center invites proposals from students for research grants that address water-related issues of importance to the Arizona and the Southwest. Grant funds are provided by the Water Resources Research Act, Section 104(b) program through the U.S. Geological Survey. The program provides support for research projects that explore new ideas to address water problems in Arizona and expand understanding of water and related phenomena. The entry of new research scientists, engineers and technicians in the water resources field and education of students through significant involvement in water research are primary program goals. The deadline for proposals is 5:00 pm, Wednesday, November 15, 2017. More details.
Student Opportunity: Virginia G. Piper Resident’s Scholar Program
Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Resident Scholars Program provides a dynamic opportunity for promising early professionals to work at a place-based philanthropic organization. Piper Trust supports organizations that enrich health, well-being, and opportunity for the people of Maricopa County, Arizona; it concentrates its efforts in six areas: arts and culture, children, education, healthcare and medical research, older adults, and religious organizations. Candidates for the Resident Scholars Program must have an undergraduate degree (a graduate degree and/or social profit work experience will add to a candidate’s competitiveness); excellent writing and computer skills are essential. A demonstrated desire to work in public service or the social profit sector is important as the Trust views the position to be a valuable early career opportunity. Application materials must be submitted by January 22, 2018. For more details.
2017-2018 WTS Scholarships
WTS is an international organization dedicated to building the future of transportation through the global advancement of women. With nearly 6,500 members, including both women and men, WTS is turning the glass ceiling into a career portal through its professional programs, networking opportunities and unparalleled access to industry and government leaders. Logistical barriers can sometimes stand between worthy candidates and their objectives. The WTS Metropolitan Phoenix Chapter is offering five scholarships totaling up to $14,500 to assist young women who aspire to professional career in transportation. Please note applications must be received by November 27, 2017 for consideration. More information.
EPA Announces 2017 Campus RainWorks Challenge
The Environmental Protection Agency is pleased to announce the rules for the 6th annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a design competition open to U.S. colleges and universities. EPA seeks to engage undergraduate and graduate students in designing innovative green infrastructure for stormwater management to showcase the environmental, economic, and social benefits of green infrastructure practices. Stormwater pollution is a problem that is growing in scope and magnitude. Communities need planners, designers, engineers, and other professionals to create resilient and affordable infrastructure solutions for stormwater management. EPA's Campus RainWorks Challenge invites the current generation of scholars to lend their creativity, knowledge, and energy to become part of the solution. Registration opened on September 1 and deadline for entries is December 15, 2017!! Please see https://www.epa.gov/campusrainworks and this year's 2017 Campus RainWorks Challenge competition brief for more information.
Arizona Department of Water Resource Drought Program
October 2017 drought summary is online.
October Southwest Climate Outlook
The October 2017 Southwest Climate Outlook is online.
CLIMAS Podcast: November 2017 - A Tale of Two Octobers in the Southwest
Research Technician (Birder)
Instructions to Apply: To review and apply go to ASU Human Resources, click on Internal or External Applicants, and in the "Requisition ID" section, type 37089BR.
Environmental Specialist III, Mesa County, Grand Junction, Colorado
Application deadline November 14, 2017. More information.
Science Integrator, Center for Environmental Science, University of Maryland, Annapolis
Application deadline November 15, 2017. More information.
Environmental Sustainability Program Manager, City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Application deadline November 16, 2017. More information.
Marketing and Communications Manager, North American Hazardous Materials Management Association, Remote
Application deadline November 17, 2017. More information.
Assistant Professor, Geobiology and/or Biogeochemistry, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University
Application deadline November 20, 2017. More information.
Hazardous Materials Specialist, TPS3 In-Training, Thurston County, Tumwater, Washington
Application deadline November 20, 2017. More information.
Community Engagement Coordinator, City of Avondale, Arizona
Application deadline November 22, 2017. More information.
GIS Analyst, City of Avondale, Arizona
Application deadline November 26, 2017. More information.
Assistant Professor, Art/Science Nexus, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University
Review of applications begins November 27, 2017. More information.
Executive Director, Superior Hiking Trail, River Network, Two Harbors, Minnesota
Application deadline November 27, 2017. More information.
Faculty Position in Energy Systems Analysis, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, New Haven, Connecticut
Application deadline November 27, 2017. More information.
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Morrison Institute/School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Application deadline November 29, 2017. More information.
Senior Energy Analyst, Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, Massachusetts or Washington, D.C.
Application deadline November 30, 2017. More information.
Conservation Project Manager, Lake George Land Conservancy, Lake George/Bolton Landing, New York
Application deadline November 30, 2017. More information.
Assistant/Associate Professor, Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
Application deadline December 2, 2017. More information.
Assistant Professor, Watershed Science/Soil Physics, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Application deadline December 10, 2017. More information.
Assistant or Associate Professor, Research, College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, University of Vermont
Application deadline December 15, 2017. More information.
Tenure Track Position, Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Water Resources Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
Application deadline December 15, 2017. More information.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, Palo Alto, California
Application deadline December 20, 2017. More information.
Faculty Position, Hydrology/Water Resources Engineering, The National University of Singapore
Application deadline December 31, 2017. More information.
Assistant or Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, Texas
Application deadline January 1, 2018. More information.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Hydro Climate Research, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
Application deadline January 1, 2018. More information.
ABCRC/LTER Site Director, University of Virginia, Virginia Beach, Virginia
More information. Search for posting number 0621588.
Assistant or Associate Professor, Coastal Ecology, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
More information Posting number 0619572.
Assistant Professor, Environmental Policy, Michigan Tech, Houghton, Michigan
Assistant or Associate Professor, Marine Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
Communications Manager, National Audubon Society, Phoenix, Arizona
Conservation Alliance Engagement Coordinator, Central Arizona Conservation Alliance
Director, Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch, Elgin, Arizona
Environmental Manager, Recology, San Francisco, California
Executive Director, Friends of the Verde River Greenway, Cottonwood, Arizona
Global Food Lead Scientist, World Wildlife Fund, flexible location
Global Forest Lead Scientist, World Wildlife Fund, flexible location
Global Wildlife Conservation Lead Scientist, World Wildlife Fund, flexible location
Hydrologist 3, Field Operations Center, South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, Florida
Junior Environmental Water/Wastewater Engineer, CH2M, Louisville, Kentucky
Volunteer Coordinator Intern, International Society of Sustainability Professionals
Jobs at Recycle1, Phoenix, Arizona
Manager, Climate Resilience, Sonoran Institute, Phoenix, Arizona
Manager, Economic Development, Local Initiatives Support Corporation, Phoenix, Arizona
Part-time, Sustainability Intern, Sprouts, Phoenix, Arizona
Policy Manager, National Audubon Society, Phoenix, Arizona
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Forest Landscape Ecology, Harvard Forest LTER, Petersham, Massachusetts
Program Assistant, Devens Eco-Efficiency Center, Devens, MA
Supply Chain Sustainable Intern - Summer 2017, Cox Communications, Phoenix, Arizona