In honor of the one month anniversary of Ashevillage Action Saturday, we present this slideshow of photos from Lisa Klingel. Lisa and many of the ABC organizers rode aboard the LaZoom bus with some other lucky passengers, enjoying the music of Sean Foley and Vendetta Creme between stops. Click the pic for all the sights we saw that day.
Editor’s Note: This post about the “Shrink That Energy Bill: Weatherizing the neighborhood” part of the Ashevillage Day in Action is brought to us by J.C. Brew. Thanks, J.C.!
At the heart of the “Ashevillage, in Action” volunteer day on Saturday, June 21, was the work performed by 12 recently trained teenagers and their professional green mentors. It was one of the first successes of the Asheville Green Opportunity Corps (Asheville GO!), a community-based effort gaining momentum under the leadership of West Asheville residents Dan Leroy and DeWayne Barton. The project, supported by a grant from Progress Energy’s Community Energy Advisory Council, demonstrated how Asheville GO! hopes to help people in the community while providing green collar job opportunities for young people. Read the rest of this entry »
As promised, here is footage from the afternoon project on the French Broad River, Invasive Plant Removal with project host Ryan Griffith. Thanks again to Jessica Starnes for the great job behind the camera!