Content tagged "community"

What can I do in my community to promote energy conservation with trees?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 27, 2016

There are many ways you can help promote energy conservation with trees in your own community. A great place to start is with your own neighborhood or...

Urban Forests Improve Water Quality

Waterways and lakes in and near urban areas can be polluted by soil erosion and water runoff that may contain fertilizers and pesticides from landscapes,...

What is the difference between power and authority in an organization?

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: October 06, 2015

Power and authority are separate but related concepts. A manager in an organization has authority if he or she has the right to direct the activities of...

Teaching Community Development to Children

Enhancing Rural Community Capacity Updated: April 17, 2014

I was recently thinking about ways that citizenship skills and the concept of community are conveyed to young children.  Part of this thought process led me...

What Can I Do to Promote Energy Conservation with Trees in My Community?

The best ways to promote energy conservation with trees in your community are educating others about the benefits of urban trees, advocating for tree...

Why is Entrepreneurship Important in Community and Economic Development

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities Updated: December 29, 2011

Why entrepreneurship works...

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