Santa Fe County Commissioner and candidate for the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, District 3, Virginia Vigil, will deliver a presentation on Santa Fe County’s Sustainable Land Development Code. Her presentation helps open ‘Earth Week’ at the Santa Fe Community College, and takes place on Monday, April 23 at 9:30 am in room 223 at the Community College.
States Vigil, ‘I am deeply committed to growth management that is done is a way which is respectful to the natural environment, honors our rural landscape and open spaces, and conserves our water for present and future generations. I am also quite proud of the process by which the Sustainable Land Development Plan was created, as it incorporated much outreach to the communities within Santa Fe County, and those voices were heard and their ideas were included.’
Earth Week at Santa Fe Community College begins on Monday, April 23rd and runs through the 26th. Activities include a Resource Fair with information tables set up by organizations such as CCNS, Home Grown New Mexico, Santa Fe Time Bank, the New Energy Economy and Occupy Santa Fe, a Film Festival featuring guest filmmakers and entertainment and food. Visit this link for additional information: http://www.sfswma.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/SFCC_Earth-Week-Schedule-2012.pdf <http://www.sfswma.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/SFCC_Earth-Week-Schedule-2012.pdf>
Earth Week is sponsored by the Santa Fe Community College Green Task Force, New Mexico Film Resource, the Santa Fe Community College School of Trades and Technology, Santa Fe Community College Student Activities, Santa Fe Community College Environmental, Solar and Biofuels Club and Santa Fe Community College Students.