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Re-Imagine Butler County 2018

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Re-Imagine Butler County was held September 29, 2018, at the Butler County Community College. Re-Imagine Butler County Symposium and Visioning Session was made possible with funding from the Colcom Foundation and The Heinz Endowments to the League of Women Voters of PA Citizen Education Fund.

Additional funding was provided by the Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau and Marcellus Outreach Butler. Marcellus Outreach Butler is supported in part with a grant from Three Rivers Community Foundation.

Re-Imagine Butler County Mission:

Re-Imagine Butler County is a group of citizens concerned about the future of Butler County. Our purpose is to provide public forums to stimulate community action to achieve a sustainable future for our county and future generations.

Re-Imagine Butler County – Introduction
Why Re-Imagine Butler County?
Paul Scanlon—Director of Sustainability, Slippery Rock University
2018 Clean Jobs PA Report
Mark Szybist—Sr. Attorney, NRDC: contributor to the Clean Jobs PA Report
Solar Power
Hal Saville—Commercial Energy Project Consultant, EIS Solar
Sustainable Agriculture
T. Lyle Ferderber—Owner, Frankferd Farms Foods
Eco-Tourism & Recreation
Dustin Drew, Moraine State Park
Green Manufacturing Business
Ed Grieser—Owner, HydroBlox
Report-Outs from Tables about visioning ideas for Butler County
What’s Next?
Paul Scanlon—Director of Sustainability, Slippery Rock University