“Save water, drink beer!” with the Georgia Conservancy’s Generation Green kick-off at the Sweetwater Brewery!

The Georgia Conservancy is welcoming spring and celebrating Earth Month one beer at a time with “Save Water, Drink Beer!” at Atlanta’s favorite local brewery, Sweetwater! Next Monday, join the Georgia Conservancy and Generation Green members for a beer tasting, cookout, live music event to kick of another year of green Atlanta events.

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Morningside Parks Fall Fund Drive for Sidney Marcus Park in Atlanta!

The Sidney Marcus Park in the Morningside neighborhood of Atlanta is still raising money though their Engraved Brick Fundraiser! You can be a part of the environmentally-friendly playground going up in this local Atlanta park!

Atlanta’s Southface Energy Institute is seeking your environmental input for Greenprints 2010!

Here is a call from Southface Energy Institute in Atlanta to share your environmental knowledge at the 12th annual Greenprints conference in 2010! Southface is seeking subject matter experts on everything from green building to water management to green jobs in the workforce to sustainability and Atlanta’s green movement!

Finding local Georgia-grown food in Atlanta and Decatur restaurants…

An increasing number of Atlanta and Decatur restaurants are embracing sustainable eating habits from Georgia farms and producers, which is great news! Here is a little list to get started on eating local Atlanta food!

The Brookwood in Buckhead: Atlanta’s first high-rise condo complex to earn LEED certification

The Brookwood, a recently-completed high rise community located just South of Piedmont Hospital, is contributing to the Atlanta community in many ways through its green standards. In fact, it’s slated to be Atlanta’s first residential high-rise to receive LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

The Go Green Expo will bring the latest in green innovations and products to Atlanta in June! And the BeltLine needs your help volunteering at the expo!

The Go Green Expo will bring the latest in green innovations and products to Atlanta in June! And the BeltLine needs your help volunteering at the expo!

Local Decatur business Renewal Design-Build is branching out to offer green Home Performance Assessments

Local Decatur business Renewal Design-Build is branching out to offer green Home Performance Assessments

Volunteers needed for the Atlanta BeltLine Earth Day clean-up!

Atlanta BeltLine volunteers needed!

Sustainable Atlanta introduces first comprehensive plan for a greener Atlanta

Goals of the Sustainable Atlanta’s new environmental report for a greener Atlanta!

Turn off your car! Get on board with the “No Idling Campaign”

Clean Air Campaign and UPS team up to promote the “No-Idling Campaign!”

North Druid Hills Road in DeKalb County awarded $120,000 from the Atlanta Regional Commission

This week, I received the following update on North Druid Hills Road and grant money from our local yahoo group (Laurel Ridge Yahoo Group) and wanted to share it. As a resident who lives off of N. Druid Hills Road, I know we’ll appreciate any efforts to go green and make Atlanta and Decatur neighborhoods more … Continue reading

Southface’s annual Visionary Dinner: “Celebrating Sustainable Values and Business”

Every year, Southface (one of Atlanta’s greenest businesses and an organization dedicated to creating sustainable communities, from architecture and housing to food) hosts a “Visionary Dinner” and this year’s theme is “Farm to Table: Celebrating Sustainable Values.” From the Visonary Dinner invitation… “Experience an inspiring keynote on issues of sustainability and business, and enjoy an … Continue reading

Atlanta BeltLine Quarterly Briefing this Thursday, February 26, 2009!

Atlanta BeltLine’s Quarterly Briefing in February 2009

“No Scrap Left Behind:” recycling in the work place

Does your office recycle? If not, do you find yourself taking that coke can or yogurt container home with you so you can recycle it in your own bins? Some people will argue that recycling everything in sight can be a bit of an inconvenience, but I’ve found that it’s not so bad. In smaller … Continue reading

“Dream in Green” Gala for the Olmsted Linear Park Alliance in Druid Hills!

Support the Olmstead Linear Park Alliance and the parks on Ponce de Leon with the 2009 Gala in Atlanta, Georgia! To sweeten the deal, there will also be art by Rod Pittam auctioned off!

And another blog is born…

Aspirations: Help create and preserve parks and greenspace; support transportation initiatives; promote a healthy lifestyle for Atlantans; seek out volunteer opportunities