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Living the Green Life All Year Long at the Decatur Library

Over the past few years, the interest in living a more green and sustainable lifestyle has grown tremendously.

The Oakhurst Community Garden Project, the City of Decatur, and theDeKalb County Public Library are pleased to announce their collaboration on offering  you an exciting FREE series of classes in 2012.   Topics include gardening for food and for the unpredictable environment, how to make your home more efficient, composting, and using what you have to lead a healthy life.  Look for seminars and workshops that speak to information that is timely and current as well as leaving with a full list of resources that can be found at your local library and online.

Events take place at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore Street Decatur, Georgia 30030. The family friendly compost workshop takes place at the Oakhurst Community Garden Project, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, GA  30030.

For more information about this series, please contact Andrea Zoppo,

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Comments Wanted on City of Decatur Environmental Sustainability Plan

City of Decatur LogoGary Garrett —
In response to key public concerns in the 2010 Ten Year Strategic Plan, the city of Decatur along with the Environmental Sustainability Board has developed a first draft of a plan to ensure Decatur maintains a sustainable relationship with the natural environment. The plan, an extension of the issues brought out in the Ten Year Plan, should serve as a guide for decision makers, city employees, residents, business owners, and others.

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