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  • Building Green (and saving green) at Muldown – Community Forum April 12

    Whitefish Schools will host a community forum on Thursday, April 12, to hear from residents about the design of the new $26.5 million Muldown Elementary School. This is a great opportunity for community members to voice support for an energy-efficient building that provides student comfort and saves taxpayer dollars for decades

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  • Whitefish Climate Action Plan Goes to City Council

    April 17 update:  The Whitefish City Council approved the Climate Action Plan following a public hearing on April 16. Thanks to everyone who contributed to the effort! Join us on Earth Day to celebrate completion of the first Climate Action Plan in Flathead County. The Whitefish City Council on April

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  • Go Solar! Packed house attends community workshop

    An enthusiast crowd packed Whitefish City Hall last night to learn what it takes to go solar in the Flathead. They met with local solar installers, financial and policy experts, and representatives of Flathead Electric Cooperative. Montana’s high solar potential partnered with a 55% drop in prices over the last

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  • Whitefish Climate Action Plan available for public review

    After hundreds of hours of research, consultations with local and regional experts, countless meetings, and Herculean efforts by a committee of volunteers, the Whitefish Climate Action Plan is available for public comment through March 19, 2018. The Climate Action Plan establishes a foundation for Whitefish to strengthen local resilience to future

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  • Reflections on Our First Climate Smart Year

    As 2017 draws to a close and we reflect on our first year as a non-profit organization, I’m amazed at how much our crew of volunteers has accomplished. Or more accurately, what we have accomplished in partnership with a great many others. At last count, we have collaborated with more

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  • Clean Energy Forum Nov. 16 concludes 2017 Climate Smart Conversations

    Montana’s transition to a renewable energy future is the focus of Climate Smart’s final 2017 community climate conversation. The November 16 forum features local businesses and examines Montana’s potential to thrive in a clean energy economy. Hosted by Xanterra at Cedar Creek Lodge, the forum highlights six Flathead businesses that play

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