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Environment
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Environment

Vision

The Middle Border is known as a region for its farms and waterways, whose citizens, businesses and leaders value and preserve its natural resources and use energy wisely.

Goal 1:  Protect, preserve & promote native wildlife and local waterways

Strategies:

  • Advocate for increased protections via policy
  • Increase awareness of natural resources, including “state of the river,” via education

 

Goal 2:  Promote conservation efforts

Strategies:

  • Advocate for policies to promote conservation
  • Create conservation programming & projects

 

Goal 3:  Establish, implement, incentivize and advocate for green standards

Strategies:

  • Create public awareness campaign to increase understanding of green standards
  • Create promotional campaign to encourage & incentivize adoption of green standards

 

Goal 4:  Reduce waste through recycling and repurposing

Strategies:

  • Increase awareness of and access to existing recycling options
  • Advocate for expanded recycling options
  • Create programming & promotions to encourage reuse

 

Goal 5:  Promote environmental literacy

Strategies:

  • Implement environmental literacy education in local schools
  • Create public education series to increase environmental literacy