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Rappahannock Exchange Symposium and Ecosystem Services Council Kick-off Now Finalized: Wednesday, December 9

Today, the Rappahannock Exchange Symposium/Ecosystem Services Council Kick-off Steering Committee set Wednesday, December 9 for the day-long meeting. The agenda for this historic gathering, to be held at a soon-to-be announced location in Fredericksburg, may include:

  • Goals of a 21st-century marketplace
  • Mini-briefings on emering Chesapeake Bay and greenhouse gas reduction – friendly market demand opportunities including:
    • Carbon footprinting and ecolabeling
    • Green building design
    • Green building products
    • Renewable energy
    • Payments for ecosystem services
    • Outdoor recreational leases
    • Nutrient reduction
    • Conservation real estate
    • Community supported agriculture
    • Time dollars
  • Ecosystem Services Council:
    • Introductions
    • Charge from the Rappahannock River Basin Chairman
    • Introduction of workplan
    • Meeting date indentification

Details will be developed by the Steering Committee in the weeks ahead.  Thanks to the Integration and Application Network for the use of this image.

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