Transition Wayland(Kaat Vander Straeten)Founded in April 2011Core group of ~ 8 volunteersEmail distribution list (“Big Lis...
Recent successesl  Solarize 12 > 74 PV arrays for 658 kWl  Earth Day 13: 34 open houses > 600 visitsl  Spin-off: Hannah...
Looking forwardl  Home efficiency push (with Energy Committee)l  Municipal and/or private solar PV (with EnergyCommittee...
Lessons Learnedl  Collaborate collaborate!with other groups in town, schools, houses of worship, the pressl  Give it Awa...
MetroWest Ideasl  Work together to bring trainings to the hood-  Leadership-  Facilitation-  Group Development-  Website ...
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Sustainable MetroWest Gathering 2013 presentation by Katrien Vander Straeten

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Wayland, Katrien Vander Straeten

  1. 1. Transition Wayland(Kaat Vander Straeten)Founded in April 2011Core group of ~ 8 volunteersEmail distribution list (“Big List”) with ~ 200Funding (brand new!): Grow Grant from NEGEF
  2. 2. Recent successesl  Solarize 12 > 74 PV arrays for 658 kWl  Earth Day 13: 34 open houses > 600 visitsl  Spin-off: Hannah Williams PlaygroundEcological Food Garden: permaculture gardenl  Spin-off: BEElieve Beekeepers > 6 newbeekeepers, support and awareness raisingl  Spin-off: Wayland Walks, 1 walk/month, map
  3. 3. Looking forwardl  Home efficiency push (with Energy Committee)l  Municipal and/or private solar PV (with EnergyCommittee)l  Community Garden: experimental grain growingl  Go co-op and create a common spacel  More skills trainings
  4. 4. Lessons Learnedl  Collaborate collaborate!with other groups in town, schools, houses of worship, the pressl  Give it Away!l  Need to engage more youth and eldersl  Learn facilitation, group development, other skills
  5. 5. MetroWest Ideasl  Work together to bring trainings to the hood-  Leadership-  Facilitation-  Group Development-  Website and Graphic Design-  Grant writing, fundraising-  Bookkeeping, legalities

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