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MAPC’s Boat Tour of the Lower Mystic River

Title: MAPC’s Boat Tour of the Lower Mystic RiverLocation: Constitution Way, Medford, MALink out: Click hereDescription: Join us for a boat tour of the Lower Mystic River on September 16th from 5:15 to 7:15. The Lower Mystic is an urban river with a history of abuse and neglect, but you will discover that the river has many success stories and that there is a concerted effort to continue to improve water quality and recreational access. We will explore new developments and budding parks on old brownfields, as well as what is in store for the future that will make the Lower Mystic a resource for Boston area residents to cherish. Registration is required and space is limited. MetroFuture will cover half the cost of the tour, lowering the cost … Read entire article »

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Planning for the Intercultural City: Practice and Visions – A symposium for practicing and emerging planners and community development professionals

Title: Planning for the Intercultural City: Practice and Visions – A symposium for practicing and emerging planners and community development professionalsLocation: Cabot Auditorium, Tufts University, 170 Packard Avenue, Medford, MALink out: Click hereDescription: Join emerging and practicing planners and community development professionals from the greater Boston area for a lively symposium exploring the opportunities and challenges of planning for our increasingly diverse cities. Guest planners and community development professionals will highlight effective planning strategies for engaging diverse communities–citing real-world experiences. Through lecture and facilitated dialogue, practical strategies for promoting cultural understanding and equity in planning practice will also be explored. The symposium will also feature regional and/or national experts on the topic of intercultural city planning and culturally competent planning. If you have any questions about this event, please contact: TuftsICP@gmail.com.Start … Read entire article »

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Energy Program Intern – MAPC

Boston area regional planning agency seeks an Energy Program Intern to undertake research into best practices in municipal-level energy efficiency and alternative energy development, to assist in the development of energy strategies for municipalities in the Boston region, and to support a regional energy planning process.  MAPC is a regional planning agency serving the people who live and work in Metropolitan Boston.  Duties include research, attending meetings, assist technical analysis of energy audits;  ideal candidate will be a graduate student in Planning, Engineering, Architecture or a related field with experience or education related to energy policy and building energy efficiency practices.  Familiarity with the Massachusetts Green Communities program is desirable.  PLEASE SEE COMPLETE JOB AD AT MAPC WEB SITE. This is a paid, part-time internship.  Candidate must have drivers license and … Read entire article »

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