Citizens Climate Lobby Convenes

Thursday, February 20, 2014

A Regional Citizens Climate Lobby Conference will be held March 8 and 9 at Angel Falls Retreat Center in Eureka Springs. Speakers include Dr. Steve Boss, director of the University of Arkansas Environmental Dynamics Program, on the effects of climate change in the region. Mark Reynolds, executive director of CCL, will lead a workshop on carbon fee and dividend programs. Madeleine Para, program director for CCL, will also take part in the conference.

Titled "Betting the Ranch on Relationships: CCL Advanced Lobby Training," the conference is sponsored by the Fayetteville Citizens Climate Lobby, Angel Falls Retreat Center, and OMNI 350, part of the OMNI Center for Peace, Justice and Ecology. Local organizer is Jerry Landrum (479-244-0377).

The conference starts at noon Saturday, March 8, with lunch provided, and goes through lunch on Sunday, March 9. The Angel Falls Retreat Center is located at 259 County Road 301, Eureka Springs. Registration is $25. To register, contact Shelley Buonaiuto,, or go to and click on OMNI 350 under group list.

For information, call Jerry Landrum, 479-244-0377; Shelley Buonaiuto, 479-445-6567, or the OMNI Center, 479-935-4422.

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