Tag Archives: environmental health

Community-Based Air Monitoring Webinar

​This webinar will highlight two community-based air monitoring projects. The first is a collaboration among the California Environmental Health Tracking Program. The second is a partnership between the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Fairmount Greenway Task Force. The presenters will discuss their approaches, the benefits of those approaches, and future opportunities. Learn more and register  ... Read more

Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program

The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) seeks applications for the 2017 Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program. The Program goal is to accelerate strategic protection of healthy, freshwater ecosystems and their watersheds. Therefore, the primary focus for applicants should be protection and stewardship of the landscape that comprises the watershed, rather than restoration of degraded habitats or projects with a strictly water quality improvement outcome. Applications due February 1. Learn more and view RFP... Read more

How to Make Cities Healthier Places to Live

​The physical designs of cities play a role in our health, as do the social environments that influence personal interactions. This, then, presents us with a tremendous opportunity to shape cities to promote health. Here are five areas we need to concentrate on to improve the health of future city dwellers. Read more... Read more

Mayors and City Planners Ask Presidential Candidates, “What’s Your Plan for America’s Cities?”

​April is American City Quality Month, and city leaders and planners are asking Presidential Candidates, “What’s your plan for America’s cities?” In conjunction with this outreach, the Council has sent a letter to the U.S. Congress, state governors, and state legislators asking the respective leaders to immediately commit to preparing, adopting and implementing the nationwide and regional physical development plans to support economic and social development and environmental protection policies. The commitment is sought as part of the 28th annual,... Read more

Webinar: The Value of Environmental Health Services, May 5

​The National Environmental Health Partnership Council along with APHA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are proud to present The Value of Environmental Health Services webinar. Environmental health interventions fundamentally focus on upstream actions to prevent disease and create healthy, supportive environments downstream. This webinar will give an overview of an economic evaluation of environmental health interventions and the shared value of investing in environmental health. May 5 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. EST. Register now... Read more