Broward County presents the contents of this webpage as a resource to our local municipalities, citizens, non-profits and other partners who work every day to make our community a more sustainable place to live.
- See local sustainability strategies in action in the Municipal Green Initiatives Survey
- Connect with other “Sustainability Stewards” through the Workshop Series (SSB)
- Sign up for the weekly SSB email to learn more about community-wide events, initiatives, and grant and employment opportunities
In the News
Grant Awarded to Continue Resilient Redesign Planning in City of Dania Beach
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected Broward County and the City of Dania Beach for a 2014 Regional Sustainable Environmental Science (RESES) Grant Award. The County proposal was just one of six projects to be funded nationwide.
Under this grant, the EPA will provide technical assistance along with university and consulting partners to further develop and evaluate initial resilient redesign concepts designed to engage stakeholders and incorporate cost-benefit scenarios. These tools are expected to guide next steps in the prioritization and advancement of community resiliency planning, while providing a model for other local governments in southeast Florida. More...
Broward County, Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact Named Climate Action Champions by Federal Government
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has recognized Broward County and the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact (“Compact”) as Climate Action Champions following a nationwide competition. In their application, the Compact counties reaffirmed individual county-level greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets and identified region-wide goals of 10 percent reduction by 2020 and 80 percent by 2050. The Climate Action Champion award will significantly assist Compact efforts and Broward County in meeting these targets and build a more efficient, resilient region. More…
Join the Sustainability Stewards of Broward!
Six years strong, this nationally award winning program just keeps getting better!
It started with 40 people and a survey, now is a 500+ person regional peer-exchange. Participants share in-person and online, learning from each other and working together to make progress across sectors and jurisdictions.
Workshops cover cutting edge sustainability topics with hands-on learning and high levels of participations by attendees. Volunteer action days, movie nights and even star-gazing camping trips round out the annual calendar! Sustainability Stewards of Broward has become a program that professionals, businesses, citizens, students, and even families can join.
For more details on upcoming events, or to be added to the email invitation list, contact Jill Horwitz of Broward County's Climate, Energy and Sustainability Program.