Montana Environmental Health Association

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Calendar of Events

Upcoming events

    • 23 Jan 2018
    • 9:30 AM
    • St. John's Lutheran Church, 1000 Helena Ave., Helena, MT

     

    Workshop! 

    Growing Food Businesses: 

    Opportunities Under Montana's Food Law

    by AERO ( non-profit located in Helena, MT with the mission "To empower communities to nurture and promote a more sustainable Montana.  We envision a future where all Montanans have access to clean energy, healthy food, sustainable agriculture, and a network that provides leadership, resources and advocacy."

    This workshop is designed for food entrepreneurs, direct market farmers, state and local health officials, business and economic development educators, local food non-profits, & folks with cottage food business ideas. Workshops will create opportunities to build relationships and networks, and offer strategies, assistance, and resources to continue growing our local food economy. Come with your business ideas, plans, and questions about how to operate under the rules and regulations of Montana’s Food Policy Modernization Law.

    Please note workshops will not cover livestock products.

    Registration is $12 with lunch, or free if you would like to brown bag and bring your own. We will do our best to accommodate dietary needs, and to provide locally sourced lunches!
    To ensure a diverse workshop group, we welcome participants from a variety of backgrounds, including food entrepreneurs and businesspeople, direct market farmers, state and local health officials, extension agents, business and economic development educators, and local food non-profit staff. Please contact the AERO office at 406.443.7272 with questions

    Registration and Information

    Agenda

     

     

    • 06 Feb 2018
    • 9:30 AM
    • Fire Hall, 129 North Main Street, Joliet, MT

     

    Workshop! 

    Growing Food Businesses: 

    Opportunities Under Montana's Food Law

    by AERO ( non-profit located in Helena, MT with the mission "To empower communities to nurture and promote a more sustainable Montana.  We envision a future where all Montanans have access to clean energy, healthy food, sustainable agriculture, and a network that provides leadership, resources and advocacy."

    This workshop is designed for food entrepreneurs, direct market farmers, state and local health officials, business and economic development educators, local food non-profits, & folks with cottage food business ideas. Workshops will create opportunities to build relationships and networks, and offer strategies, assistance, and resources to continue growing our local food economy. Come with your business ideas, plans, and questions about how to operate under the rules and regulations of Montana’s Food Policy Modernization Law.

    Please note workshops will not cover livestock products.

    Registration is $12 with lunch, or free if you would like to brown bag and bring your own. We will do our best to accommodate dietary needs, and to provide locally sourced lunches!
    To ensure a diverse workshop group, we welcome participants from a variety of backgrounds, including food entrepreneurs and businesspeople, direct market farmers, state and local health officials, extension agents, business and economic development educators, and local food non-profit staff. Please contact the AERO office at 406.443.7272 with questions

    Registration and Information

    Agenda

     

     

    • 01 Mar 2018
    • 9:30 AM
    • Location TBD, Hamilton, MT

     

    Workshop! 

    Growing Food Businesses: 

    Opportunities Under Montana's Food Law

    by AERO ( non-profit located in Helena, MT with the mission "To empower communities to nurture and promote a more sustainable Montana.  We envision a future where all Montanans have access to clean energy, healthy food, sustainable agriculture, and a network that provides leadership, resources and advocacy."

    This workshop is designed for food entrepreneurs, direct market farmers, state and local health officials, business and economic development educators, local food non-profits, & folks with cottage food business ideas. Workshops will create opportunities to build relationships and networks, and offer strategies, assistance, and resources to continue growing our local food economy. Come with your business ideas, plans, and questions about how to operate under the rules and regulations of Montana’s Food Policy Modernization Law.

    Please note workshops will not cover livestock products.

    Registration is $12 with lunch, or free if you would like to brown bag and bring your own. We will do our best to accommodate dietary needs, and to provide locally sourced lunches!
    To ensure a diverse workshop group, we welcome participants from a variety of backgrounds, including food entrepreneurs and businesspeople, direct market farmers, state and local health officials, extension agents, business and economic development educators, and local food non-profit staff. Please contact the AERO office at 406.443.7272 with questions

    Registration and Information link to be provided ASAP

    Agenda

     

     

    • 01 May 2018
    • Helena, MT

     

    MDPHHS

    Food & Consumer Safety Section

    SPRING TRAINING EVENT

    May 1, 2018 in Helena, MT 

    Save the Date!

    This training is provided by the Colorado Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence. The applied outbreak investigation training is designed to be an intensive, interactive, full-day course to teach epidemiological skills that are needed during foodborne illness outbreak investigations. The course is for staff who could work on an investigation, including but not limited to public health nurses and sanitarians.

    Details to follow!

     

    • 01 May 2018
    • 03 May 2018
    • Best Western Plus GranTree Inn, Bozeman, MT



    2018 Montana Stormwater Conference

    May 1-3, 2018

    Best Western Plus GranTree Inn, Bozeman, MT


    Mark your calendars for May 1-3, 2018, for the 2018 Montana Storm Water Conference, in Bozeman, MT.  This is a time to gather, share, learn and collaborate on storm water quality issues with your local, regional and national colleagues.  Attendees will learn about storm water program planning and management, water quality planning and monitoring, and Best Management Practice case studies.  Special emphasis will be given to sustainability topics such as asset management, land-use planning, green infrastructure, low impact development, and funding mechanisms.  

    Special training sessions will expand opportunities for attendees to LEARN, NETWORK, AND PARTICIPATE!

    LEARN MORE:  mtstormwaterconference.org

    GET INVOLVED!

    Toll Free: (866) 633-8110

    • 03 May 2018
    • Billings, MT

     

    MDPHHS

    Food & Consumer Safety Section

    SPRING TRAINING EVENT

    May 3, 2018 in Billings, MT 

    Save the Date!

    This training is provided by the Colorado Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence. The applied outbreak investigation training is designed to be an intensive, interactive, full-day course to teach epidemiological skills that are needed during foodborne illness outbreak investigations. The course is for staff who could work on an investigation, including but not limited to public health nurses and sanitarians.

    Details to follow!

     

    • 25 Jun 2018
    • 28 Jun 2018
    • Anaheim Marriott Hotel, Anaheim, California


    NEHA 2018 Annual Education Conference & Exhibition

    and HUD Healthy Homes Conference

    June 25 - 28, 2018

    The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH) are pleased to announce that they have joined forces to bring you the NEHA 2018 AEC and HUD Healthy Homes Conference, June 25–28, 2018, at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel, Anaheim, California.

    This joint conference is the nexus for environmental health education, training, networking, and career advancement. By attending you will gain the skills, knowledge, and expertise needed to help solve your organization’s daily and strategic challenges and improve your bottom-line results. You can also earn continuing education (CE) credits to maintain your professional credential(s).

    Included within the major environmental health and healthy homes topics are emerging issues such as medical marijuana, the opioid crisis, and workforce management and development.

    Visit neha.org in the coming months for registration details and additional agenda information.

    • 16 Jul 2018
    • 17 Jul 2018
    • Helena, MT

     

    Montana Summer Institute

    Helena, MT   July 16-17, 2018

     

    SAVE THE DATE!

    We are excited to host Dr. Kelly McBride, from York College of Pennsylvania, to lead a 12-hour workshop on communication skills. This will be a hands-on workshop to sharpen communication techniques in a variety of situations, including working with difficult operators.

     

    • 18 Sep 2018
    • 19 Sep 2018
    • Helena, MT

     

    Montana Environmental Health Association 

    2018 Annual Education Conference

     

    SAVE THE DATE! 

    Details to follow 

     

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