We want to thank David Wallace for blogging on SustainableWNC.org, and we hope he will return soon. David is a great
asset to all our efforts to make western North Carolina a more sustainable place to live, and we wish him all the best
in this important work.
Born next door to the Mark Twain house in Hartford, CT, and raised
in historic Wethersfield, Ned moved to Western North Carolina in
1979 to work at the original Mother Earth News Eco Village Research
Center. A 30 year sustainable energy and environmental activist and
advocate, he has worked on projects including passive solar earth
bermed housing, solar photovoltaic and thermal systems, wind power,
composting systems, green building techniques from cordwood to rammed
earth, micro hydro systems, alternative fuels such as ethanol and wood,
and more. Currently coordinator of the 7th Annual Southern Energy &
Environment Expo www.seeexpo.com,
producer/host of "Our Southern Community", a weekly public affairs program
Sundays on energy, environment and economics and "News from Back Home"
weekly Thursdays on www.wncw.org,
and director of the new Rational Earth Actions Learning
Institute, Thank You educational facility (REALITY) www.rationalearthactions.net.
Former Steering Committee member of the Western North Carolina Alliance
and past Board Member of the NC Sustainable Energy Association, he
remains active in promoting a sustainable and rational future for the
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