Apply to the 2012 Enviropreneur Institute

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The application window for the 2012 Enviropreneur Institute is now open. This annual, two-week program for environmental professionals will be held in Bozeman, Montana, from June 24 - July 6.

The mission of the Enviropreneur Institute is to empower environmental entrepreneurs in the application of property rights, contracts, and markets to enhance environmental assets. The curriculum features lectures by experts in economics, business planning, marketing, and project management, as well as discussion sessions, field trips, and mentoring sessions with PEI faculty. The program concludes with business plan presentations by each of the fellows.

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Fellows receive a $2,000 stipend out of which they pay for their own travel. Lodging and most meals will be provided during the program.

Additional information and the online application are available at www.enviropreneurs.org. The application deadline is March 5, 2012 with final decisions made by April 9. Contact PERC if you have any questions.

Reed Watson is the executive director at PERC. He is also the Director of PERC's Enviropreneur Institute, an educational program and launchpad for environmental entrepreneurs. Watson’s research focuses on the implementation of market-based solutions to natural resource conflicts. With Terry Anderson and Brandon Scarborough, he coauthored Tapping...
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