Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs http://tspr.org en Carthage Maps Out Goals http://tspr.org/post/carthage-maps-out-goals <p>Carthage has developed out a strategic plan to boost economic development with the help of the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs at Western Illinois University.</p><p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 17:33:46 +0000 Emily Boyer 54336 at http://tspr.org Carthage Maps Out Goals Changes for WIU Environmental Summit http://tspr.org/post/changes-wiu-environmental-summit <p>What’s being called an “Environmental Summit Lite” will be held this Spring at Western Illinois University. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 21:21:38 +0000 Rich Egger 47053 at http://tspr.org Changes for WIU Environmental Summit Talking About Sustainability http://tspr.org/post/talking-about-sustainability <p>This week on Emphasis, Rich Egger’s guest is Timothy Collins, Assistant Director, Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs. They talk about sustainability and the upcoming series of Sustainability Brownbaggers at Western Illinois University. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 16:55:58 +0000 Rich Egger 27810 at http://tspr.org Talking About Sustainability Rural Development at Risk Due to Fiscal Cliff http://tspr.org/post/rural-development-risk-due-fiscal-cliff <p>Rural communities face possible cuts to the assistance they receive from the federal government. The House version of the currently-stalled Farm Bill makes deep cuts to some rural development programs.</p><p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 21:22:50 +0000 Scott Stuntz 24459 at http://tspr.org Rural Development at Risk Due to Fiscal Cliff New Survey Looks at Using Bio-mass to Heat Homes http://tspr.org/post/new-survey-looks-using-bio-mass-heat-homes <p>Bio-fuels are usually associated with cars. But a grant could help promote other uses for it. Thu, 08 Nov 2012 22:06:34 +0000 Scott Stuntz 24150 at http://tspr.org New Survey Looks at Using Bio-mass to Heat Homes