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Register Now! http://www.eventbrite.com/e/mountain-justice-spring-break-2014-tickets-7952689709 Come to the beautiful mountains of West Virginia for your Spring Break! Learn about the dirty, destructive, dangerous life-cycles of coal, natural gas, and nuclear energy. Stand in solidarity with the communities in Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee facing the ongoing destruction of coal mining, hydraulic fracturing, and nuclear energy! See mountaintop removal coal mining and natural gas extraction via hydraulic fracturing up close! Take direct action to end the reign of King Coal!…Find out more »
Hundreds of guests eager to sample local, artisan and organic food, attend tasting workshops, and learn about homesteading are expected to flock to Audubon Greenwich’s Sustainable Food & Farm Expo on Sunday, March 9, from 10 am until 5 pm. Eighteen exhibitors and vendors, including organic farmers, homesteading experts, artisan food producers, specialty food retailers, and organic restaurants, will be present to share their products and expertise with attendees. · $15 per person, $20 per couple, or $25 per family…Find out more »
The Jonah Center for Earth and Art invites the public to learn about woodland management and its role in open space conservation on Wednesday, March 12, 7 – 8:30 p.m. in the DeKoven House at the corner of DeKoven Drive and Washington Street in Middletown. Local experts Tom Worthley, UCONN Professor of Forestry from the Middlesex County Extension Center, and Jeremy Clark, a CT Certified Forester and newly elected member of Middletown’s Planning and Zoning Commission, will lead the discussion.…Find out more »
On the 100th Anniversary of the Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon, Author Joel Greenberg to Talk at Yale Introducing the author, and marking the 100th anniversary of the Passenger Pigeon’s demise, Connecticut Audubon Society and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies will present Joel Greenberg, author of the acclaimed new book A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction, on Wednesday, March 12, at Kroon Hall in New Haven. The talk starts at 7…Find out more »
‘The Economic Benefits of Open Space’ Wesleyan University, Middletown 8:30am – 4:45pm (followed by post-event reception) Please join the Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) for a full day of educational workshops and peer-to-peer networking for those involved in land conservation, followed by an informal reception with friends and colleagues from across the state. This is a banner year, marking 30 years of learning, sharing and growing skills & knowledge! The Connecticut Land Conservation Conference is the state’s largest annual full-day…Find out more »
Carole Miller of Topmost Herb Farm, Guest Speaker For East Windsor Garden Club Meeting 7 p.m. Broad Brook
The East Windsor Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, March 18 starting at 7 p.m. at the Park Hill Community Room off Windsorville Road in Broad Brook. Carole Miller Owner and Operator of Topmost Herb Farm in Coventry will be the guest speaker for the evening. For more on this story, visit: READER SUBMITTED: Carole Miller, Topmost Herb Farm, Guest Speaker For East Windsor Garden Club Meeting – Courant.com.Find out more »
Fairfield Incubator & Mentoring Enterprise (FAME) 1499 Post Road – Upper Deck Fairfield (Entrance on Sherman Street)Find out more »
Friends of the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge invites you to a FREE Advocacy 101 workshop 1-3 p.m. Saturday April 5
The Friends of the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge invites you to a FREE Advocacy 101 workshop 1-3 p.m. Saturday April 5 Hosted by Sandy Breslin, Director of Governmental Affairs for Audubon Connecticut, the workshop will focus on upcoming legislation that is likely to affect wildlife and their habitat and identify actions that individuals and organizations can take to support or oppose legislation at the state level. The workshop will take place in Room 110 of Yale University’s Environmental…Find out more »
Hamden Earth Day Celebration, 10am-3pm Saturday, April 12, Hamden Middle School 2623 Dixwell Ave. FREE ADMISSION FREE ACTIVITIES FREE SHOWS FREE RAFFLE for CHILDREN’s BIKE AND HELMET ($300 Value) GIVEAWAYS GALORE!! Trash to Tunes Performance, Petting Zoo, Energy Magic Show, Face Painting, Reptile Show, Pre-Event Bird Walk, CT Child Identification Program, Scavenger Hunt, Woodworking Project, Book Giveaway and Bookmark Craft, Food, Fire Truck,…Find out more »
Join SENEME, NYSMEA, & The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, The Maritime Aquarium, Norwalk, CT 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. We welcome a broad range of sessions addressing Long Island Sound and watershed issues. Scientists, educators, and anyone interested in raising awareness of LIS and what the educational community can contribute to furthering research and conservation are welcome! Workshops run for 75 minutes. Please download the attachment for the submission form and more details. Workshop submissions should be received by February…Find out more »
The Institute for Sustainable Energy at Eastern Connecticut State University is planning a statewide Campus Sustainability Conference to be hosted by Middlesex Community College on April 25. The event will be held at MXCC’s Chapman Hall, on Friday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more information contact Laura Worthington at WorthingtonL@easternct.edu or 860-465-0254. For more on this story, visit: Middlesex Community College to host sustainability conference.Find out more »
Click here for more info. Explore New Haven By Bicycle Rock to Rock is New Haven’s biggest Earth Day celebration. Here’s how it works: You and about a thousand of your neighbors travel from West Rock and East Rock, with celebrations on both sides of the city. Along the way, eat tasty food, hear great music, take on environmental service projects, and explore our city’s parks and neighborhoods. Learn more. All Are Welcome Families and college students, serious riders and weekend…Find out more »
Riverfront Earth Day is happening this year at Riverfront Plaza in Hartford on Sunday, April 27 from 1- 5! Last year’s event was amazing – great performers, awesome exhibits, and delicious food! This event will be fun and family-friendly, but most importantly, send a strong message to the community that the Earth is beautiful and something to be protected, not destroyed. This year, we are expanding it to have two stages – we will have a Mainstage featuring groups like…Find out more »
Details to be announced! www.westportelectriccarclub.com Check out last year’s rally page: www.facebook.com/events/156329771199834Find out more »
The event showcases individuals, non-profit organizations, and businesses that offer ideas or products that are in keeping with our mission of educating our community in achieving a culture of conservation and environmental sustainability. Additional information on the Festival will be available soon! The exhibitor application is now available http://wiltongogreen.org/wp-content/uploads/exhibitorApplication-1-27-14-1.pdf.Find out more »
Saturday, May 24, 2014 2:00pm 135 Broad Street, Hartford CT\ https://www.facebook.com/events/342516152515657/?ref=2&ref_dashboard_filter=upcomingFind out more »
DEADLINE: Monday, February 3 Time flies while you’re having fun! It’s time to start planning the 2014 Connecticut Trails Weekend (June 7 and 8, 2014). 2014 marks the 22nd year that CFPA has coordinated this statewide event. Our goal again is to feature at least one event in each CT town. With your help, we can do it! Taking part in this nationally recognized celebration is a great way to show off your trails, organization, staff, programs, and volunteers. Hikes,…Find out more »
Friends of the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge invites you to a FREE Advocacy 101 workshop 1-3 p.m. Saturday July 12
The Friends of the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge invites you to a FREE Advocacy 101 workshop 1-3 p.m. Saturday July 12 Hosted by Sandy Breslin, Director of Governmental Affairs for Audubon Connecticut, the workshop will focus on upcoming legislation that is likely to affect wildlife and their habitat and identify actions that individuals and organizations can take to support or oppose legislation at the state level. The workshop will take place in Room 110 of Yale University’s Environmental…Find out more »
The event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6 in Edgerton Park , one of New Haven ’s beautiful green jewels. For more info, visit: http://ctfolk.comFind out more »