Posts Tagged ‘ Events ’

People’s Climate March Sept. 21 NYC

Jul 18th, 2014 | By

This is an invitation to change everything. In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary­ General Ban Ki-­moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution. With our future on the line and the whole world

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CFPA July Events

Jun 30th, 2014 | By

CFPA July Events July 6 1 pm to 2:45 pm Guided Hike to Brown Hill Marsh and Governor’s Island Goodwin Conservation Center, Hampton July 10 9 am to 3 pm Project Learning Tree CT Workshop CFPA Headquarters, Rockfall July 15 9 am to 3:30 pm PLT GreenSchools! Energy Investigations Trash Museum, Hartford July 15 10

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Several environmental leaders to be honored at Audubon CT’s annual benefit dinner

Apr 28th, 2014 | By

Former New York Republican Governor George Pataki, and former U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, an Obama appointee, will be honored at Audubon Connecticut’s annual Environmental Leadership Benefit Dinner at the Belle Haven Club on Wednesday, April 30. The two are being recognized as leaders who best exemplify the theme that “Conservation Knows No Party.”

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Old Saybrook included in folk musicians’ tour to benefit Connecticut River

Apr 11th, 2014 | By

Well-known musicians Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine Group will play three shows throughout the Connecticut River Valley to benefit the Connecticut River Watershed Council’s (CRWC) annual Source to Sea Cleanup. Their blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country music is known from NPR’s A Prairie Home Companion. They have also appeared on

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Audubon Greenwich offers lots of free and inexpensive nature programs

Apr 2nd, 2014 | By

Audubon to host CT NOFA’s Organic Lawn & Land Care Workshop Thursday, April 3, 2014 6:00-9:00 PM Presented by CT NOFA with Camilla Worden, Dwight Brooks, Jenna Messier, and Michael Nadeau Through simple organic practices and building a healthy soil food web, every lawn can be organic AND the envy of the neighborhood. The National

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Some March-April events from Audubon Connecticut

Mar 15th, 2014 | By

SPRING BIRDING BEGINS Wednesday’s & Saturday’s in April & May Morning bird walks are a spring tradition. Get out & enjoy two local ‘birding’ hot spots when wood thrush, orioles, tanagers, and other Neotropical migratory birds return to the US for the nesting season. Bring binoculars &/or camera. Loaner binoculars may be available. No charge

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2014 CT Land Conservation Conference March 15, Middletown

Feb 13th, 2014 | By

30th Annual Connecticut Land Conservation Conference “The Economic Benefits of Open Space” Saturday, March 15, 2014 Wesleyan University Usdan Center (new location!) 45 Wyllys Avenue Middletown, CT 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

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2014 Connecticut Land Conservation Conference March 15, Middletown

Feb 5th, 2014 | By

Celebrating 30 years of learning, sharing and growing skills & knowledge! Please join the Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) for the state’s largest conservation gathering and one of CLCC’s premier events — featuring a full day of educational workshops and peer-to-peer networking for those involved in land conservation. Visit the Conference Webpage for updates, announcements and

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Audubon Greenwich Nature Programs & Special Events Update

Feb 1st, 2014 | By

  Saturday, February 1 ~ Saturday, February 22 Saturday NIGHT, February 1 Owls of CT: Talk, Walk & Listen 7:00-8:30 pm Owls are fascinating hunters of the night with special adaptations. Join us for a short hike on the Audubon grounds to call and listen for local owls. Please wear warm clothing with soft, quiet

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Simsbury Land Trust Presents Winter Films And Programs

Jan 14th, 2014 | By

The Simsbury Land Trust works to protect scenic vistas, geological features and farmland that visually define Simsbury’s character and provide healthy habitats for local wildlife and plants. Its goal is to develop, support and implement creative land conservation solutions for the benefit of present and future generations. The not-for-profit organization has permanently protected nearly 967

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Audubon Greenwich film and potluck “The Slow Food Story” 6-9 p.m. Nov. 7

Nov 7th, 2013 | By

AN AUDUBON GREENWICH “FILM & POTLUCK” GATHERING ‘The Slow Food Story’ A very special new film about the creator of the Slow Food & its movement to fight for Good, Clean and Fair food! Co-sponsored by Slow Food Metro North & celebrated by everyone who cares about ‘good, clean, and fair’ food! Thursday, November 07

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Launch of the New Haven Healthy City/Healthy Climate Challenge, 5:30-7 p.m. Nov. 13, New Haven

Nov 7th, 2013 | By

The event will be held at Artspace (Orange & Crown) and will feature the exhibit “Futurecast,” put together by a diverse group of artists addressing the unprecedented weather patters that have become a new reality for Americans. Refreshments will also be provided.

Walks to explore Milford watershed to be held beginning at noon Sunday

Oct 18th, 2013 | By

The first of several one-hour walks exploring the Wepawaug River watershed will be held Sunday. Members of the Wepawaug River Watershed Alliance will meet the public at noon at the lower parking lot of Eisenhower Park, 780 North St., near the pond. “We all live in a watershed. Everything we do in our watershed affects

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Soil conservation conference to be held in Jackson, Tenn.

Jul 11th, 2013 | By

The U.S. Agriculture Department’s Natural Resources Conservation Service says the West Tennessee Soil Health Conference is scheduled to take place July 16 at Liberty High School in Jackson. At the meeting, landowners can learn how to improve nutrient use efficiency, increase infiltration while reducing runoff, eliminate compaction, reduce costs and maximize net profits. Officials say

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Oysters, Pearls of Long Island Sound Exhibit at Bruce Museum Nov. 2, 2013-May 23, 2014

Apr 22nd, 2013 | By

Found in estuaries around the world, oysters are a favored delicacy for humans and play a valuable role in ecosystems and economies. These unassuming molluscs have sustained Native Americans, cleaned polluted harbors, provided critical habitat, and created waterside cultures. • Explore the science and natural history of oysters, particularly the Long Island Sound’s native Eastern

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NY Times Dot Earth blogger Andrew Revkin to keynote 22nd Annual Long Island Sound Citizens Summit, April 26

Apr 16th, 2013 | By

NEW HAVEN, CT – Today, Save the Sound announced that prize-winning New York Times climate blogger, journalist and author Andrew Revkin will be the featured speaker at the 22nd annual Long Island Sound Citizens Summit on April 26. This year’s summit will take place at Iona College in New Rochelle, New York. In the aftermath of

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Simsbury Land Trust’s April events

Apr 11th, 2013 | By

This month, the Simsbury Land Trust will host the organization’s Annual Membership Meeting, hold a presentation about dinosaur fossils in Connecticut and Massachusetts, and organize a Stewardship Work Day. To register for any of the following programs or get more information, contact the Simsbury Land Trust at (860) 651-8773 For more on this story, visit:

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Climate Change Summit is April 26

Apr 8th, 2013 | By

Join Save the Sound, the Long Island Sound Study, and environmental grounds from around the Sound at Iona College on April 26 for the 2013 Long Island Sound Citizens Summit. This year’s topic, Super Storm Sandy and the “New Normal,” will focus on the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy, and how it has left many

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April CFPA events

Apr 8th, 2013 | By

CFPA Demonstration Garden Workshop Friday, April 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. CFPA Headquarters, Rockfall (Middlefield)   All are invited to come learn about and consider joining a group of volunteers that will re-design, install, and manage an outdoor teaching environment at the CFPA headquarters. The focus will be low-maintenance, wildlife-oriented gardens that highlight the beauty of CT’s

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Yale’s Environment School Events: March, 2013

Mar 5th, 2013 | By

MAR 5 Tue Research Frontiers in the Science of Unconventional Energy Resources Other Location 12:00 pm — to — 1:00 pm MAR 5 Tue Conflicting Perspectives in American Wildlands Conservation: A Lunch with Amy Vedder Kroon Hall – 319 195 Prospect Street, 3rd Floor 12:00 pm — to — 1:00 pm MAR 5 Tue WEBINAR:

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