Posts Tagged ‘ Events ’

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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Energy experts at Wallingford forum Thursday

Feb 27th, 2013 | By

WALLINGFORD — A forum on saving energy will be held at the Wallingford Senior Center Thursday evening. For more on this story, visit: Energy experts at Wallingford forum Thursday – Wallingford News –

State Seeks Ideas For Busway Service, Schedule

Feb 25th, 2013 | By

The DOT has scheduled two meetings in early March to hear from commuters, shoppers, college students and other prospective riders about the sort of service they want. For more on this story, visit: State Seeks Ideas For Busway Service, Schedule –

29th Annual 2013 CT Land Conservation Conference 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. March 23, Middletown

Feb 8th, 2013 | By

Join the Connecticut Land Conservation Trust 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. Click on this environmental headline or visit the Environmental Headlines events calendar page for more information on this event.

Glastonbury: Programs on the environment

Jan 29th, 2013 | By

The environment takes center stage at the Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury over the next few weeks. For more on this story, visit: Glastonbury: Programs on the environment –

Audubon Greenwich events Jan. 12-Feb. 23, vaca programs, hikes, citizen science and more!

Jan 8th, 2013 | By

VACATION REMINDER: Winter Break Adventures February 12, 13, 19, 20 Come experience winter in a whole new way during February vacation! Grades K-5. Ideal for school vacation and home schooling students! Sign up for 1, 2 or all the days. When:  9:30 am to 3:30 pm on…Tuesday, February 12 & 19 – Tracks & Traces

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Upcoming CFPA Happenings

Dec 3rd, 2012 | By

Connecticut Trails Weekend Event Registration is Open DEADLINE: Friday, February 1   Time flies while you’re having fun! It’s time to start planning the 2013 Connecticut Trails Weekend (June 1 and 2, 2013). 2013 marks the 21st year that CFPA has coordinated this statewide event. Our goal is to feature at least one event in

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Connecticut Council Seeks Public’s Ideas for Environment

Nov 24th, 2012 | By

The Connecticut Council on Environmental Quality wants the public’s help in coming up with recommendations for new environmental legislation to be addressed in the next session of the General Assembly. The council is holding a forum on Nov. 28 at the Legislative Office Building. Written submissions will also be accepted. See the CT Environmental Headlines

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Top State Energy Official To Discuss Biking, Walking at Bike Walk Connecticut annual meeting 5:30-9 p.m. Nov. 29, CCSU New Britain

Nov 24th, 2012 | By

Daniel Esty, commissioner of energy and environmental protection, will talk about his vision for the future of bikeways and walking paths when Bike Walk Connecticut convenes its annual meeting Nov. 29 at Central Connecticut State University. For more on this story, visit: Top State Energy Official To Discuss How Biking, Walking Can Reduce Oil Demand

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Bike Walk CT annual dinner and auction 5:30-9 p.m. Nov. 29, CCSU, New Britain

Nov 20th, 2012 | By

Please join Bike Walk Connecticut Thursday, Nov. 29 at Central Connecticut State University for Bike Walk Connecticut’s Annual Dinner and Silent Auction!   Proceeds benefit Bike Walk Connecticut, your voice for bikeable, walkable communities.   We’ll kick off the holiday season by celebrating this year’s accomplishments and prepare for even more next year. Silent Auction, Networking, Cash Bar begins at 5:30

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MacArthur Genius, Urban Farmer Will Allen to address 30th Annual Meeting of New Haven Land Trust 6 p.m. Oct. 12

Oct 4th, 2012 | By

On Oct. 12, 2012, MacArthur Genius Award winner and national figure in urban agriculture, community leader, son of sharecroppers, Will Allen, CEO of Growing Power, will be the keynote speaker at the New Haven Land Trust’s 30th Anniversary Celebration. Come join Mr. Allen, civic leaders, and food activists, and others celebrate the work of the New Haven Land Trust at Yale University Commons.

Audubon Greenwich Nature Programs & Special Events through November

Oct 3rd, 2012 | By

    Autumn Bird Walks Saturdays Mornings October 6 / October 27 A true birding experience with Luke Tiller. Birders meet in main building parking area at 7:30 am to start on-site or depart for nearby birding locations. No charge but RSVP required to *****   Saturday, October 6 Birding Gear, Gizmos, Know-How for

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CFPA October Happenings

Oct 1st, 2012 | By

2012 PLT CT Workshop: Environmental Experiences for the Young Child Wednesday, October 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, Mystic   Attention educators of children ages 3-6 years of age, please join us for an interactive education workshop. Developed with preschool educators and early childhood specialists, Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood includes over 130 experiences

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‘Shedding’ light on water resources

Aug 25th, 2012 | By

The Conservation Commission will teach residents how to keep the community’s water resources afloat starting August 29 with its program From Source to Sound: 2012 Know Your Watershed Education Tours, a three-part educational series open to the public. The first installment of the series, which will focus on the community’s supply of drinking water, will

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