Posts Tagged ‘ Events ’

Bioregional Calendar: Fair Haven Heights/Grannis Pond/Farm River Walk; Follow-up Info: ‘The World According to Monsanto’

Jul 16th, 2012 | By

    New Haven Bioregional Group/ Transition Greater New Haven Connecting New Haveners to Their Life-Place Since 2005 FAIR HAVEN HEIGHTS, GRANNIS POND, FARM RIVER VALLEY WALK Sat., July 21, 9 am – 12 pm         Meet at New Haven Friends Meeting House  223 E. Grand Ave., New Haven  Plenty of parking

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Announcement of Winner of Art Contest for 2013 Boater’s Guide Cover

Jul 10th, 2012 | By

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Gallery at Firehouse Square, New London, have announced the winner of the 2013 Connecticut Boater’s Guide cover contest — John Caggiano of Rockport, Mass.



Clean Energy Ceremony Slated At Central today

Jul 10th, 2012 | By

A big boost to clean energy in Connecticut will be celebrated on Tuesday at Central Connecticut State University. Gov. Dannel Malloy and a top advisor at the U.S. Department of Energy will join Central Connecticut State University’s President Jack Miller and representatives from the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority, Greenwood Energy, and FuelCell Energy,

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Aspetuck Land Trust’s Free Summer Hikes

Jul 2nd, 2012 | By

Join one of Aspetuck Land Trust’s free July hikes!  These adult & kids educational hikes are open to everyone but have limited space, so sign up today.  Upcoming weekend hikes include:   July 7 – Wildflower & Native Shrubs, 10-11:30am, Stonebridge Preserve, Weston July 21 – Kids Take an Art Hike, 10-11:30am, Benjamin Wildflower Preserve, Weston July 28 – Kids Butterfly

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CT Forest and Park Association Upcoming Events

Jul 2nd, 2012 | By

Flame Thrower Demonstration Sunday, July 15 at 9:00 a.m. CFPA Headquarters, Rockfall (Middlefield)   Join CFPA and the Haddam Land Trust as we team up to demonstrate the safe and effective use of backpack flame torches for use in trail maintenance and controlling invasive species. This event is FREE to the public. Due to the

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Many great events coming up from the New Haven Bioregional Group!

Jun 26th, 2012 | By

    New Haven Bioregional Group/ Transition Greater New Haven Connecting New Haveners to Their Life-Place Since 2005 “a modern environmentalist adaption of the classic tale” a critique of “green” capitalism and consumerism 93 Osborn Ave, corner of Osborn and Goffe, New Haven  June26, 6pm, $5-10 suggested donation. ______________________________ Saturday, June 30 First REALLY, REALLY,

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June Happenings for the CFPA

May 31st, 2012 | By

June Happenings 2012 CT Trails Day Kickoff, Open House, and Highlawn Forest Trail Dedication Friday, June 1 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. CFPA Headquarters, Rockfall (Middlefield) Join CFPA, the president of the American Hiking Society, the U.S. National Park Service, state legislators, REI, Eastern Mountain Sports, The Connecticut Woodcarvers Association, and the sponsors of

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A full slate of events coming up from Audubon Greenwich

May 31st, 2012 | By

Audubon Greenwich ~ Nature Programs & Special Events:   Saturday, June 2 – Sunday, June 24   Saturday, June 2 HIKE: Trails Day hike to lesser known areas 11:00am-1:00 pm Take part in the fun of Connecticut Trails Day right in your own community! Join the Greenwich Land Trust (GLT) and Audubon Greenwich (AG) on

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Woodstock plans to cheer installation of solar panels 10a.m. Friday

Apr 24th, 2012 | By

Project green energy: The Woodstock Green Energy Commission, along with the town and the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund, will celebrate the installation of the town’s newest solar panel system on Friday. The 24-panel, 4-kilowatt installation is at Woodstock Middle School. For more on this story, visit: Woodstock plans to cheer installation of solar panels –

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Students and Preschoolers Stock Fish with DEEP Commissioner Dan Esty and Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra

Apr 18th, 2012 | By

  Middle School Students from Global Communications Academy and Preschoolers from the Community Renewal Team Program try their hand at stocking fish in preparation for Opening Day Buy your fishing licenses on-line now at www.ct.gov/deep/fishinglicense Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Commissioner Daniel C. Esty, Hartford’s Mayor Pedro Segarra and Hartford public school

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Audubon Greenwich ~ Nature Programs & Special Events: Friday, March 30 – May 26, 2012

Mar 30th, 2012 | By

Friday & Saturday, March 30-31, 2012 The 30th National Pesticide Forum ~ Healthy Communities: Green solutions for safe environments Two days of talks and workshops, hosted by Beyond Pesticides and co-sponsored by Audubon Connecticut. Kroon Hall (on Prospect Street, near Sachem Street), Yale University, New Haven, CT. Friday (daytime): Farm Tours  / Friday (night) Keynote

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Spring Lecture Series at New Haven Museum March 28-April 28

Mar 15th, 2012 | By

The Museum will explore the natural history of New Haven in the following series: March 28, 6 pm–Branford resident Richard Radune discussing his new book Sound Rising: Long Island Sound at the Forefront of America’s Struggle for Independence. April 11, 6 pm–Tom Andersen presents “Exploration, Discovery, Mutiny and Money: Captain Adriaen Block and the 400th

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Avalonia Land Conservancy, Groton Public Library organize water, ecology programs

Feb 7th, 2012 | By

Avalonia Land Conservancy and the Groton Public Library have organized a five-part series of programs over the next four months to highlight the importance of water and water protection. All indoor programs will take place at 7 p.m. at the library. The first program will be Feb. 28, when Judy Preston, Connecticut Outreach Program Coordinator

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Environmental Headlines’ Events Calendar back and better than ever

Jan 21st, 2012 | By

Some of you noticed the lack of events on the events calendar in the past few weeks and wrote in that you missed being able to find out what was going on in the community with regard to environmental events on the Environmental Headlines Events Calendar page. Well, between watching the snow fall and our

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MLK Jr.’s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice Family Festival Jan. 15-16, New Haven

Jan 12th, 2012 | By

The 16th annual family festival, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice is a free 2-day festival that takes place on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, from noon to 4:30 p.m. and Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Avenue, New Haven. Click on this environmental headline for more on this great event!



Global Health & Innovation Conference 2012 April 21-22, Yale University

Jan 12th, 2012 | By

Below is some information on attending or presenting at the Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale.  For those interested in presenting, Yale is currently accepting social enterprise pitch abstract submissions for oral presentation. Tell them you read about it in Environmental Headlines. Thanks! Presented by Unite For Sight, 9th Annual Conference Yale University, New Haven,

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Forest & Parks Happenings Jan. 2012

Jan 9th, 2012 | By

Burn off those extra holiday calories and join CFPA and REI for outdoor fun as we explore the winter landscape in the forest behind the CFPA office. Get inspired to transform classroom teaching into effective and exciting place-based education. This professional development workshop with Project Learning Tree CT is for educators of grades 5 through

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Rivers Alliance Annual Meeting and Benefit, 5 p.m. Dec. 12, at the Hartford Club

Dec 5th, 2011 | By

The Rivers Alliance of Connecticut annual meeting takes place at 5 p.m. Dec. 12, 2011, at the Hartford Club. Open to members, friends, family, and would-be members, there will be light refreshments, awards and will be followed by a benefit dinner and cabaret show celebrating the 96th birthday of Frank Sinatra. You can attend the meeting and the dinner-cabaret separately or together. Click on this environmental headline for more about the meeting and benefit show.



350 Connecticut organizer training Dec. 10-11

Nov 22nd, 2011 | By

350 Connecticut is putting together a weekend-long organizer training with 350.org staff on December 10th and 11th, and we’re currently accepting applications to participate.* Space is limited, so please make sure to*send us your application <http://350ct.org/training/> by Wednesday November 23rd. Apply to be part of the Training <http://350ct.org/training/> Trainings like this are unique and important

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Exhibitors Respond to Crash Course: Solutions 5-7 p.m. Nov. 19, Hartford

Nov 10th, 2011 | By

Environmental organizations, clean energy suppliers, Connecticut Clean Energy Fund approved installers, growers of organic gardens, and The New Economics Institute will address solutions to today’s economic and environmental challenges in Hartford, Saturday, Nov. 19.