Posts Tagged ‘ Events ’

CTLCV presents: 2011 Environmental Summit, 2-6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, Hartford

Nov 10th, 2011 | By

This year’s Summit promises engaging debate on key environmental issues to expect in 2012, legislative insights from top state leaders and advocates, and plenty of networking opportunities in a new location.

Rockfall Foundation to recognize Karl Wagener – The Middletown Press

Nov 8th, 2011 | By

The Rockfall Foundation will recognize Karl J. Wagener for his lifetime of service at the foundation’s 2011 Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony on Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. at the deKoven House Community Center. For more on this story, visit: Wagener to be recognized by Rockfall Foundation – The Middletown Press : Serving Middletown, CT.

The Rockfall Foundation Annual Meeting & Awards Celebration Thursday, Nov. 17

Nov 1st, 2011 | By

The Rockfall Foundation Annual Meeting & Awards Celebration Thursday, November 17, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the deKoven House Community Center, Middletown Open to all members and friends. Certificate of Honor Recipient & Featured Speaker Karl J. Wagener, Executive Director CT Council on Environmental Quality Certificates of Appreciation for Margot Burns, Regional Planner CT

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Friends of Edgewood Park Annual Meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011

Oct 28th, 2011 | By

The Friends of Edgewood Park will be having its annual meeting, at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, 630 at the Ranger Station, (near Edgewood Ave. and Hobart St.). We will be welcoming new board members and electing officers.  Slate of officers: Semi Semi-Dikoko, President (C), Greg Dildine, Treasurer (C), Stephanie FitzGerald, Secretary (C). Slate

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Lucie Arnaz Benefit for Norwalk Land Trust, 7:30 p.m. Saturday Oct. 29

Oct 27th, 2011 | By

The Norwalk Land Trust is very pleased to invite environmental community and open space supporters to a special benefit concert “An Evening with Lucie Arnaz” on Saturday October 29th at 7:30 pm at the Norwalk Concert Hall, City Hall, 125 East Ave. She is the daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz and was the Executive Producer of the I Love Lucy 50th Anniversary TV Special.

Long Island Sound Citizens Summit 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. today, Bridgeport

Oct 27th, 2011 | By

Friday, Oct. 28, Sound meeting — Save the Sound and the Long Island Sound Study will hold the Long Island Sound Citizens Summit at Housatonic Community College, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. The summit will focus on the SoundVision Action Plan for restoring and preserving the Sound. Information/registration: For more on this story, visit: Spotlight: Check

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Public to Look at Farmington River Plan

Oct 27th, 2011 | By

The town will host a meeting on a preliminary master plan for the Farmington River in Collinsville on Thursday night. The plan includes recommendations for the town to pursue in the future, including fishing areas, artificial habitat, traffic calming measures, public boating and swimming access and additional trail opportunities. Canton Patch reports.

Fine will bring green laughs to Danbury | NewsTimes

Oct 24th, 2011 | By

Doug Fine is passionate about having fun while living as free of oil addiction as possible, eating as locally as possible and powering his modern lifestyle with renewable energy. He plans to share his adventures pursuing a carbon-neutral lifestyle Tuesday night at the penultimate event of this year’s One Book, One Community program. His book,

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Food Day New Haven is far from just a day

Oct 21st, 2011 | By

Food is something we all have to think about every day, but on Monday, the stuff we eat will have its own special day with educational, enlightening and often yummy activities throughout the city.

Last CT mass transit hearing Mon. in Plainville

Oct 20th, 2011 | By

The Connecticut Public Transportation Commission will hold its final public hearing Monday night in Plainville to collect feedback for future mass-transit activities. The 7:30 p.m. session will be in the Council Chambers of the Plainville Municipal Center. For more on this story, visit: Last CT mass transit hearing Mon. in Plainville | Hartford Business.

Community Planning Workshops Come to Burlington

Oct 16th, 2011 | By

Are you concerned about the future of your town? If so, please join us at a new workshop series addressing community planning and design issues, the economics of land use and natural resource protection. Four Wednesday evening workshops are scheduled from 7:00-8:30 PM at the Burlington Town Hall Auditorium. Come to one or all four

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EPA Environmental Justice Community Outreach Call 2 p.m. ET Oct. 6, 2011

Oct 5th, 2011 | By

October 6, 2011 Teleconference Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm Eastern time Phone Number: 1-800-603-7557 Access Code: 10355164# Administrator Lisa P. Jackson has made Expanding the Conversation on Environmentalism and Working for Environmental Justice one of EPA’s top priorities. In support of this priority, we invite environmental justice advocates to participate on our next Quarterly Environmental

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Friends of Norwalk Island to celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week Oct. 13

Oct 4th, 2011 | By

Guests at the first “The Nature of Learning” fundraiser can enjoy an evening of live music by The Boundarymen (David Bates, Peter Lewis and Steve Barrett), interactive fun, discussions with U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service staff, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. This special event will benefit the unique education program organized by Friends of the Norwalk

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Dinner Tonight to Benefit the New Haven Land Trust

Oct 4th, 2011 | By

An evening of fine dining featuring local and sustainable foods will benefit the New Haven Land Trust, supporting the 29-year-old nonprofit environmental organization’s land conservation, community gardening and environmental education efforts . The New Haven Land Trust Annual Celebration will take place 6:30 on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the Kitchen Table, a restaurant serving seasonal American cuisine in New Haven’s Ninth Square at 128 Crown St. Tickets start at $55 and can be purchased at

Hockanum River Clean-up Saturday: Volunteers Needed To Clear Trash From The River And Its Banks

Sep 29th, 2011 | By

MANCHESTER — Volunteers can gather at the Hockanum River Saturday to take part in a fall cleaning. The volunteer effort to clear trash from the river is part of the Connecticut River Watershed Council’s Source To Sea Clean-Up, involving residents of all four states along the big tidal river and its feeder streams. Read more

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Annual Celebration to Benefit the New Haven Land Trust Oct. 4

Sep 28th, 2011 | By

Join the New Haven Land Trust to celebrate and honor its supporters. There will be a dinner of seasonal American cuisine featuring local and sustainable foods; and a silent auction. Honorees: Daniel Kops and the New Haven Land Trust Club of Hopkins School L. Suzio York Hill Companies (Environmental Business Leadership Award) 6:30 p.m., Oct. 4,

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Visiting columnist urges us to save menhaden

Sep 26th, 2011 | By

I am writing today to call attention to the critical importance of upcoming public hearings on menhaden that will be held in our area on Wednesday in Bridgeport, on Oct. 5 in New Haven and on Oct. 12 in Old Lyme. The decisions that will be made based on public input at these hearings will

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West Haven’s Metro Taxi gearing up for environmentally friendly change (video)- The New Haven Register – Serving New Haven, Connecticut

Sep 25th, 2011 | By

Area taxi passengers soon will be able to ride in wheelchair-accessible, compressed natural gas-powered cabs — the first of their kind in the state — after those cars fuel up at the city’s first public-access CNG fueling station. Metro Taxi will unveil its fleet and the station at a Monday press conference expected to draw

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CT Public Transportation Commission public hearing Sept. 27 in Torrington

Sep 23rd, 2011 | By

By The Connecticut Public Transportation Commission The Connecticut Public Transportation Commission will hold a public hearing September 27 at 7:30 pm in Torrington at the Torrington City Hall Auditorium, 140 Main Street. This will be one of four hearings that the Commission holds statewide this fall to gather testimony from the public, transportation providers, public

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Environmental kiosk being dedicated in Ledyard this weekend

Sep 23rd, 2011 | By

Four environmental groups will dedicate a new environmental education kiosk at Poquetanuck Cove this weekend. Read more here: Environmental kiosk being dedicated in Ledyard – Norwich, CT – The Bulletin.