Vermont Research News: Wild bees, acupuncture, civil discourse and more…

Vermont Research News: Wild bees, acupuncture, civil discourse and more… View on VT Digger View this email in your browser Wild bees mean better berries Recent research suggests that wild bees can significantly improve the yield and quality of blueberries on farms. The study indicates that wild bees improve blueberry yields and the quality of the crop, including larger […]

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United Way Volunteer Connection Listings

United Way of Northwest Vermont – Volunteer Connection Listings Week December 10, 2018 By Sue Alenick, United Way Volunteer Columnist GIVE THE GIFT OF TIME! – United Way of Northwest Vermont’s mobile-friendly Volunteer Connection connects you to hundreds of local volunteer needs. Search by age, date, county, interests or causes that are important to you. Stay connected […]

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AASHE Bulletin – December 4th edition

Courtesy of AASHE December 4, 2018 News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs Submit | Subscribe | Advertise News of the Week Stanford U Announces 88 MW Solar-Electric Plant A new solar generating plant will enable the university to use 100 percent renewable electricity by 2021, the anticipated year of completion for the 88-megawatt solar photovoltaic plant. More Energy News Energy Resources Emory U Receives […]

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Stories about sharing space on the road and in the car

WHAT’S NEW at SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION VT Mode Shift: Five easy, low-cost and fun ways to reduce driving     Pop-ups, open streets, and e-bikes could be coming to a street near you!  Allegra Williams of Local Motion reports on grass roots community projects that encourage biking and walking. From Solo to Sharing    We are not stuck with the […]

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Burlington Free Press Opioid Crisis Event at Champlain – Wed., 12/5, 7:00 PM

Burlington Free Press Opioid Crisis Event at Champlain – Wednesday, 12/5, 7PM Next Wednesday evening, December 5, at 7:00 PM, the Burlington Free Press will be holding a community discussion on the opioid crisis here in the Champlain Room.   The Free Press was moved to continue the conversation sparked by the well-publicized death of […]

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News, Internships, & Events with the Peace & Justice Center

Courtesy of the Peace & Justice Center Lots of easy things to do to support Migrants in VT and in Mexico Click here for quarterly Peace & Justice Newsletter. In This Issue PJC Internships ACLU Job Opening Donations for Homeless Population From the blog: An Interview with Pierrevy Polyte: Coffee and Community Human Rights Day Community […]

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USCRI Vermont – Volunteers and craft supplies needed – Vermont International Festival 11/30-12/2

Dear Friends,   We are in need of volunteers and craft supplies to help us at our booth at the Vermont International Festival. The Festival is taking place at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Nov. 30th-Dec. 2nd. Our theme this year is “Peace, Love, Connection.” We will be having a craft activity where kids and adults alike […]

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Sustainability Academy’s 12th Annual Pancake Breakfast & Silent Auction – December 8th

Sustainability Academy’s 12th Annual Pancake Breakfast & Silent Auction Come eat delicious pancakes, local cheese, and local applesauce with friends and neighbors. And come ready to shop! Our silent auction features an array of local art, services, and treasures you won’t want to miss. All proceeds go directly to support the Sustainability Academy. $6 Adults, […]

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