AASHE STARS update 2020: STARS Video Series & Other Updates!

Latest news from AASHE’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) February 2020 DATA sharing deadline approaching Since 2012, AASHE has collaborated with Sierra and The Princeton Review to allow colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada to use the STARS Reporting Tool to share their sustainability data for potential inclusion in Sierra’s Cool Schools ranking […]

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AASHE Bulletin Feb. 25: U Miami Launches Urban Sustainability & Resilience Degree + More

February 25, 2020 News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs | Submit | Advertise February 28 is the last day to submit a proposal and/or sign up to be an abstract reviewer for AASHE 2020, themed Mobilizing for a Just Transition. All accepted presenters receive a discount applicable to full conference registration. This deadline will not be […]

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CSWD is Hiring: Marketing Creative Specialist

CSWD is Hiring: Marketing Creative Specialist ALISE CERTA, ACERTA@CSWD.NET MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, CHITTENDEN SOLID WASTE DISTRICT JOB OPENING Creativity is your life! From print that demands a second look to digital that invites click-throughs, your passion is clean, compelling design and communication. The Chittenden Solid Waste District is hiring a full-time graphic design/digital communications professional to […]

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United Way Volunteer Connection listings

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 to community needs. Go to https://unitedwaynwvt.galaxydigital.com/. February 24, 2020 By Sue Alenick, United Way Volunteer Columnist   LOVE CATS & DOGS? Franklin County Animal Rescue is […]

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Jobs at Shelburne Farms and upcoming events

About • Our Work • Calendar • Support • Blog • Visit • Stay & Dine • Gather • Farm Store We’re unveiling our 2020 Leap Day Cheddar! This special, four-year-aged cheese was made Leap Day of 2016 and will be released at our Welcome Center & Farm Store on Leap Day 2020, Saturday, February 29. Cheese Sales Manager Tom Perry will be on hand to cut fresh pieces off the block […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Bernie, bees, smart babies and more…

 share       tweet       forward Bernie’s 1981 Mayoral victory focus of podcast A new MudSeason podcast tells the story of Bernie’s first electoral win, the 1981 campaign for Mayor, with the help of local organizer Phil Fiermonte. At the time of Bernie’s upset mayoral victory, Phil was working for the King Street Youth Center – part of a […]

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Webinar February 26: Amending Bioretention Media with Drinking Water Treatment Residuals to Reduce Stormwater Phosphorus Loading into Lake Champlain

Lake Champlain Sea Grant Research Brown Bag Seminar/Webinar Series 2019-20 Amending Bioretention Media with Drinking Water Treatment Residuals to Reduce Stormwater Phosphorus Loading into Lake Champlain By Michael Ament, Stephanie Hurley and Eric Roy University of Vermont Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Time: NOON – 1 PM Location: Aiken Center Room 311 (81 Carrigan Drive, University […]

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Alive in the Forest

ALIVE IN THE FOREST — February 2020 IN THIS ISSUE: 2019 through the seasons (VFF’s Annual Report is here!), Keeton lecture next week, amphibian update, chainsaw classes, and more. Hot off the Press: VFF’s Annual Report  2019 Through the Seasons Take a look at what Vermont Family Forests was up to last year, in words and photos, […]

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BYO Mug Discount!

From Emily Gatz, Waste Reduction Coordinator through the Center for Service and Sustainability: Get discounts for bringing your own reusable mug or cup at on-campus locations! 50¢ off at Zime, and 50¢ (or $1 with a Champlain mug) at the Campus Store!