Sustainable Study Abroad Opportunity in Panama

 I’m the Chief Admissions Officer for the Kalu Yala Institute, a study abroad program in Panama focused on sustainable living, community development, and social entrepreneurship. Since the Summer of 2010 we have had students from 28 countries, 46 states, and 188 universities produce more than 500 individual research reports and projects in sustainability, across a […]

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Voice your opinion on what would help stabilize Burlington’s neighborhoods

I hope you can join us and voice your opinion on what would help stabilize Burlington’s neighborhoods.  You are invited (and send this others too): Interactive Community Open House Tues., Dec. 12th Join us anytime between 3 and 7 PM City Hall, Contois Auditorium Please give us your reaction to work completed so far on a […]

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EHS 100 Partners with Howard Center for a Donation Drive (T/TH of Finals Week)

My EHS 100 class partnered with Jen Colman to craft a donation drive for the Howard Center. Jen  spoke to my class a few weeks ago. The students learned how the Center functions and sustains itself. Needless to say, the success of the Center relies heavily upon its community’s support… yes, that includes US! A […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – December 2017

Courtesy of Vermont Interfaith Power and Light Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News December 2017 In this newsletter: Please Donate to Support VTIPL! Deb Markowitz’s Keynote Address Posted on Website Burlington Community Comes Together on Paris Climate Accord Goals The ESSEX Plan Community Forums Town Meeting Day Resolutions Campaign Clean Water Network Meeting & […]

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Paid Summer Internship Program – Summer Service Scholars 2018

Summer Service Scholars (SSS) is an academic internship program in New York’s State Capital through the Siena College Center for Academic Community Engagement. Accepted Summer Service Scholars spend 9 weeks with a nonprofit community partner in the Capital Region, working on projects that build capacity within the organization. SSS provides participants with engaging and valuable […]

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United Way Volunteer Listings

 United Way of Northwest Vermont – Volunteer Connection Listings Week of December 11, 2017  By Sue Alenick, United Way Volunteer Columnist GIVE THE GIFT OF TIME! United Way of Northwest Vermont’s mobile-friendly Volunteer Connection search platform connects you to hundreds of volunteer needs with local nonprofits. Go to www.unitedwaynwvt.galaxydigital.com or contact us at volctr@unitedwaynwvt.org or 860-1677 to find a more needs. […]

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Rural Transportation, Living Car-Free, EVs and More…

Courtesy of Sustainable Transport Vermont Sustainable Transportation Vermont Sustainable Transportation in Rural Vermont —  Gina CampoliA rural Vermont town’s transportation officials’ responsibilities used to be pretty straight forward – keep the roads clear of snow and passable during the winter, maintain bridges and culverts, and grade gravel roads. While those primary responsibilities remain, there’s now […]

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ecoNEWS VT Fall 2017

Courtesy of ecoNEWS VT How can cities identify where roadway flooding is most likely to occur? What strategies can be used to meet the Wildland and Woodlands goals for forest conservation? Are conservationists likely to incorporate pro-environmental actions into their daily lives? Read about this research in the fall collection of featured stories. Also included are several fellowship and grant opportunities. […]

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