Author Archives: Christina Erickson

How YOU can use the Green Revolving Fund  – Next Proposal deadline is November 1, 2017

What is the GRF?  Primarily a fund that supports energy efficiency projects here on campus, BUT also has a portion available for projects proposed by Champlain College community members. The GRF aims to fund projects that: Promote awareness and understanding of sustainability in education, campus culture and behavior Directly or indirectly reduce Champlain’s environmental impact […]

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How Champlainers can help Defeat the Peak – Tuesday & Wednesday

As part of its Defeat the Peak program, Burlington Electric has issued a peak day alert, encouraging members of the Burlington community to reduce their energy usage on Tuesday from 6:00-8:00pm. If together we hit our targeted amount of load reduction, community nonprofit Steps to End Domestic Violence will be awarded $1,000. Burlingtonians can lend a hand by […]

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Invite to VT Movement Builder Spokescouncil: The Vermont Climate Union

Calling all Vermont movement builders! The time has arrived for the inaugural gathering of a new statewide Climate Justice spokescouncil, The Vermont Climate Union.  You are warmly invited to join us for this long-anticipated event. If you would like to come, please fill out this doodle scheduling poll and come continue to build this movement […]

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Registration is Open For EPA’s Sixth Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge

Campus RainWorks Challenge EPA is pleased to announce the rules for the 2017 Campus RainWorks Challenge. On this page: About the 2017 Challenge Calendar How to Enter Prizes FAQs Cooperating Organizations About the 2017 Challenge What is the Challenge? Stormwater runoff is a significant source of water pollution in communities across the United States. The Campus […]

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350VT Sponsoring Trainings/Programs: Empowerment, Climate Justice and Social Action Trainers

Check out these great upcoming opportunities with 350 VT! An Evening with Starhawk: Collaboration, Co-Creation, and Empowerment in the Climate Movement.  Sept. 26th, 6-8.30pm.  Montpelier, VT.  Interactive workshop with renowned activist and movement elder, Starhawk, offers the opportunity to engage in different ways of approaching strategy and collaboration.  Click here to RSVP.  Open to all. Building Ground Climate Justice […]

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LCI’s September volunteer call – engaging people with our lake resources

Lake Champlain International seeks volunteers for the following:  Office support 1.a  We need someone to help us build a simple database.  This is not the variety that takes a degree in computing to create, just a straightforward knowledge of windows-based open-source software 1.b As always, we would love grantwriting and data entry support. Outreach support […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – September 2017

Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News September 2017 In this newsletter: Register Now for VTIPL’s Building Local Resilience – Inspiring Climate Action!Conference Congregations Can Be Conference Sponsors Climate Blessing Harvard Study Finds Exxon Misled Public About Climate Change Tell Vermont Attorney General: Investigate Exxon! Petition: Publish Climate Science Report Joint Message from Pope Francis & […]

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Seeking Math/Science Tutors for Winooski High School students

I wanted to let everyone know that I am still recruiting volunteer tutors for Winooski High School students in a variety academic areas of study. Winooski would love to extend the offer to have volunteers come in and help our students one on one or in small groups for more academic support. Please see link […]

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An Update from VT Statewide Environmental Education Programs (SWEEP)

An Update from VT SWEEP Dear SWEEP Community, September is here and we are all busy settling into our autumn routines – be it back to school, shifting seasonal programing, or simply grabbing a sweater. We held a board retreat in late August where we not only enjoyed the eclipse together but also made great […]

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