Author Archives: Christina Erickson

Fall 2019 Group Volunteer Opportunities with The Nature Conservancy

Dear Volunteer Partners and Friends, Please see the attached flier for your reference. You can direct anyone who would like to sign up to send me an email at jack.markoski@tnc.org or call 802.229.4425 x 106. Specific details and logistics communications for each date will be shared following sign-up confirmation. Thank you so much for your help in this process – […]

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UVM’s Office of Sustainability 🌱 News for August

Check out the good word from our neighbors. Many of the community-related information is the same for Champlain! View this email in your browser UVM Campus Sustainability Newsletter August 2019 As we anticipate the Class of 2023’s arrival, we are reminded of one of the reasons students come here: sustainability! In 2017, 42% of students said […]

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VCWA Speaker Series on the Future of Climate Change – 9/4

The Green New Deal Economic Implication on US-Germany Relations Do you ever think about how the environment will impact future generations and the economy for years to come? Join the VCWA for a Speaker Series with Dr. Claudia Kemfert Dr. Kemfert is a German expert on the nexus of economics, energy, and the environment with […]

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Students for Zero Waste Conference 2019

It’s time to register for SZW19! Join us for Students for the Zero Waste Conference on Friday, October 11 to Sunday October, 13, 2019! Check out the video above to get a feel for the event. Register before September 13th for early bird registration rates Are you a student on a member campus? Log onto the member hub for a registration discount Interested in volunteering in exchange for free registration? Sign up here See you in Philadelphia and The […]

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Pull Against Poverty – Sept. 14

PULL AGAINST POVERTY, championed by Switchback, is a tug-of-war event that started in 2017 to raise funds for CVOEO’s programs to fight poverty. Get a team together and help your neighbors… Our goal this year is to raise $20,000 to support the Good Food Truckwhich serves thousands of free nutritious meals in the summer to children in neighborhoods […]

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Win a trip to San Francisco – Join Project Green Challenge 2019

We had a Champlain student, Hansel Carter ’20, win a trip in 2019! Project Green Challenge starts October 1 30-day crash course on sustainability for students Chance to win a trip to San Francisco + 8K Grand Prize Transform your life. Change the world. Sign up for #PGC2019  Sign Up What is Project Green Challenge?  A 30-day global initiative that informs, inspires, […]

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United Way Volunteer Connection Listings – August 19

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/. August 19, 2019 By Sue Alenick, United Way Volunteer Columnist   RUNNING FOR A CAUSE – Run Vermont is gearing […]

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You can LEAD in 2020

View this email in your browser You can LEAD in 2020! Have you ever considered running for office, but found it too daunting? Have you ever considered running or working on a campaign, but didn’t know where to start? With the 2020 elections just around the corner the time to think about your leadership role is now. Leadership […]

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City of Burlington – Potential Carbon Offset project

Carbon Offsets: Over the past few years, the Parks Trees Team has found ways to nearly double the number of trees planted in Burlington annually to help strengthen the local urban forest. City trees provide tremendous benefits – absorbing carbon, making neighborhoods more beautiful and inviting, helping manage stormwater runoff, and countering heat-island effects in […]

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Plants needed for the Perry Pollinator Garden

Kristin Wolf, Core Faculty member and Champlain Apiarist is looking for more plants for the newly re-planted pollinator garden behind Perry Hall.  Her general criteria were native, perennial, with variable bloom times. The bioswale is bone dry with unplanted topsoil, so the plants need to tolerate full sun and dry conditions initially until there is […]

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