Author Archives: S.C. Intern

Fall 2020 Volunteer Opportunities with TNC

Dear Volunteer Partners and Friends, After a quiet summer season working out best practices for hosting volunteers while maintaining the health of our communities, I am excited to reach out to you all today with a set of volunteer dates available to small groups and individuals. Please find these dates for late September through early […]

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Food drive for EHS 100 – Saturday, September 12

On Saturday, Sept. 12, two EHS Making Connections classes will be hosting a food drive to support local food bank, Feeding Chittenden and our very own, Champlain College Swap Shop. Bags with information about donations needed will be distributed on Thursday, Sept. 10 around the Champlain neighborhood and there will be a contactless pick up […]

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REV News: Events, Grants & Community Solar

Changes on the REV Board We are delighted to welcome Josh Bagnato as Chair of REV’s Board. He has served on the board for the past two years, including service as Secretary. Josh is Vice President of Project Development for Transmission Developers Inc. (“TDI”) where he manages development activities with a specific focus on the New […]

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Taking Teaching Outdoors Webinar – 9/15

Vermont Education & Environment Network Upcoming Webinar Taking Teaching Outdoors: WHEN: September 15th, 2020 from 4-5pm WHERE: Zoom Webinar (registration required)  Register today! More than ever, formal and non-formal educators are finding themselves teaching in outdoor spaces to ensure safety of their students amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Teaching outside is an opportunity to use place – the woods, […]

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Welcome from the Center for Service & Sustainability – Fall 2020

People and the Planet Our work intersects both. We cannot care for one without the other and we acknowledge that BIPOC (black, indigenous and people of color) and/or low-income people face a greater disparity when it comes to many contemporary issues, including the climate crisis – even here in Vermont.  Racial Justice image from Climate Reality […]

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Monthly Newsletter from Lake Champlain Sea Grant

Enjoy our monthly newsletter providing updates on research, outreach and education from Lake Champlain Sea Grant. Mo Monday on Tuesday: Winning and Perseverance By Kris Stepenuck, Extension Leader and Mo OwnerSeptember 08, 2020Yesterday, my husband called to me from outside indicating that the title should be “perseverance.” Curious, I grabbed my phone (aka camera) and […]

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United Way’s Volunteer Connection listings

September 3, 2020 United Way’s Volunteer Connection site is set up to help connect agencies and volunteers.  Agencies are working hard to navigate volunteering in this new time, so the opportunities are still limited, but we are starting to see more. Here is a link for Volunteer Connection to see these and other opportunities. ISLAND VINES 5-MILE ROAD […]

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Alive in the Forest, September 2020

Alive in the Forest, Vermont Family Forests newsletter, September 2020 Ah, the cool, crisp days and sweater nights of September are here. VFF’s Game of Logging courses are coming right up, a sure sign of autumn’s approach–sign up soon. Also below, we explain why we don’t allow hunting of coyotes on VFF lands and share the latest […]

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News & Events from Peace & Justice Center: Day 9 of 24 hour Burlington Police Protest

The police do not work for Vermonters of color. In Barre, a Black man is missing with what seems like little response, and in Burlington, protesters are speaking out about local police who have yet to be fired for assaulting BIPOC and poor Vermonters. Keep reading to find out how you can stand in solidarity […]

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