Author Archives: S.C. Intern

LCC March Ripples E-News—Spring Hope

Lake Champlain Committee Spring Ripples 2020 E-News We hope the advent of spring—with shoots pushing up through the earth, salamanders moving to vernal pools, and bird calls filling the air—soothes your spirits during these challenging times. In this issue of the Lake Champlain Committee’s Ripples E-newsletter we share some signs of the season, cool science […]

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Earth Hour – March 28

JOIN US ON SATURDAY MARCH 28, 2020, 8:30 PM YOUR LOCAL TIME! In 2007, we encouraged people around the world to switch off their lights to call attention to climate change. More than a decade later, the climate crisis remains, made worse by another urgent threat: the rapid loss of biodiversity and nature. Natural systems […]

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DCEFF 2020 Online Films Available March 17 – 31

The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (DCEFF) is the world’s premier showcase of environmentally themed films. Since 1993, our mission has been to celebrate Earth and inspire understanding and stewardship of the environment through the power of film. Each March in Washington, D.C., we host the largest environmental film festival in the world, presenting […]

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United Way launches COVID-19 community response. Can you help out?

We’re dealing with unprecedented times in our community and our nation’s history. Our community members need us more than ever, which is why United Way of Northwest Vermont has launched a COVID-19 Community Response that outlines a number of steps to quickly address the COVID-19 pandemic. Fundraising First, United Way has created a COVID-19 United Response […]

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Update – United Way of Northwest Vermont’s Volunteer Connection

March 25, 2020 VOLUNTEERING IN THESE UNCERTAIN TIMES As with many aspects of this crisis, we are in uncharted territory with when it comes to mobilizing volunteers.  While many of our neighbors will have needs in the coming weeks and there are many of us eager to help, agencies are grappling with how to use […]

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Clean Water Work videos launched!

I’m excited to announce the launch of the website, www.cleanwaterwork.com, featuring all eleven videos and educational animations highlighting local success stories and meaningful efforts to improve local water quality!  There is hopefully a story for everyone to connect with and learn from!   Please share the site or any specific video broadly!  We are hoping for people to […]

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AASHE Bulletin: Emergency Relief Funds for Students + More

March 24, 2020 News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs | Submit | Advertise As AASHE staff continue to support the higher education sustainability movement virtually as we have done since 2006, we find ourselves struggling amidst the new coronavirus crisis that is unfolding in the world. As we take time to tend to our physical, emotional and financial health, and community needs, […]

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Champlain’s 2018 & Vermont-wide 2019 report from Sodexo’s Vermont First project

What is Vermont First? In September 2014, Sodexo, a leader in delivering sustainable, integrated facilities management and foodservice operations with a major presence in Vermont, announced a major initiative to help grow Vermont’s local food economy by committing to buy local food first via a comprehensive program. Under the “Vermont First” program, Sodexo will work with […]

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