Category Archives: Announcements

Certify Your Property with BLUE and Help Keep Lake Champlain Clean and Healthy

By Shari Halik, CommunicationsApril 06, 2021 Have you heard about BLUE? BLUE is an innovative stormwater mitigation program that gives free consultations and certifies homes, businesses, and institutions as watershed-friendly in the Lake Champlain basin of Vermont and New York. What is watershed-friendly? All land and properties in the watershed contribute stormwater runoff to Lake Champlain. In […]

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VT CARES SEEKS BASICS

QUICK LOOK: We are tabling to collect basic supplies for VT CARES to distribute on their Mobile Harm Reduction van while they reach out to vulnerable VT’ers. They seek: shampoo(travel size), body wash(travel size), combs, tooth brushes, toothpaste(travel size), razors, shaving cream(travel size), feminine hygiene products (pads and tampons) deodorant, and lotion (travel size). We […]

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Nominate yourself or others to serve on a Climate Council subcommittee for the state of Vermont

As you might know, the work of the Vermont Climate Council is underway, developing a plan for how Vermont will meet the emissions reductions required by the Global Warming Solutions Act, which became law last fall. A significant part of the Council’s work will take place in subcommittees, four of which are required by statute. Those […]

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Learn more about a Sustainability & Mental Health Startup

I recently joined the Climate Journal Project as a volunteer designer, and I’ve been helping get our mission off the ground to tackle the rapidly intensifying issue of our generation’s worsening climate anxiety. We are soon launching the world’s first journal dedicated to providing support for environmental grief and climate anxiety through guided prompts. Working on the Climate Journal […]

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Vermont Green Building Network Board Opportunity for Student

Getting Involved with Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN) Are you interested in helping an organization that is committed to advancing the environmental, economic, community, and health benefits of green design, construction and building operation practices? We’re pleased to announce that we are expanding the Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN) Board of Directors. The ideal candidate is committed […]

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Deadline Extended to Dec 3: Apply to Apis Fund for Pollinator Research and Conservation

Please share with your networks and reach out to individuals who may be interested. Apply Now to Apis Fund – application deadline extended to December 3, 2020 The Gund Institute for Environment at UVM invites proposals for the Apis Fund, which supports research and conservation of vital bee pollinators. Apis Fund proposals can address research or […]

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Spectrum Youth & Family Services seeks winter clothing

Cleaning out your closet to get ready for winter?  Spectrum is in need of (gently used) winter boots and winter gear for the young adults at Spectrum. We’re looking for all adult sizes of winter boots, snow pants, and coats. Our youth are also in need of (new or gently used) camping gear—tents, sleeping bags, foam […]

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