Category Archives: Education

LCC Jan 2019 E-news – Ice Volcanoes, The Long Winter, Pickling Sidewalks, Water News & More

Lake Champlain Committee January 2019 E-news Below is the January 2019 edition of the Lake Champlain Committee (LCC) Enewsletter. It includes nature notes, clean lake tips for winter, articles about ice volcanoes and the winter solstice, and water news from near and far. It comes to you with our deep thanks for your past membership […]

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Dismantling Rape Culture Conference

We are pleased to announce the 14th Annual Dismantling Rape Culture Conference (DRCC) call for session proposals! At the  Dismantling Rape Culture Conference (DRCC) we collectively strive to educate on and intervene in rape culture, which exists “when prevalent attitudes, norms, practices, and media condone, normalize, excuse, and encourage sexual [and all forms] of violence.” […]

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Vermont Community Garden Network News & Events

Welcome 2019!  As the snow piles up outside we are busy planning for an exciting new year for our Network and the 500+ shared garden spaces we support.  Here are a few things to look forward to…   Day in the Dirt – A community garden fundraising event and work day to kick off the growing season […]

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Shelburne Farms’ upcoming opportunities for educators!

January 2019 This year, I hope you’ll give yourself the gift of learning and join us for a professional program. Whether you come for a short course, a summer institute, or a year-long experience, our programs are designed to: Help you educate for a healthy and just future; Support you in cultivating a sense of […]

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Fletcher Free Library News in January

 WELCOME NEW LIBRARY STAFF!  Kate Belluche is a former elementary school teacher and environmental educator.  When Kate isn’t matching kids with books, creating fun displays and activities, and developing and promoting exciting new library programs, she can be found wrangling her own teen boys and two fur babies, cooking, dreaming of unicorns and planning adventures. Maxamed […]

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October News & Events from Shelburne Farms: A change to our landscape, a cold-weather recipe, and an Abenaki totem

About • Our Work • Calendar • Support • Blog • Visit • Stay & Dine • Gather • Farm Store The enormous cottonwood trees along what is known as “Poplar Drive” (pictured here in 2012), are aging, weak, and, increasingly, unsafe. Soon after the property closes for the season, the Farm is going to take them down and plant new trees. As we prepare to take them down, we honor their life and […]

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NEEEA Coming Together Conference – Nov 1-3

On top of great workshops and informative presentations, there will also be lots of opportunities for FUN at the conference! ENTERTAINMENT HIGHLIGHT Friday evening STORY SLAM! What is a story slam? Based on poetry slam protocols and similar to American Idol and The Moth, a story slam is a contest of words by known and undiscovered talent. The […]

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Join us for the 2018 NEEEA Conference

Wellborn Hub, Vermont SWEEP, and New Hampshire Environmental Educators are Coming Together to present the 2018 Wellborn Leadership and New England Environmental Education Alliance Conference. Check out the amazing keynote speakers! Marianne E Krasny Marianne E. KrasnyMarianne E Krasny is professor in the Department of Natural Resources and Director of the Civic Ecology Lab at […]

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SWEEP Spring/Summer 2018 eNewsletter

COURTESY OF VERMONT SWEEP Spring / Summer eNewsletter Table of Contents From the Board Letter from the Chair SWEEP Spring Membership Gathering SWEEP Welcomes New Board Members SWEEP Membership Renewals Climate Resiliency & Featured Articles Climate Resiliency Fellowship & Vermont SWEEP Spring Gathering Restorative Practices Increase School Resiliency The Health of Vermont’s Future Hardwood Forests is […]

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