Category Archives: Events in the Broader Community

Transitioning to renewable energy in transportation

Looking for some ways you can make your personal transportation more sustainable? Check out our Sustainable-transportation action list at: https://cli.re/BTWGActionList  Other opportunities to take action or learn how to are listed below. Thrive, Rick Events A webinar with Senate President Pro Tempore, Tim Ashe The Game of Extremes: A Climate Resiliency Workshop LEAP (Local Energy […]

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Branch Out Burlington! 2020 Special Events

Branch Out Burlington! 2020 Special Events The public is cordially invited to all of these events! Jan.-Feb. Annual Tree Sale. SOLD OUT! Come again next year Mar. 21. Sat. 10:00-noon Pruning workshop led by V.J. Comai, Burl. City arborist. Uvm Hort. Research Ctr., 65 Green Mountain Dr., So. Burlington. Mar. 28. Sat. 10:00-noon Seminar, “The Birds […]

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UVM Lecture by Dr. Dorceta Taylor: “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Environmental Institutions: The Slow Pace of Progress” – 3/25

Dear Colleagues, We would like to invite you to attend a special public lecture at the University of Vermont by Dr. Dorceta Taylor, the James E. Crowfoot Professor of Environmental Justice at the University of Michigan. Dr. Taylor’s talk, “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Environmental Institutions: The Slow Pace of Progress,” will take place at […]

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Shelburne Farms news & events Secrets of Our Shoreline, Jobs at the Farm, and Exploring Forestry

About • Our Work • Calendar • Support • Blog • Visit • Stay & Dine • Gather • Farm Store Looking for a seasonal job? Come to our Welcome Center & Farm Store on Saturday, March 28, 11:00AM–1:00PM to chat with department managers and learn about the seasonal positions available around the Farm! Positions are available in Buildings and Grounds, Market Garden, Inn and Guest Services, Restaurant and Kitchen, Welcome […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – March 2020

On Faith Climate Action Day, VTIPL members & friends met with Sen. Tim Ashe whose staff captured the moment. Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News March 2020 Happy World Water Day In this newsletter: ▪ Faith Climate Action Day a Big Success! ▪ VTIPL Transition – Meet our New Coordinator ▪ Article: Weybridge Church […]

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March 2020 E-News: Updates from VNRC

March 2020 E-Newsletter from VNRC Policy updates — It’s Town Meeting Day: Don’t forget to vote! – Here, find an issue guide and list of questions you can ask your legislators. — Act 250 modernization bill passes in House – On Friday, the Vermont House of Representatives passed a bill, H.926, that strengthens environmental protections in Vermont’s land use law. Read more below. — Global […]

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Lake Champlain Committee news: Calling Kids, SUPs, Snow Globes, Bricks Alive & More!

Lake Champlain Committee Late February 2020 E-News Calling All Kids – Enter Our World Water Day Contest! Know a K through 12 student, teacher or homeschooler in the Lake Champlain Basin? In honor of World Water Day, LCC and Champlain Basin Education Initiative (CBEI) partners are hosting our annual cool contest to celebrate water. It’s a great way […]

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City Market Classes & Events: Herbs for Spring Rejuvenation, Fridge Foraging, and Pennywise Pantry Tour!

Fridge Foraging with Melissa Pasanen Monday, March 9, 2020 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm Community Teaching Kitchen, South End Store (map)   Fridge-foraged dinners – for nights when you don’t want to shop, but the fridge and pantry are relatively empty. Join Melissa Pasanen to learn how to create dinner out of not much, use up […]

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