Category Archives: Events in the Broader Community

USCRI Vermont Bulletin

1/15/20 Bulletin UPCOMING EVENTS IN OUR COMMUNITY: • USCRI Vermont Volunteer Orientation — Community members are invited to learn more about the organization and how to get involved. Where? USCRI Vermont, 462 Hegeman Avenue, Suite 101, Colchester, VT When? Tues., February 11, 12:30-1:30pm and Wed., February 19, 5:30-6:30pm • USCRI Vermont Current and Prospective Volunteer […]

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Winter 2020 Quarterly PJC newsletter

Here is the PDF of the January/February/March 2020 issue of the Peace & Justice News. This is my last issue as I am retiring January 27, 2020 after 41 years. Have fun reading some of my history. Thank you for your interest in the newsletter. I have enjoyed producing it. Please let Rachel know what you think of […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Jobs, equal pay, energy and more…

Share | Tweet | Forward 2019 deer hunt numbers near record high Vermont’s deer hunting season this year was the fourth highest since 2000, with 16,479 deer taken during the fall deer hunting seasons, according to the Department of Fish and Wildlife. This is below the 19,011 killed in 2018 but above the average of about 15,000 during […]

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Alive in the Forest, January 2020, VFF newsletter

ALIVE IN THE FOREST — January 2020 Newsletter IN THIS ISSUE: New beginner chainsaw workshop, Conserving Vermont’s Amphibians course, Game of Logging training, climate-resilient forests, and more. Conserving Vermont’s Amphibians Over the more than 15 years that we’ve offered Game of Logging chainsaw training courses, folks have asked us for a course designed more for absolute beginning chainsaw […]

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Understanding Timber Harvesting, Yoga with Sangha Studio, and National Crêpe Day!

Understanding Timber Harvesting Saturday, January 11, 2020 – 1:00pm to 3:00pm Hinesburg Town Forest (map)   Throughout our lives, most of us have been inundated with negative information about logging – close your eyes and you can probably picture big clear cuts, mudslides and more scenes of environmental devastation. However, modern forest management is worlds […]

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Transitioning to renewable energy in the near term

It’s a new year (Hope it’s happy!), the holidays are over and new opportunities are appearing. Here are a few that caught my attention recently. Events An evening with Carolyn Finney Thursday, January 23, 2020, 5:30-7:30pm Hilton Garden Inn, 101 Main Street, Burlington Environmental justice leader Carolyn Finney will speak about getting marginalized voices into […]

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Buntings and Kinglets and Counting (oh my): winter at the Museum

Calendar Winter Birds (a series) Jan 22, 29, Feb 5, 12 Monthly Bird Walks Jan 25, Feb 29, Mar 28 Great Backyard Bird Count Feb 14-17 Museum open Feb 15 Kingfisher Carving Class Feb 15 See it. Sketch it. Mar 10 (Monkton) Deadline for submissions to Borders art show   Mar 16 . . WINTER BIRDS […]

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Growing Together: January Newsletter

Growing into a New Year Happy 2020! This is the time of year for recommitting to health goals, making new habits, and embarking on new endeavors to raise the quality of our lives and the lives of our neighbors. As we work to keep our resolutions, it behooves us to ask ourselves: What tools can […]

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Womxn Rising 2020 | January 18th

WOMXN RISING 2020 WHAT: Womxn Rising 2020 WHERE: Casella Theater at Castleton University OR ANYWHERE with an internet connection via our professional Live Stream WHEN: January 18, 2020 | Noon – 3pm On January 18, 2020, we’re changing things up to bring you a more accessible and action oriented Womxn’s March. Womxn Rising 2020 Vermont will take place on Saturday, January […]

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January 2020 E-News: Updates from VNRC

January 2020 E-News Where did the holidays go? The 2020 legislative session is about to begin! We hope the below updates will be useful as you begin to navigate another year of advocacy on behalf of Vermont’s environment and communities. FIRST THINGS FIRST… “6 Legislative Issues to Watch in 2020” — Over the weekend, VPR interviewed House […]

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