Category Archives: Events in the Broader Community

VCWA Speaker Series on the Future of Climate Change – 9/4

The Green New Deal Economic Implication on US-Germany Relations Do you ever think about how the environment will impact future generations and the economy for years to come? Join the VCWA for a Speaker Series with Dr. Claudia Kemfert Dr. Kemfert is a German expert on the nexus of economics, energy, and the environment with […]

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Pull Against Poverty – Sept. 14

PULL AGAINST POVERTY, championed by Switchback, is a tug-of-war event that started in 2017 to raise funds for CVOEO’s programs to fight poverty. Get a team together and help your neighbors… Our goal this year is to raise $20,000 to support the Good Food Truckwhich serves thousands of free nutritious meals in the summer to children in neighborhoods […]

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Peace & Justice Center job opening and other ways to be involved

 We see more clearly than ever the ways that racial capitalism, militarism, and climate chaos feed off of and depend on each other. There are ways for everyone to be involved in this movement of movements. Click here for the quarterly Peace & Justice Newsletter. In This Issue PJC Marketing Volunteer Sign the petition: no wall […]

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Your August CSWD Digest

August 2019 Hello Neighbors, Happy dog days of summer! In the July digest, I wrote about reducing food waste. This month I’m going to add on reuse, the second “R” in the Reduce/Reuse/Recycle mantra. A recent trip to my basement inspired–terrified may be a better word–me into making some changes. Bags of “someday” clothes litter my basement. Sound […]

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Burlington’s Pride Parade & Festival – Sept. 8th

There are Many Ways to Help Out! Volunteer to staff the Pride Festival at Battery Park – especially if you’re a great stage manager, an expert tent raiser, a greeter extraordinaire, or a pro cleanup crew. Volunteer to guide the Pride Parade up Church Street. Parade volunteers get to watch the parade in action close-up, […]

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Lakes-focused conference coming to Burlington (11/11-16)

Please join us in Burlington for the 39th International Symposium of the North American Lake Management Society! Hosted by the New England Chapter of NALMS November 11–15, 2019 Where DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington, Vermont Visit Symposium Website Agenda at a Glance Sunday, November 10 NALMS Board of Directors Meeting Monday, November 11 Lake and Watershed […]

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Vermont Green Building Network Spring networking event – June 5

I’d like to alert you do an imminent opportunity to connect with others working to make Vermont more sustainable, and to catch up on several efforts to improve our sustainability. The Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN) will be holding its spring networking event at the offices of the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation in Burlington on […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – May 2019

  Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News May 2019 In this newsletter: Annual VTIPL Conference: Keynote Speakers VTIPL’s Watershed Manuals are Now Available! Help VTIPL Match Website Grant Second “Vision for Vermont Summit” – Save the Date! Disappointing Legislative Session Leaves Much to be Done Next Year May 24 Global Climate Strike Pope Francis […]

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Attend a Grow It! Workshop near you

Grow It! workshops are back this May Growing a Community of Gardeners Gather with us to learn strategies, share stories, and swap ideas to strengthen gardening in your community. We’ll dive into strategies for developing long-lasting, thriving garden communities through shared leadership and engagement. These unique workshops are hosted regionally so you can connect with […]

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Environment America Releases HEI Renewable Energy Report + More

April 30, 2019 News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs The deadline to apply for the Sustainability Impact Accelerator and Professionals Retreat has been extended to May 10. Happening in the picturesque town of Boulder, Colorado, from June 19 – 22, this retreat is designed to support and bolster attendees’ vision, energy, capabilities and support system as a sustainability change agent on campus. Apply […]

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