Category Archives: Events in the Broader Community

VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – September 2017

Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News September 2017 In this newsletter: Register Now for VTIPL’s Building Local Resilience – Inspiring Climate Action!Conference Congregations Can Be Conference Sponsors Climate Blessing Harvard Study Finds Exxon Misled Public About Climate Change Tell Vermont Attorney General: Investigate Exxon! Petition: Publish Climate Science Report Joint Message from Pope Francis & […]

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An Update from VT Statewide Environmental Education Programs (SWEEP)

An Update from VT SWEEP Dear SWEEP Community, September is here and we are all busy settling into our autumn routines – be it back to school, shifting seasonal programing, or simply grabbing a sweater. We held a board retreat in late August where we not only enjoyed the eclipse together but also made great […]

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Come to the Race Against Racism on September 17th in Montpelier

Nobody has to run, just show up.  The RAR is for runners, walkers, and rally-goers. Read On… Get in touch if you are willing to endorse or donate at   THE RACE AGAINST RACISM! September 17th, 2017 at Montpelier High School  – 5 High School Drive Montpelier, VT 5K Race at 11:30 Rally with Speakers and Performance […]

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Join the Outright VT Firetruck Pull (or Donate to the Champlain Team!)

Maggie Melvin and I are really excited to be raising money for Outright VT by getting a team together to participate in their annual Fire Truck Pull. Do you want to join a team of pumped up Champlainers eager to raise money for an organization who focuses on the safety and security of local queer and trans youth?  […]

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Registration is Open for VT Interfaith Power & Light Conference!

Register for VT Interfaith Power & Light’s Annual Conference VTIPL’s 2017 conference, Building Local Resilience — Inspiring Climate Action!, will be on Saturday, October 21 from 10 am – 4 pm at First Congregational Church in Manchester, VT. Deb Markowitz, former Secretary of Vermont’s Agency of Natural Resources, will be the Keynote Speaker. The conference also features six workshops in […]

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Open Streets (VT) needs volunteers!

Join us on Sunday, September 17th from 10:00AM-3:00PM! This free program provides the people of Burlington the chance to explore miles of urban streets in a safe, car-free environment, enjoying fun and healthy activities along the way. Open Streets provides people with places to mingle, play, and shop, all while promoting healthy living and active transportation. The goals […]

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Old Spokes Home: Bike sales, seeking volunteers and more

Ride the Fall Fundo, tune-up your own bike at Guided Repair, glean veggies by bike, take advantage of our bike to school specials.       FALL FUN·DO fäll ˈfündō/ noun a multi-route cycling event featuring gravel roads, scenic vistas, parks, and pie-stocked aid stations, in which large number of people on bikes ride marked routes to raise awareness […]

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Act Local, Think Global Volunteer Opportunity – June 17

FROM CHELSEA DAY, Social Work class of 2015. I wanted to share this with you in hopes you could pass it along to current students and alumni – Champlain College provided many opportunities for me to become involved in local and global communities. I have continued to serve both communities and am excited to share I […]

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Sustainable Tourism with the Vermont Council on World Affairs – June 8

Megan Epler Wood, author and director of Harvard University’s International Sustainable Tourism Initiative will be presenting her book, Sustainable Tourism on a Finite Planet on Thursday, June 8th, 7pm at the University of Vermont.  This talk is free and open to the public to attend. Those who are interested may RSVP on Eventbrite!

Vermont Youth Environmental Summit seeking workshop presenters & exhibitors

YES is an annual event for middle and high school students who want to learn about environmental issues and find ways to take action. This year’s Summit will take place on November 2, 2017 at the Barre Civic Center. We are looking for workshops on a variety of topics and ideas!  Topics of interest include: […]

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