Category Archives: Events in the Broader Community

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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Sunrise Movement Town Hall in BTV- April 29

Sunrise Movement Town Hall this coming Monday at 6 pm in Fletcher Free Library! Join us for a town hall-style discussion on national and local climate policy. (flyer attached)   We’ll be joined by Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman, Representative Selene Colburn, UVM Professor of Ecological Economics Josh Farley, 350Vermont, Burlington Progressives, Vermont Youth Lobby, VPIRG, Energy Independent […]

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Upcoming events and classes with City Market

The Dish: The Wild World of Fermentation Wednesday, May 1, 2019 – 5:30pm to 7:00pm ArtsRiot (map)   Recently, there’s been a rise in the popularity of fermented food and beverages, but this ancient technique has been around since the Stone Age. Traditionally used as a means to preserve food, the technology has evolved to […]

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Colgate U Achieves Carbon Neutrality + More

April 23, 2019 In honor of Earth Day, AASHE extends a heartfelt thank you for working to create healthy communities and a thriving planet. To showcase the varied ways that campuses recognize Earth Day, we will be releasing a blog post soon. For a chance to be featured, share pictures from your institution’s Earth Day-related celebrations by April 30, […]

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AASHE Bulletin – April 16th edition

April 16, 2019 News of the week McGill U Drops Redmen Name From Sports Teams The university announced its recent decision to drop the Redmen name from varsity sports teams after consultation with the McGill community. The name is considered to be an offensive term for Indigenous peoples. Moving forward, a steering committee will be […]

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Expand Your Sustainability Skills & Knowledge with AASHE!

Applications for the Sustainability Professionals Retreatare due by May 1! Don’t miss out! If you are looking for a way to advance your vision, capabilities and support system as a sustainability change agent on campus, then this workshop is for you! You can expect a focus on flow, systems thinking, building your skills and strengthening relationships […]

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