Bee Happy, Champlain College!

APRIL IS CITIZEN SCIENCE MONTH!! April is Citizen Science Month, so we’re encouraging you to get out there and take part! In addition to promoting a specific citizen science project studying pollinators, we hosted the virtual event Bee Happy Champlain College, on April 10th. You can watch the recording here to learn about our very own Champlain […]

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AASHE Bulletin: April 14th edition: Dickinson College Achieves Carbon Neutrality + More

News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs | Submit| Advertise News of the Week Dickinson College Achieves Carbon Neutrality Dickinson recently achieved its carbon neutrality goal by cutting its greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent from 2008 levels and purchasing carbon offsets to mitigate the remaining emissions. From 2020 forward, all the activities included […]

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Zoom with UN officials (for real)

LIVE WEB EVENTS COMING UP: April 15 at 4:00 PM EST FEATURING: Fabrizio Hochschild, Special Adviser on the Preparations for the Commemoration of the United Nations’ 75th Anniversary, United Nations Secretariat, New York To mark its 75th anniversary in 2020, UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced that the UN will lead the largest-ever global conversation on the […]

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Earth Day meme competition!

We are hearing that it is hard to keep students engaged in class while socially isolating. So PLAN and GAIA wanted to offer a possible engagement for your class that includes prizes! Please share with your other networks or educators . We created a meme contest that challenges folks to investigate the intersections of internet culture, […]

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Zoom or YouTube Live a VT Scientist: April 13 – 24th Lineup

Update: Can’t use zoom? That’s OK – Join us via YouTube Live. If your school does not support the use of Zoom. Please reach out to our education staff, watershd@uvm.edu to get the YouTube live link for a session. What is Zoom a Scientist? Over the next few weeks the Lake Champlain Sea Grant team will be hosting “Zoom a Scientist,” […]

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Shelburne Farms news: Historical Mask Sewing, Walking Trail Updates, and At-Home Learning

About • Our Work • Calendar • Support • Blog • Visit • Stay & Dine • Gather • Farm Store The final days of March marked the end of a productive 2020 sugaring season, thanks in part to the expansion of our sugarbush over the winter. As sugarmaker Marshall Webb said, “When the sap turns a little sour and the bubbles want to explode out of the pan, it’s time to quit.” Take […]

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Emily Gatz ’20 shares her experience with the Sunrise School

Recently, one of the student employees of the Center for Service & Sustainability, Emily Gatz ’20, participated in a training from the Sunrise School. She sums up her experience here… Sunrise School is a youth-led and organized program designed to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process. During a four-day […]

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Earth Week 2020

Join us as we mobilize virtually to celebrate 50 years of Earth Day! Each day features an opportunity for engagement. See calendar of events and ideas for each day at: catmavt.org/earth-week-2020 The worldwide response to the coronavirus pandemic is and should be all of our priorities right now, but we hope that the opportunities to engage below […]

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