Ten energy-efficient home fixes to do before snow flies


REGION – Time again for the leaves to fall along with the temperatures. Time to button up, the house that is. With electrical prices forever on the rise, everyone looks for ways to save over the course of the big … Continued

Black River Action Team cleans up the river

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REGION – From tires to tin cans, flip-flops to fast food cups, the Black River Action Team hauled it all. Recently, the group conducted their 18th annual River Sweep, a large-scale cleanup of the bed and banks of the Black … Continued

Cavendish to host composting workshop


CAVENDISH, Vt. – The Cavendish Energy Committee in conjunction with the Town of Cavendish will host a workshop specifically about composting on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m. in the town office meeting room, 37 High St. Recycling legislation passed … Continued

The climate economy—an important opportunity for Vermont

REGION – Despite growing uncertainty about our national climate policy, we can be proud that the Green Mountain State is widely recognized as a leader in green initiatives. Across the state, there is a shared commitment to environmental protection and … Continued

Annual RiverSweep to clean up the Black River

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REGION – Come get dirty to help us get the Black River clean! The 18th annual RiverSweep is happening on Saturday, Sept. 9 starting at 8 a.m. and ending at noon. Register at the headquarters either in Springfield where we’ll … Continued

Potluck meeting with conservation theme


WALPOLE, N.H. – Stonewall Farm, 242 Chesterfield Road, Keene, will host the third annual gathering of Cheshire County conservation commissions, Sept. 21, 5-7:30 p.m. This event is a collaboration of the N.H. Association of Conservation Commissions and the Cheshire County … Continued

Green Stormwater Infrastructure bike tour kick-off


RUTLAND, Vt. – To commemorate Vermont Clean Water Week, Rutland is showcasing its new Green Stormwater Infrastructure Bicycle Tour map. On Aug. 23 from 4:00-6:00 p.m., the tour will officially kick off with a visit to four of the 22 … Continued

You can slow climate change


BELMONT, Vt. – April Melvin, a native of Belmont and now staff scientist at the National Academy of Sciences, gave a talk on “Understanding Climate Change in Your Backyard” at the Mt. Holly Library Community Room on July 28. Melvin … Continued

VT Clean Energy Report signals opportunities for job growth

REGION – The 4th annual Vermont Clean Energy Industry Report (VCEIR) released today by the Department of Public Service underscores the importance of Vermont’s climate economy as a “promising source of economic growth and employment opportunity.” Overall, the clean energy … Continued

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