Stay Engaged with your Environment

We may be far from each other, but we don’t have to be disconnected!

Whether you’re interested in learning how we’re fighting to cut regional carbon emissions, protecting your cherished places, restoring natural habitats and ecosystems, or tracking down sewage leaks that threaten your clean water, you can find it here.

Find a past webinar, panel, or discussion at our virtual archive.

Paddle for the Sound 2021 – Friday, July 23 – Sunday, August 1

Paddle, sail, or walk to support Save the Sound. Test your skills on the open waters and terrain this summer. Participate in a friendly virtual competition to see who can cover the most distance and raise awareness to protect our regional environment. Paddle for the Sound celebrates the rivers, lakes, forests, and all greenspaces that make the Long Island Sound region truly spectacular. Click here for more information and to register.

Community Cleanup & Open Dialogue on TCI – Sunday, August 8, 2021, 2:00 p.m.

Following the TCI Political Workshop held on July 13, Save the Sound, NB Racial Justice Coalition, and BLM860 will host a community cleanup in effort to inspire conservation in New Britain. The organizations will continue their dialogue on the benefits a fully implemented TCI program could bring to communities overburdened by transportation pollution.

Film screening of WALL-E & Community Dialogue on Environmental Justice – Friday, August 20, 2021, 6:00 p.m.

The Nonprofit Accountability Group (NAG) works to advance racial equity by directing resources to Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and disabled children and families. The Artbox Lot is a plot of land located on Park St in Hartford that has been renovated to accommodate community events to support children and families. These two entities will host a film screening of the popular Disney/Pixar film, WALL-E, followed by an open dialogue with Hartford residents on environmental justice.

Webinar: Healthy Yards Series: The Challenges of Fall – Thursday, September 2, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

With fall comes the dreaded battle with all the leaves that fall from our trees and clutter up our yards. Join us to learn how to turn this burden into a positive, healthy alternative to chemical fertilizers that will give your yard all the nutrients it needs and provide protection for beneficial insects in half the time it takes to rake them. Plus, we’ll discuss all of the problems created by using leaf blowers, it’s not just the noise! Click here to register.

Webinar: Healthy Yards Series: Winterize Your Yard – Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

As we all get ready to hunker down for winter, don’t forget your yard needs some special preparations too. Join us to learn tips on how to prepare your yard for winter while thinking long-term to spring expectations, as well as a discussion on safe, environmentally friendly alternative to common seasonal needs such as de-icers. Click here to register.

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  • Twitter – Stay up-to-date on the ways you can take action for your environment

Find solace in nature during trying times:

Enjoy our #NatureOfHope series, highlighting our staff’s favorite outdoor places around Connecticut and New York. Click here to view the video series.

Learn better ways to live waste-free:

Get some tips on how to live a zero-waste life in our #homeECOnomics video series. Our staff is sharing their favorite tips with you while we’re all staying safe at home. Click here to view the video series.

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July 23 - August 1
Paddle for the Sound 2021 - Participate in a friendly virtual competition to see who can cover the most distance and raise awareness to protect our regional environment. Register in one of three categories: paddle/kayak; sailboat; land lover.

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