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The Second Energy Efficiency Day is Fast Approaching. Here’s what you can do.

By Patrick Kiker, Communications Manager

Looking to get involved in the second annual Energy Efficiency Day on October 5th? Last year’s first-ever national event was a big success, and we welcome your help in expanding the reach of this year’s event. Energy Efficiency Day is a collaborative effort of regional and national organizations that […]

Hazardous waste collection event in Jericho shut down as precautionary measure

A household hazardous waste collection event was forced to shut down early on Saturday, September 2nd, when a resident brought material for collection without realizing it was explosive. The event, hosted by the Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD), was held at the Highway Garage in Jericho. Upon identifying the material as diethyl ether – […]

EVENT THURSDAY: Talkin’ Trash

Talkin’ Trash with Olivia Lapierre

When: Thursday August 17th

Where: Kilton Library Community Room in West Lebanon

Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Co-sponsored by: Be Zero & the Sierra Club Upper Valley Group.

What does “zero waste” mean? Join Olivia Lapierre for the “Talkin’ Trash”event in which she […]

No Pipeline Here Rally -Upper Valley

Stop the Fracked Gas Pipeline Planned for the Upper Valley

from towns across the Upper Valley will gather on Saturday August 12th from 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm for a rally demonstrating community wide opposition to Liberty Utilities’ proposed natural gas depot and pipeline distribution system in Hanover and Lebanon.

Speakers at the rally include: […]

Save the date for the annual Vermont Rail Action Network dinner!!

Vermont By Rail Vermont Rail Action Network’s Annual Award & Dinner Celebration Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 Rutland, Vermont

The VRAN Board is pleased to introduce its new Executive Director, Larry Lewack, two new board members, Ben Elmore and David Schilling, new offices in downtown Burlington, website improvements, and ambitious rail […]

Plug In to Electric Vehicles at Upcoming Expo

Local Groups Host Electric Vehicle Expo in White River Junction

Vital Communities, Upper Valley Sierra Club, and volunteers from several Upper Valley energy committees are joining forces to host the Upper Valley Electric Vehicle Expo on Saturday, September 9, from 12 to 4 p.m. (rain or shine) at the Dothan Brook School […]

NYS Offshore Wind Open Houses in New York City

The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) is leading the development of offshore wind on behalf of the State. Throughout 2017, NYSERDA is conducting extensive stakeholder outreach and directing more than twenty studies and surveys to ensure offshore wind is developed responsibly. This work will culminate in the New York State Offshore […]

Personal Development Training Opportunities with VEEP

PD in Practice: Teacher Learning Teams

Explore NGSS and develop three-dimensional learning for your classroom with a regional cohort and […]

VEEP: One-Day Summer Science Trainings

Learn how to use our NGSS-aligned kits and curricula in your classroom! Trainings begin August 8, and some training days may be canceled if there is not enough interest, so sign up soon. Here’s the lineup:

Tuesday, August 8: Solar Challenge for grades 5–12, Morrisville Monday, August 14: The Electricity Grid for grades 4–12, Burlington […]

Save the Date! Ken Kimmell – President of the Union of Concerned Scientists Talk

Kenneth Kimmell President of the Union of Concerned Scientists Monday, October 30, 2017 7:00 PM Dartmouth College Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall Ken Kimmell is president of the Union of Concerned Scientists, a leading science-based nonprofit that combines the knowledge and influence of the scientific community with the passion of concerned citizens to build a healthy […]