Shoreline Arts Alliance: Connecticut’s Oldest State-Wide Photography Competition Accepting Submissions for 2024 Show

Kehler Lidell Gallery 873 Whalley Ave, New Haven, CT

Submissions accepted online until August 7th, 2023. We have opened submissions for IMAGES, Connecticut’s oldest state-wide photography competition. Now in its 44th exhibition cycle, IMAGES is a jury-curated photography exhibition which is returning this year to being held in a physical gallery setting. Accepted artists are eligible for various awards, and there is exciting programming […]

Greenwich Earth Day Cleanup: Mianus River

Get involved and give back to your local community on Earth Day! Link up with Trout Unlimited and friends to clean up the Mianus River in Greenwich along River Road. We'll get things started at 10 am - look for the big blue TU tent! There should be plenty of parking on the pull offs […]

Wilton Earth Day Cleanup: Schenck’s Island Park

Schenck's Island Park 202 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton

Get involved and give back to your community on Earth Day! Link up with Trout Unlimited and friends to clean up the Norwalk River at Schenck's Island Park. Volunteers will split up into teams to scout for garbage along the banks, and cut back vines and invasive plants. We'll have all the stuff you need […]

Norwalk Earth Day Cleanup: Silvermine River

Join Trout Unlimited and friends for a cleanup of the Silvermine River in Norwalk at the Silvermine Elementary School. We'll provide all the stuff you need like waters, snacks, gloves and trash bags. Bring a reusable water bottle! For more information

Earth Day Expo at The Groton Public Library

Groton Public Library 52 Newtown Road, Groton

Invest in our planet. Join community organizations as we celebrate Earth Day and raise awareness of climate change, and give the community resources it needs to live more sustainably. This community event features a variety of vendors and organizations who support sustainable living as well as speakers throughout the day. Speakers: Stephanie Draus Mauro Diaz-Hernandez Jason […]

Groton Earth Day Expo: Sustainable Seafood Snacks at Groton Public Library

Groton Public Library 52 Newtown Road, Groton

The shipwright’s Daughter is teaming up with Eating with the ecosystem, Greencrab.org, Stonington Kelp Company and the Sugar Kelp Cooperative for the Second annual Groton Earth Day Expo! throughout the day, James Beard Finalist, Chef David Standridge will BE Serving up sustainable seafood poke bowls, kelp popcorn and offering cooking demos demonstrating simple techniques for […]

Chefs Master class with DAVID STANDRIDGE at Millwright’s

Millwright's Restaurant 77 West Street, Simsbury

Calling all professional chefs! Join James Beard Award Semifinalist Chef David Standridge at Millwright's Restaurant in Simsbury CT for a culinary sustainability masterclass! Discover innovative techniques to elevate your kitchen's eco-game, from utilizing fresh New England sugar kelp to preserving it for future feasts. Learn to tackle invasive green crabs en masse, incorporate underutilized native […]

OF BIRDS & STARS: EXPLORING THE WONDER OF BIRD MIGRATION IN CONNECTICUT

Andover Public Library 355 Route 6, Andover

This interactive presentation by Meredith Barges, Co-Chair of Lights Out Connecticut, will celebrate the beauty of the night sky as the nocturnal habitat of migratory birds returning to Connecticut after their winter stays in South America. You will learn more about the spectacular secret lives of migratory songbirds, the long-distance journeys they make twice each […]

City Nature Challenge 2024: Hartford + New Haven Counties: Biodiversity Observations

Let's share the biodiversity of central CT with the world! Search for wild plants, animals, and other creatures between April 26th and April 29 to see how many species you can find within the boundaries of Hartford and New Haven Counties, Connecticut - from our parks and wildlife areas, to our backyards and city streets. […]

City Nature Challenge 2024: Fairfield and Westchester County: Biodiversity Observations

The Maritime Aquarium is excited to bring the City Nature Challenge to Fairfield and Westchester Counties again in 2024! The City Nature Challenge is an international event where people find and document plants and wildlife in cities across the globe: a bioblitz-style competition where metro areas are in a contest against each other to see […]

Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour

Clinton Town Hall 54 East Main Street, Clinton

Wild & Scenic is a film festival with a purpose, bringing together storytellers and stories that reflect a love and appreciation of the natural world. The evening will feature a series of short award-winning environmental and adventure films from around the world. Festival-goers will see 11 short films about nature, community activism, adventure, conservation, water, […]

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RTPC CONNECTICUT RIVER LECTURE SERIES: Resilient Connecticut: Protecting Our Coastal Communities: John Truscinski

Old Lyme Town Hall 52 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

One hundred year and five hundred year weather-related events are coming with more frequency and, as we see the catastrophic damage of storms across the country, we are reminded of our own vulnerability. Our coastal communities and diverse ecosystems that support, not just our wildlife, but our local economies and way of life remain at […]