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Winter 2021

Chapter Chair Update

Chapter Chair Update

With 2020 coming to a close, we reflect on the past year and look toward the future. This will be the last update from Ann Gadwah as our Sierra Club Connecticut’s Chapter Chair, as the Executive Committee will be electing a new one. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication!

Legislative Update

Legislative Update

How the Connecticut General Assembly session will unfold is always unknown, but the upcoming 2021 session is unlike any other. What we do know is that there is an urgent need to address the crises that we face. Find out what’s coming up next from our chapter’s legislative committee.

10 Garden Gleanings from 2020

10 Garden Gleanings from 2020

While we can’t be outside gardening, the winter is a time to learn and reflect on what we learned during the last garden season so we can plan for the next year. Get our go-to Master Gardener’s favorite tips from this year, and make your garden and surrounding environment healthier and happier.

Fight Climate Change by Decarbonizing

Fight Climate Change by Decarbonizing

Even if you have an old house or don’t have solar panels, you don’t have to give up on the dream of living in a green home! There are steps you can take to reduce the carbon footprint of your home. How can you do this? What is strategic electrification?

Ready for 100 Hartford Campaign

Ready for 100 Hartford Campaign

City by city, we are working to transition to 100% clean, renewable energy in a just and equitable way, focusing on the needs of the community. Sierra Club Connecticut’s Alycia Jenkins is having this conversation in Hartford, where the transition starts with focusing on food justice and environmental racism.

Fighting Factory Farms

Fighting Factory Farms

What does factory farming have to do with COVID-19? How can our food choices help protect our communities from pandemics? Explore some of these ideas as we look toward creating a safer, healthier future - for humans, animals, and our environment.

Understanding and Tackling Environmental Racism

Understanding and Tackling Environmental Racism

The ties between environmental and racial injustice is an important topic that needs to be addressed - within our club, our state, our country, and the world. Sierra Club Connecticut has stepped up this year and become more involved in this crucial conversation.

The Loggerhead Turtle

The Loggerhead Turtle

Though the loggerhead is rarely found in Connecticut waters, there are still ways we can help this threatened species. Learn more about this beautiful creature and how our use of harmful plastics affects these sea turtles, as it makes it way to the ocean.

Support Our Chapter

Support Our Chapter

Did you know you can donate your vehicle and support the charitable programs of Sierra Club Connecticut? We make it easy for you to donate your vehicle. Whether it's running or not, your car, truck, boat, RV, or motorcycle will support Sierra Club Connecticut, sponsored by the Sierra Club Foundation.